#7 Best Private Colleges in Indiana

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana

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Student Population
Valparaiso University overview
Location Valparaiso, Indiana
Online valpo.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church in America
Valparaiso University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Valparaiso, Indiana, Valparaiso University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Lutheran Church in America faith. In the most recent statistical year 5,991 prospective students applied, and 5,190 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 637 enrolled in the school.  2,930 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 192 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $41,940 plus fees of $1,346. Valpo is ranked 275 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Valpo is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Valparaiso University overview
SAT 1070/1280
ACT 22/29
Weighted GPA 3.76
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Valparaiso University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,346
Room and Board $12,620
Budget for Other Expenses$1,620
Total One Year Cost$58,726

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
71% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Valparaiso University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 13%
Health Professions 12%
Engineering 10%
Social Sciences 9%
Education 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152600 IPEDS survey data for Valparaiso University.

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