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Academics

Discover a Vanguard Education

At Vanguard University, you will experience a Christ-centered education that fosters knowledge, cultivates character, and deepens faith. Our dedicated and qualified faculty provide a robust liberal arts education, preparing you for meaningful contributions in your profession and community. 

Discover the Vanguard Legacy

Rooted deeply in our rich institutional history and our distinctive identity as a Pentecostal Christian university, Vanguard University is committed to leading the way in delivering high-quality, accessible, Spirit-empowered education in Orange County and throughout California. 

Learn more about our History

Discover Why Your Story Matters

At Vanguard, the student experience is the center of all we do. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to your future success. At Vanguard you will find resources and people to help you along every step of your academic journey and beyond. 

 

Explore Degrees & Programs

Discover your purpose and explore your calling through one of 80+ academic degrees and programs that will equip and prepare you for a Spirit-empowered life of Christ-centered leadership and service. 

 

About Vanguard's Schools and College

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The College of Arts & Sciences

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The School of Business & Management

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The School of
Education

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The School of Theology & Ministry

Here at Vanguard University, we watch God so often do immeasurably more than any of us could even ask or imagine in the lives and hearts of our students. As such, it’s not just my privilege, but my duty, as I serve as Provost, to anchor our academic programs and services deeply in our more than 100-year-old institutional mission.

Ryan T. Hartwig, PhD
Provost

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Academic Calendar

Need to know what's happening? Find important dates and deadlines on the Academic Calendar.

 

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WE ARE VU

Learn more about Vanguard University and its 100-year history of  life-changing, Spirit-empowered Christian higher education.