What Makes Us Special

About Valparaiso University

As a scholarly community, Valparaiso University engages in the exploration and attainment of knowledge, the understanding of the cultural and religious heritage of society, respect for the individual, and development of a critically inquiring spirit. Its independent Lutheran heritage provides a foundation for vocation and social responsibility. Valparaiso University fosters these values in a close-knit environment that supports individuals working together to understand, welcome and contribute to a culturally and racially diverse campus and world.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% ACT Range For Freshman Class*


* Middle 50% range for ACT Composite: 23-29

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.67

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 52%
Men 48%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 86.4%  Help

More About our Students

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Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

2012-13 Average Net Tuition for
Aided Undergraduates *  Help

* Net tuition for each individual student may be lower or higher
depending on family income and student eligibility
and availability of grant aid.

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 14:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 92%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 350 278 40 5 673