General Information About Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University, a community of learning dedicated to excellence and grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve in both church and society.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Lutheran Church in America
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- Suburb: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 2,932 Percent Admitted 91% Men Admitted 91% Women Admitted 92% Full Time Retention Rate 83%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 490 600 Math 500 630 Writing 480 590
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 22 28 English 22 29 Math 22 29 Writing 7 9
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,406 Native American 19 Asian 76 African American 227 Hispanic 176 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,695 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 884