Statement of Accreditation Status
Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
United States
Current Accreditation Status: 
Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 20, 2014
Granted Candidacy: 
First Accredited: 
Undergraduate FTE: 
Graduate FTE: 
Financial Structure Type: 
Private, Non-profit
Religious control
Academic Calendar: 
Semester Plan
Rolesort descending Name Title E-mail
Accreditation Liaison Officer Doretha O'Quinn Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs officeoftheprovost [at] vanguard [dot] edu
Board Chair David Oddo Board Chair davidoddo [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
Chief Academic Officer Doretha O'Quinn Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs officeoftheprovost [at] vanguard [dot] edu
Chief Executive Officer Michael Beals President officeofthepresident [at] vanguard [dot] edu
Chief Financial Officer Lettie Cowie Vice President for Business and Finance lettie [dot] cowie [at] vanguard [dot] edu
Director of Institutional Research John Kim Institutional Research Analyst john [dot] kim [at] vanguard [dot] edu
Degreesort descending Degree Level Year Implemented Modality
Accounting Bachelors 1992 On-site
Biochemistry Bachelors 2008 On-site
Biological Sciences Bachelors 2008 On-site
Biology Bachelors 1975 On-site
Business Administration Bachelors 1988 On-site
Chemistry Bachelors 1982 On-site
Clinical Psychology Masters 1998 On-site
Communication Bachelors 1979 On-site
Cultural Anthropology Bachelors 1988 On-site
Early Childhood Education Bachelors 2012 Distance Education
Early Childhood Education Associate 2012 Distance Education
Education Masters 1994 On-site
English Bachelors 1958 On-site
History/Political Science Bachelors 1975 On-site
International Business Bachelors 1997 On-site
Kinesiology Bachelors 1975 On-site
Leadership Studies Masters 1983 On-site
Liberal Studies Bachelors 1967 On-site
Marketing Bachelors 1992 On-site
Mathematics Bachelors 1969 On-site
Music Bachelors 1948 On-site
Music and Worship Arts Bachelors 2008 On-site
Nursing Masters 2012 On-site
Nursing Bachelors 2008 On-site
Organizational Psychology Masters 2014 On-site
Psychology Bachelors 1954 On-site
Religion Bachelors 1939 On-site
RN to BSN Bachelors 2013 On-site
Sociology Bachelors 1974 On-site
Theatre Bachelors 1997 On-site
Theological Studies Masters 1991 On-site
Season Year Description
Spring 2015 Interim Report
Fall 2016 Offsite Review
Spring 2017 Accreditation Visit
Statement Last Revised: 
Sep 18, 2014