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Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN
#6

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Valparaiso University, located in Valparaiso, Indiana, is a private institution founded in 1859. An independent Lutheran university, Valparaiso belongs to a small group of institutions of higher education characterized by integration of liberal arts and professional studies. Situated jus an hour from Chicago, students can enjoy a vibrant culture of restaurants, nightclubs, shopping and museums.

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Quick Facts


Kretzmann Hall, 1700 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383

2013-2014 Tuition

$33,480 Tuition and Fees

Students

2980 undergraduate students
47% male / 53% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
79.6% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1859

Programs Offered

associate degree, terminal associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Science Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, Drama and Dance Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, German Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Geography Teacher Education, Psychology Teacher Education, Civil Engineering, General, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religious/Sacred Music, Theology/Theological Studies, Youth Ministry, Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Criminology, Economics, General, International Economics, Economics, Other, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, American/United States Studies/Civilization, East Asian Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Keyboard Instruments, Voice and Opera, Music, Other, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Accounting, Finance, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Management Science, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Minors Offered

Computer Science, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Engineering, General, Civil Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Other, Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other, Chinese Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Hebrew Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Adult Development and Aging, English Language and Literature, General, Creative Writing, Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Statistics, Other, Air Force JROTC/ROTC, Army JROTC/ROTC, Environmental Studies, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Economics, General, Geography, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, American/United States Studies/Civilization, East Asian Studies, European Studies/Civilization, American Indian/Native American Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Acting, Directing and Theatrical Production, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Business Administration and Management, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Actuarial Science, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Mass Communication/Media Studies, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia, Public Relations/Image Management

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,980
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 2,830
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 100
Percent of male undergraduates: 47%
Percent of female undergraduates: 53%
Percent of international undergraduates: 7%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: football
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women:

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