About Valparaiso University
On Campus Housing
It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Valparaiso University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to VU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $55,220 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($41,820), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($12,260), and budget for other expenses ($1,620) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$72,576 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At VU, $12,260 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at VU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Valparaiso University is around $27,052 and the federal grant is $5,751. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $7,415 as well as institutional aid worth $27,052. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Valparaiso University amount to $67,039,600 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $11,325,451.