Applicants for admission to Vanguard University must follow the procedure outlined below:


Submit the undergraduate application for admission to the Office of Admissions. Include a $45 (non-refundable) application fee. You may call the admissions office to make a payment for the application fee with a MasterCard or Visa credit card.

High School Transcripts

Arrange for an official copy of your high school transcript to be sent to the Admissions Office sometime during the first semester of the senior year. Applicants are also responsible to request that their eighth semester grades be forwarded upon graduation.

Students graduating with a General Education Development (GED) diploma must submit test results along with transcripts of any high school work completed.

Supplemental Forms

A transcript request form and pastoral reference are required for admission to VU. Give the Transcript Request Form to your guidance counslor or registrar. Give the Pastoral Reference Form to your pastor or youth leader to fill out.

Standardized Tests

Take either the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT). The minimum score required for the SAT is a 910, and the minimum score required for the ACT is 19. At this time the SAT scores are based on the Critical Reading and Mathematics portions of the test. Information and registration forms may be obtained from your high school counselor. The addresses for testing information are as follows: