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Valparaiso University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Valparaiso Address

General info:(219) 464-5000
Financial aid office:(219) 464-5015
Admissions office:(219) 464-5011University FAQ
University Homepage

Tuition + Valparaiso Housing (2013-2014)

Grad Application Fee:$30

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:2,026
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 3,284
# of Grad students: 1,305
Total Students: 4,589




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

92% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $434

14% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $5,488

92% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $18,925

57% receive student loans and the average amount is $7,570Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Masters Colleges and Universities I

Special Programs

Valpo Core, 3+3 Law, MBA, Chinese & Japanese Studies, Pre-Medical, Pre-Law, Pre-Seminary, Deaconess, Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA N/A
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: No
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

80% men vs 79% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:2,836
Women Applicants:3,288
Men Admitted:2,281
Women Admitted:2,599

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services


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• Actuarial Science
• Advanced Legal Research/Studies
• African Studies
• Air Transportation
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• Applied and Professional Ethics
• Art/Art Studies
• Arts
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Astronomy
• Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
• Biochemistry
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biology/Biological Sciences
• Business
• Business Administration and Management
• Business/Commerce
• Chemistry
• Chinese Studies
• Civil Engineering
• Classics and Classical Languages
• Communication
• Computational Science
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Programming
• Computer Programming/Programmer
• Computer Science
• Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
• Counseling Psychology
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Creative Writing
• Criminology
• Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
• Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
• East Asian Studies
• Economics
• Education
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• English Language and Literature
• English Language and Literature/Letters
• Entertainment
• Environmental Science
• Ethics
• European Studies/Civilization
• Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
• Finance
• French Language and Literature
• General
• Geography
• Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
• Geology/Earth Science
• German Language and Literature
• Gerontology
• Health and Physical Education/Fitness
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• History
• Humanities/Humanistic Studies
• Information Technology
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Economics
• International Relations and Affairs
• International/Global Studies
• Journalism
• Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
• Keyboard Instruments
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Latin American Studies
• Law
• Legal Studies
• Literatures
• Management
• Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
• Marketing
• Marketing/Marketing Management
• Mass Communication/Media Studies
• Mathematics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
• Music
• Music Performance
• Music Teacher Education
• Music Theory and Composition
• Nursing Education
• Nursing Practice
• Organizational Communication
• Oth
• Other
• Philosophy
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physics
• Physics Teacher Education
• Political Science and Government
• Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
• Professional
• Programs for Foreign Lawyers
• Psychology
• Public Administration and Social Service Professions
• Public Relations/Image Management
• Radio and Television
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• School Psychology
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Social Sciences
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching
• Specific Levels and Methods
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
• Sports Communication
• Sustainability Studies
• Teacher Assistant/Aide
• Teacher Education and Professional Development
• Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
• Technical
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• Voice and Opera
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