Located ten minutes from Newport Beach and an hour from Los Angeles. Vanguard University is located in Costa Mesa, California, a place that's dubbed “City of the Arts” and "Orange County's Capital of Cool" by The Orange County Register. Vanguard is a quick drive to California’s most beautiful beaches, boardwalks and palm-tree-lined piers, as well as premier shopping and the Disneyland Resort. The region's diverse demographics give rise to an endless offering of international cuisines. Academic buildings and offices on campus are noted for their Santa-Barbara-style architecture, and situated in one of Costa Mesa’s safest ranked neighborhoods, adjacent to Costa Mesa City Hall.