Freshman Application Instructions

The first step toward beginning your Valpo journey.

Apply early to receive top consideration for scholarships, awards and other financial aid.

Submit Your Application

  • Apply online »
  • Or print and mail or fax Valpo’s paper application [pdf].
  • Or submit the Common Application
    The Common Application website allows students to apply to multiple schools simultaneously. Valpo requires a short supplement, which will become available automatically as part of the online application process.

Required Supplementary Items

In addition to your completed application, please submit the following to Valparaiso University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission:

Your personal statement

Instructions are included in all versions of the application.

Standardized test scores

Your standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) from the testing agency or on your official high school transcript. Valpo’s SAT code is 1874 and ACT code is 1256.

Official high school transcript(s)

Ask your guidance counselor to submit your official high school transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. (If you do not meet the minimum course requirements, you may be contacted for additional information.)

Other test results

Have Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or other college-level test results sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.




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