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Drawer Trigger

Welcome to Vanguard

As you explore our website, I hope you will see the many ways that grace and thoughtfulness come together in this exceptional Christian academic community. For nearly 100 years, our commitment to the mind and heart has produced generations of students who are excelling in the workplace and making a difference in the world around them. Our investments in scholarship, innovative programs and excellent facilities are critical to being a nationally recognized leader in Christian higher education.

At Vanguard, we cultivate academic excellence, character development and global perspective as seeds of greatness in the life of every student. These seeds of greatness take root in a supportive and challenging learning environment. We are dedicated to walking with you toward the calling on your life. Together we look beyond the horizon to consider the needs of our neighbors and the nations. We invite you to experience how a biblically-based, transformational learning environment will prepare you to succeed and thrive.

I invite you to prayerfully make that first move toward the future God has for you. Your story matters. We’ll be with you every step of the way.


Serving you,


Michael J. Beals, Ph.D.
President