INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OUTCOMES
Vanguard University has six Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILOs) to demonstrate core competencies: integration of faith and learning, cultural competency and citizenship, communication, critical thinking, holistic living, and information competency. More information on Institutional Learning Outcomes can be found in the Core Curriculum section of the academic catalog.
Vanguard University is a member of and accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the regional accrediting body for colleges and universities in California. The university also holds special accreditations for the following programs:
- California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) for the graduate education teacher credential program for multiple and single subjects.
- Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for the baccalaureate and master's degree programs in Nursing.
- National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
- National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
Vanguard University is also endorsed by The Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education (AAGHE).
Vanguard University holds institutional membership with the following associations: Association of Governing Boards (AGB); Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU); Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU); National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU); Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA); Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).