Academic Reputation


Valparaiso University is the only Lutheran undergraduate institution maintaining complete accreditation in all of its engineering programs. Bachelor of Science degree programs in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are all accredited by the Engineering Commision of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: 410-347-7700.


The College of Engineering is affordable compared to other private and public institutions based on the average student financial aid award. In U.S. News & World Report, Valpo was named "best value" among Midwestern, master's-level institutions for the second consecutive year. The University has been ranked first or second in each of the past four years.

Academic Reputation:

Valparaiso University's College of Engineering continues to be recognized as one of the nation's finest engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. Based on a survey of engineering deans and faculty members from throughout the country, the College of Engineering tied for 17th in the nation among nearly 194 institutions where the highest degree awarded is a bachelor's or master's.