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Most Helpful Review for Valparaiso University
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Abigail from Kendallville, IN
  • 22 out of 24 people found this review helpful

Guys, I can't stress more how amazing Valpo is. It is such an amazing fit for me and so many students. There is so much to do! There is a train station right in Valpo that you can take the V-line to (free bus system that goes anywhere in town). The train goes straight to Chicago which is only 45 minutes away! We have a brand new union, great food, amazing clubs and people, and the education you get here will not only be well instructed, you'll have experience as well! The teachers are wonderful, kind, and extremely helpful- all...

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  • Sarah from Palos Heights, IL
  • Jul-02-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Valparaiso has a great environment to it and the community is amazingly welcoming. I love the campus and the general feel of the school. Everything from the people, to the food, to the classes make this a great place to attend college.

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  • Kristen from St. Charles, IL
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Valparaiso University is a medium sized Lutheran University. It has a positive community feel and is great for maintaining friendships. It is a liberal arts university that offers a high-end education that prepares well for life after college.

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  • Austin from Lebanon, IN
  • Mar-15-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    They are very caring about there students. You can always find friends hanging out somewhere just having fun. I will be a meteorology student and they always seem like they are on the cutting edge of the education in this department, can't speak for the others due to fact I knew what I wanted to major in but I am sure that the others are just as fantastic.

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  • Nursing major from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Valpo is a great school, however it is not for everyone, meaning that it is not your typical party school. People are really friendly and nice, and it is pretty diverse for a school in Indiana. The campus itself is beautiful and the financial aid office is quite generous.

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  • Carl from Plainfield, IL
  • Nov-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Valparaiso University is an excellent place for students to learn, grow, and find themselves. This university succeeds in shaping students into whole and well-rounded thinking individuals who are ready for the real world. Not only do students become well-rounded, but they are more than sufficiently qualified to walk into the work force of whatever field of study they chose while in school.

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  • Megan from Kouts, IN
  • Sep-27-2013 I am a current student here

    A safe, welcoming environment that makes all students feel right at home. Excellent programs for everyone to get involved with, plus the professors are always willing to help the students succeed. As a music major, this is a place where I want to be.

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  • Valpo Student
  • Aug-25-2013 I am a current student here

    Valpo is a decent school. It's small, so you learn a lot and can easily get one-on-one assistance, even in huge lecture classes. However, be warned, as there is almost nothing to do on the weekend, so it can get boring pretty quickly.

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  • rakesh reddy from valparaiso, IN
  • Jul-16-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    the university is a place of oppurtunities.It makes students not only to learn subjects but also makes us to teach life

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  • an incoming freshman
  • Jul-14-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Valparaiso University has a beautiful campus that is somewhat frightening yet peaks your curiosity. The people are kind and always want to help you with whatever you have concerns about. The school is extremely expensive and hard to pay for without scholarships, and that makes me glad I worked hard in high school.

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  • Gabrielle from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Jun-19-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This university opens students' eyes to a variety of cultures without forcing culture down a student's throat. Tuition is expensive, but scholarships are available, but most are for those within the Lutheran circle. The town itself doesn't offer much entertainment to college students, but the campus offers a variety of activities and clubs that the student and participate in.

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