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Valpo Demographics & Diversity

Valparaiso, Indiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Valpo are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Valparaiso University students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 35% more female students than male students enrolled at Valparaiso University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Valpo has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Valparaiso University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Valparaiso University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,327
Women 1,795

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Valpo serves a high number of out-of-state students with 56% of the student body residing outside of Indiana or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Valparaiso University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 44%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,576 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,122
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.3%
Part time Undergrads 2.1%

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