Student Population
National Rank
Valparaiso University overview
Location Valparaiso, Indiana
Online valpo.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Lutheran Church in America
Valparaiso University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Valparaiso, Indiana, Valparaiso University is a mid-size 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 7,954 prospective students applied, and 6,704 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 807 enrolled in the school.  3,645 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 381 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $39,000 plus fees of $1,260. Valpo is ranked 340 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Valparaiso University overview
SAT 1130/1330
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Valparaiso University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,260
Room and Board $11,860
Budget for Other Expenses$1,620
Total One Year Cost$54,940


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

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%

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