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Life at Valpo
Life at Valpo
Your mind will be opened to a world of infinite possibilities. Explore the many things that make Valpo extraordinary and see yourself here.
Valpo Alumni
Valpo Alumni
Because of YOU, we once again hit record levels of donor participation in giving on Day of Giving, Proud to be Valpo. Stay tuned for the final results!
Visit Valpo
Visit Valpo
The best way to know if Valpo is the right place for you is to visit! Explore our 350-acre campus, talk to current students, and get a feel for campus life. It's all here waiting for you.
Around the Campanile
Arts and Culture
Arts and Culture
With an expansive permanent collection, the Brauer Museum of Art offers a unique opportunity to view world-class art in Northwest Indiana. Summer exhibitions run through Aug. 7 and feature works by the Area Artists Association of Michigan City.
Meteorologist Larry Mowry '00 joins the weekend morning news team at ABC 7, the top-rated television station in Chicago, after nearly eight years in Dallas.
Faculty Scholars
Faculty Scholars
Terry Kessler, professor of nursing and Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Sciences, works with undergraduate students to better understand tobacco use on college campuses and promote smokefree environments.
Valpo in the News
Valpo in the News
Professor David Herzig penned an article for Forbes analyzing the estate tax and right of publicity implications following the sudden death of music legend Prince.
Vashil Fernandez '14, '15 M.S., '16 M.S. is the Horizon League's Male Scholar-Athlete of the winter season for his performance both on the court and in the classroom. Vashil set Valpo and Horizon League single-season records with 119 total blocks and was previously named National Defensive Player of the Year by CollegeInsider.com. He receives his second master's degree from Valpo this year, with a GPA of 3.957.
Only At Valpo
Only At Valpo
Watch as Valparaiso University students seek to harness their passion for service and leadership and find their purpose at Valpo.
Only at Valpo
Only at Valpo
From growing enrollment, campus expansions, and national rankings to athletic victories, arts performances, and service activities, 2015-2016 was a remarkable year at Valpo.
The 31st annual Jazz Fest features local middle school and high school performers, Valpo students and faculty members, and special guest artists the Benny Green Trio and the legendary Count Basie Orchestra.

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Featured Events
June 6-7
Orientation for new Valpo students.
June 10, The Course at Aberdeen
A day of camaraderie on the green to support student-athletes.
June 13-24
An academic camp for elementary and middle school students.
July 13-27
An academic seminar for high school students.
More Events
By The Numbers
Where Passion Meets Purpose
At Valpo, student-athletes are champions in the classroom, community, and competition.

  • 19 NCAA Division I athletics programs
  • Club sports and intramurals include Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, tennis, volleyball, hockey, and more
  • ValparaiZone student section unites fans to cheer for their classmates
Campus Life
Valpo’s beautiful campus features state-of-the-art facilities and open spaces for study, fun, and relaxation.
Downtown Valparaiso features exciting events like outdoor concerts and is just an hour from downtown Chicago.
Honor Bound
At Opening Convocation, Valpo students commit to uphold the highest standards of academic integrity.
The Arts at Valpo features more than 100 performances annually and is home to the Brauer Museum of Art.
Valpo hosts numerous events throughout the year, offering students opportunities to learn from other cultures.
At Valpo, students gain hands-on experience through undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Nearly one in three students is part of a sorority or fraternity, where they volunteer, grow as leaders, have fun, and make friends.
Valpo students make a difference locally, nationally, and globally.

  • Students complete more than 220,000 hours of community outreach and service learning each year
  • Valpo was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in 2014
Valpo students lead with compassion, character, and integrity and make a difference in the world.
A variety of daily opportunities exists for worship, prayer, and quiet reflection.
Valpo’s vibrant campus community fosters connections with friends and mentors that last a lifetime.
College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college at Valpo, home to 23 departments and more than two dozen interdisciplinary programs that engage students in the study of humanities, sciences, the arts, pre-professional studies, and social sciences.
College of Business
The College of Business offers a holistic learning experience to develop globally savvy and analytical business executives. Undergraduate programs are marked by a hands-on approach evident in everything from project-oriented assignments to a required internship program.
College of Engineering
The College of Engineering provides a state-of-the-art engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Award-winning facilities include the LEED Platinum certified Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center and the James S. Markiewicz Solar Energy Research Facility.
College of Nursing & Health Professions
For more than 40 years, the College of Nursing and Health Professions has remained one of the nation’s finest nursing programs. Programs go beyond the traditional to include health care leadership and other concentrations to meet growing market needs.
Christ College
Christ College — The Honors College inspires students to look beyond the obvious to discover new ideas, thoughts, and beliefs. For high-caliber students of all majors, Christ College offers a rigorous learning environment and a variety of opportunities outside of the classroom.
Graduate & Law
Valpo offers a variety of postgraduate options through the Law School and the Graduate School and Continuing Education Division, with flexible schedules and locations in Valparaiso and Chicago.
Chapel of the Resurrection
A Place of Faith & Service
Experience the creative relationship between faith and learning, a connection that extends beyond the classroom and into the world. Valpo students lead and serve through a vibrant Chapel community, the Institute for Leadership and Service, and more. Learn more about Faith & Service
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A Top 5 University
Recognized as one of the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1990.
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  • Best Value
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