Valparaiso University

Acceptance Rate 93.17 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $44,796
Student Population 2,924
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $30,096
Graduation Rate 74 %

Academic Overview

Valparaiso University Campus, Valparaiso, IN
Valparaiso University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Valparaiso, Indiana. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
Valparaiso University is one of 2 colleges affiliated with Lutheran Church in America.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $44,796 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,220.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 2,924 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 93.17% and the graduation rate is 74% last year.
The salary after graduation from Valparaiso University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, VU's tuition & fees is $44,796. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $12,220.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at VU. The acceptance rate of VU is 93.17% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 10.58%. The average graduation rate is 74% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,096 and 98% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 2,924 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Valparaiso University is 93.17 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Valparaiso University is 74 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Valparaiso University is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Valparaiso University is 2,924
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Valparaiso University is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $30,096 at Valparaiso University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressUS Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Online Applicationhttps://www.valpo.edu/admission/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://www.valpo.edu/student-financial-services/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.valpo.edu/student-financial-services/applying/what-to-expect/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.valpo.edu/student-financial-services/veterans-information/processing-veterans-information/
Disability Servicehttps://www.valpo.edu/access-and-accommodations-resource-center/

Offered Degrees

VU offers 137 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree50
Bachelor's Degree790
Post Bachelor's Degree220
Master's Degree260
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

Valparaiso University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,033)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,916)

Veterans Benefits

Valparaiso University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges