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Go You. Go Valpo.
Go You. Go Valpo.
Higher education is one of the smartest investments you can make in your future. And we’re committed to making sure it is within reach. That’s why U.S. News & World Report ranks Valpo the No. 1 best value in the Midwest.
Valpo Alumni
Valpo Alumni
Cheer on men's basketball in Detroit as they attempt to repeat as Horizon League Tournament champions and punch their ticket to March Madness.
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 and get to know your future classmates. It's all here waiting for you.
Around the Campanile
Faculty Scholars
Faculty Scholars
University Research Professor Heath Carter describes history research as detective work and an attempt to find the story or make sense of the past.
Academics
Academics
Valpo students will continue to promote health through a tobacco prevention and cessation campaign thanks to a $200,000 grant funded by the Indiana State Department of Health.
Alumni
Alumni
Rodney Patterson '81 returned to his alma mater to discuss his new book, as well as the challenges he faced as a student at Valpo and the lasting relationships he formed with classmates, professors, and mentors.
ARTS AND CULTURE
ARTS AND CULTURE
The Valparaiso University Chorale and Bach Choir join the Leipzig Baroque orchestra for a special Midwest tour of Johan Sebastian Bach's "St. John Passion."
Academics
Academics
Valpo business students will launch a student-managed investment fund to create an endowed scholarship fund for the University.
Athletics
Athletics
The Pioneer Football League recognized 47 Valpo football players in its annual Academic Honor Roll.
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. Winter exhibitions run through April 3 and feature a retrospective view of artists Betty LaDuke, Carlos Lopez, and Michael Miller, as well as sculptures by Neil Goodman.
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.

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Featured Events
Feb.
11
Feb. 11-14, University Theatre
Faculty and student choreographers and performers from across campus present a variety of dance styles.
Feb.
14
Feb. 14, Harre Union Ballroom
“Advocating for Liberation,” featuring poets, singers, and dancers.
Feb.
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Feb. 20, Chapel of the Resurrection
Featuring the Valparaiso University Chorale and Bach Choir, with special guest the Leipzig Baroque Orchestra.
Feb.
27
Feb. 27 - March 13
Classes are not in session.
More Events
By The Numbers
Where Passion Meets Purpose
#GoValpo
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.
Community
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.
Artists
The Arts at Valpo features more than 100 performances annually and is home to the Brauer Museum of Art.
Multicultural
Valpo hosts numerous events throughout the year, offering students opportunities to learn from other cultures.
Scholars
At Valpo, students gain hands-on experience through undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Dedicated
Nearly one in three students is part of a sorority or fraternity, where they volunteer, grow as leaders, have fun, and make friends.
Service-Minded
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
Leaders
Valpo students lead with compassion, character, and integrity and make a difference in the world.
Centered
A variety of daily opportunities exists for worship, prayer, and quiet reflection.
Connected
Valpo’s vibrant campus community fosters connections with friends and mentors that last a lifetime.
Academics
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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Recognized as one of the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1990.
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