Valparaiso University is a selective, independent Lutheran institution in Valparaiso, Indiana, an hour’s drive from Chicago. Founded in 1859, Valpo offers a thorough grounding in the liberal arts as well as professional training and graduate study, helping students find their own paths to lifelong personal, spiritual, and professional growth. Our spacious campus of more than 350 acres offers over 70 different academic majors.The university aims to foster in its students a lifelong commitment to this search for truth, encouraging the development of a sense of personal vocation as well as the intellectual and professional skills needed to pursue it.
Valparaiso University is a private, religious school in the town of Valparaiso, Indiana. Valparaiso University was founded in 1859. The college currently enrolls around 2,924 students per year, including 2,507 undergrad students.
It is moderately difficult to get into Valparaiso University. Valparaiso University admitted 91% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 6,198 applications received in 2022, 5,659 students were offered admission.
|Valparaiso University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||91%|
|Early Decision Acceptance Rate||ED not offered|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||EA not offered|
|Test Optional||May require tests|
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Valparaiso University is locatedin Valparaiso, Indiana, near the city of Chicago.
If you would like to see Valparaiso University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Indiana Toll Road/Interstate 80/90 to Valparaiso, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago Midway.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Valparaiso University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Valparaiso University is Continuous processing.
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Wondering what life at Valparaiso University is like? There are approximately 2,924 students enrolled at Valparaiso University, including 2,507 undergraduate students and 417 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 48% percent are from IN and 52% percent of students are from other states.
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