Valpo Tuition & Cost

How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Valparaiso University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,210
Room and Board $11,400
Other Expenses Budget$1,620

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Valparaiso University on a full time basis for 2017/2018 is $52,980 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $37,550 for tuition, $11,400 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $1,210 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Valparaiso University is $37,550, the same as Indiana residents.


Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Valparaiso University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Valparaiso University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$17,300
$30,001 to $48,000$17,539
$48,001 to $75,000$20,346
$75,001 to $110,000$23,008

The average reported annual net price for Valparaiso University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $23,099 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Valparaiso University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $26,441 99%
Pell Grant $4,344 31%
Federal Student Loan $6,905 69%

The average reported annual net price for Valparaiso University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $23,099 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Valparaiso University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $84,916. The loan balance of $84,916 is a four year multiple of the $21,229 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $887 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $84,916
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $886.62
Total Interest Paid $21,478.39
Sum of All Loan Payments $106,394.39

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
All Residents $52,980 $55,149 $57,406 $59,756

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Valparaiso University to be $211,920 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Cost Credit Hour and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Valparaiso University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,355 $4,065 $5,420

Estimated cost for a class at Valparaiso University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Valparaiso University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Valparaiso University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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