Transfer Students

Are you interested in a particular Valparaiso University program? Or just looking to explore Valpo’s many options?

Whether you are completing work at a two-year school, looking to move into a program that your current college doesn’t offer, or just searching for a better fit, you’ve come to the right place.

Join a Community

Valparaiso University offers an inclusive community environment where, as one of over 300 transfer students each year, you’ll feel right at home.

You will appreciate our small class sizes and faculty mentoring, which emphasize personal attention for every student.

Our graduates stand out among their peers, whether looking for a job or applying to graduate school, making a Valpo education a valuable investment.

Next Steps

Your Admission Counselor

Jennifer Smolnicky and Carrie Palkovich are your admission counselors. Please contact either one with questions.

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As a transfer student, I was unsure of how I would fit in. I was thrilled to find students, faculty, and staff who were caring and welcoming, and eager to help me find my niche.

Kristen Knoerzer, Class of 2013
St. John, Ind.
Major: Professional Writing