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Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN, USA
3.97 Average Rating
Valparaiso University is a private institution situated in Valparaiso, Indiana. It is a “more selective” institution and faith-based school affiliated with the Lutheran church. There are several ministries on campus such as St. Teresa of Avila Student Center and Campus Crusade. Top fields of study include, nursing, biology, and mechanical engineering.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Lutheran Church in America
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
43%
Out of State Students
55%
0
100
83%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1159
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 15, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,053
Total Number of Undergrads
3,251
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
60%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
67%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$23,099
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$39,000
Out-of-State Tuition
$39,000
0
100
93%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$28,710
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
90
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Indianapolis
Milwaukee
Minneapolis
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
78%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,700
More About Post-Grad

What Students Are Saying

3.97 Average Rating
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.
Carl from Plainfield, IL
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.
Nursing major from Chicago, IL

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