How much does Valparaiso University cost?

Valparaiso University Cost of Attendance
In-state $38,760
Out-of-state $38,760
On-Campus Room and Board $11,400
Off-Campus Room and Board $7,900
Average Annual Cost $22,626
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $15,705
$30,000-$48,000 $17,477
$48,000-$75,000 $19,566
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000 $25,873

Valparaiso University Financial Aid and Debt

77%

Students paying down their debt

$27,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$279

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 99% $23,580
Federal Grants 31% $5,712
Pell grants 31% $4,467
Other federal grants 30% $1,167
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 14% $5,989
Institutional grants or scholarships 99% $22,774
Student loan aid 59% $7,485
Federal student loans 58% $7,208
Other student loans 6% $14,328

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 157 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 150 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 267 Up to $1,120
Have perfect attendance for a year 197 Up to $750
Play a sport 146 Up to $600
Do community service 268 Up to $75
Take a challenging class 292 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 136 Up to $6,000
Visit a college campus 271 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Valparaiso University Admissions

What is Valparaiso University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA 3.72
SAT Submissions 42% of applicants
SAT Reading 500-600
SAT Math 490-600
SAT Writing 480-590
ACT Submissions 77% of applicants
Composite Score 23-29

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Valparaiso University Campus Life

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

337

Forbes Ranking

54%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

66%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3531
Living on campus
Transfer Students 21%
Under Age 25 52%
Gender Balance
Women
53%
Men
47%

Student Diversity

49%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
70.78%
Unknown
12.78%
Hispanic or Latino
7.97%
Black or African American
5.98%
Asian
2.28%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.18%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.03%

Valparaiso University Graduation Success

86%

First Year Student Retention

54%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$48,700

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Valparaiso University

Address

US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road
Valparaiso, IN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large Suburb
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