Valparaiso University is Affiliated With the Lutheran Church in America Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Lutheran Church in America faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Lutheran Church in America Colleges and Universities.
Valpo Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Valpo. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Valpo Disability Services.
Valpo for the Military
While not a "service academy", Valpo does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information, check out our Valpo for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Valparaiso University
Valpo offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Valparaiso University
Valpo has a comparatively small, student body. There were 3,199 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 3,120 (97.5%). Part-time attendance was 79 (2.5%).
Valparaiso University is Ranked #716 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Valpo receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Valpo #716 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Valparaiso University Competes in the NCAA
Valpo has a total of 422 student athletes, 280 men and 142 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$12,946,139|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$12,946,139|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Valparaiso University Athletics