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How To Apply

Are you ready to begin your next chapter at Orange County's first four-year college? Apply online and submit the non-refundable $45 application fee today (RN to BSN applicants do not need to submit an application fee).

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Program specific admissions requirements listed below.

Application Deadlines:


January 15:
Early Action Deadline

March 1:
Priority Deadline

July 1:
Standard Deadline
(Applications submitted after July 1 are considered on a space available basis)


October 1:
Priority Deadline

November 1:
Standard Deadline
(Clinical Psychology)

December 1:
Standard Deadline (all programs except Clinical Psychology)
(Applications submitted after the Standard Deadline are considered on a space available basis)


February 1:
Priority Deadline


April 1:
Standard Deadline

*RN to BSN, Leadership Studies and Theology only




Request Official Transcripts from any colleges or universities attended. Vanguard graduates need only request transcripts from institutions attended after Vanguard.*

All supporting documents should be submitted to the Graduate & Nursing Admissions Office:

If possible, please submit transcripts electronically (e.g. Parchment). Unofficial transcripts and test scores (with student name, test date and subscores), may be scanned and emailed to gradadmissions@vanguard.edu

  • Email: gradadmissions@vanguard.edu
  • Fax: 714-966-5471
  • Mail/Drop-Off: Vanguard University Graduate & Nursing Admissions 55 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626

*The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required for admission into any programs and is not considered in evaluating applications.

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