Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana

Overview

AddressUS Highway 30 and Sturdy Road
School Websitewww.valpo.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Valparaiso University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Valparaiso, Indiana that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 7,062 students applied to Valparaiso University. Of those students, 6,307 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Valparaiso University was $39,000, in addition to fees of $1,260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Valparaiso University.

Valparaiso University has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Valparaiso University acceptance rate is 89%. To put this into perspective, 6,307 of the 7,062 students who applied to Valparaiso University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Valparaiso University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Valparaiso University had an SAT score between the range of 1,070 and 1,270. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Valparaiso University was between 23 and 29 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Valparaiso University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Valparaiso University, the tuition for in-state residents is $39,000. Combined with fees of $1,260, room and board costs of $11,860, other expenses of $1,620 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $54,940.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $40,260 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Valparaiso University to $54,940 for out-of-state students.

Students at Valparaiso University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Valparaiso University was $5,137 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 31%.

Valparaiso University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Valparaiso University.

Valparaiso University has a good gender split, with 56% of undergraduates being female and 44% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 51% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 48% of students come from in-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Valparaiso University is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Valparaiso University to thrive in your studies.

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