Valparaiso University

Is Valpo a Good School for the Money?

Valparaiso University Value Report

Is a Valpo degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 25% National Quality

Valparaiso University is ranked #2,181 out of 2,540 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Valparaiso University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2181 out of 2540
Great Value
National Value Score  15.33 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $141,493 For That Piece of Paper

The average Valpo student's degree will cost an estimated $141,493. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $34,177 and a typical 4.14 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $34,177
Average Years to Graduate 4.14
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $141,493

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Valpo cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$138,351 In-State With Aid
$243,126 Avg Cost No Aid
4.14 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Valpo.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $243,126 #0 F
All Students $141,493 #2,181 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $138,351 #1,704 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $243,126 # F
All Students $141,493 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $138,351 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Indiana.

About 100% of Valpo students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Valpo financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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