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Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, IN)


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Valparaiso University is ranked 84 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 268 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 47%
Applicants who took ACT 72%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69921%
600+26%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69929%
600+33%

ACT Score

30-3623%
24-2950%
24+73%

Students applied6,491
Students admitted5,346
Admission rate82%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate60%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$35,030
Fees$1,130
Room and board$10,520
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$47,880

Cost after need-based aid$25,447
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,877

Average debt at graduation$35,449

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$48,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met84%
Average need-based aid$22,433
Average non-need-based aid$13,003

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,260

Full-Time

Men1,520
Women1,639

Part-Time

Men53
Women48

Freshmen retained84%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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