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Demographic Information

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Please select "yes" if your parent, grandparent or sibling has previously attended Vanguard University.​​​​​​​

Ethnic Information (Optional)

The federal government and accrediting agencies request that college and universities describe the racial/ethnic backgrounds of students. To help us comply, please respond to the following questions and select one or more of the racial categories below to with which you identify yourself.

The information requested in this section is voluntary and is used for statistical purposes only. It will not be used to determine eligibility for admission.

Program of Interest

Licensing and certification agencies typically have regulations denying licensure or certification to anyone who has been convicted of a felony, most especially one which reflects an offense which would be a cause for disciplinary action if committed by one already holding the license. Please contact the licensing board in the state you plan to apply for licensing for clarification of how a conviction may affect licensing. This clarification should be done before the application for admission to this program is submitted.​​

Academic Record

List below all colleges, universities, graduate institutions and professional schools that you have attended since graduation from high school regardless of whether you finished a degree program. List them in the order in which they were attended. It is the applicant's responsibility to request that transcripts from all of the schools attended are sent directly to the graduate and nursing admissions office. Vanguard alumni need not request transcripts from Vanguard.

Prerequisite Information

Verification of passing or being registered for both the CBEST and CSET will need to be forwarded to the Graduate & Nursing Admissions Office.


*All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of "B-" or better prior to program start date.

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By submitting this online form, I hereby certify that the information contained in this application is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. If admitted to Vanguard University of Southern California, I commit myself to abide by all rules and regulations of the University, whether academic or disciplinary, to conduct myself at all times in keeping with the purpose of the University, to apply myself to study and to fulfill the course requirements to the best of my ability. I understand that all admissions materials or information submitted become the property of the University and are not returnable.

I understand that while a student at VU, my photo may be taken on campus and at University events (whether on or off campus) and that these photos are the property of Vanguard University and may be used for promotional purposes.

If admitted, I agree to abide by the rules, regulations and expectations of the University. These expectations include a standard of personal health, moral integrity, social awareness, and conduct congruent with Christian beliefs and standards. In order to encourage individual behavior guided by these standards, the University requires all undergraduate and graduate students to abstain from alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and illegal, immoral, or disruptive activities while on campus or while involved in university related activities.

Vanguard University, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act of 1990 (formerly the Campus Security Act), provides prospective employees, students, and their parents access to its Annual Security Report. The report describes the university's safety and security services and procedures and provides crime and disciplinary referral statistics for the three previous years. To obtain a copy of this report, please visit our Campus Safety website.

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