2014-2015 Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Cost of Attendance

Following are the costs of attending Valparaiso University in the academic year 2014-2015. The direct charges are billed by the University on a semester basis (half of the total for each semester). The “estimated other costs” are used to determine total financial aid eligibility and to help you plan for all expenses; these estimated costs will differ between students. For a complete listing of all charges, consult the University catalog. Please note also that more than 94 percent of all students receive financial aid, and the average financial aid package is in the $29,000 range. 

On-Campus

 
Tuition (12-19 credits) $33,680
General Fee $  1,080
Room (Standard Double) $  6,200
Meal Plan (Freshman Level) $  3,980
Total University Direct Charges $44,940
Other Estimated Costs:  
Books/Supplies $  1,200
Personal/Travel/Misc. $  1,620
Total Financial Aid Budget $47,760
   

Off-Campus

 
Tuition (12-19 credits) $33,680
General Fee $  1,080
Total University Direct Charges $34,760
Other Estimated Costs:  
Housing Costs $  5,400
Meals $  2,500
Books/Supplies $  1,200
Personal/Travel/Misc. $  1,620
Total Financial Aid Budget $45,480
   

Commuter (with parent)

 
Tuition (12-19 credits) $33,680
General Fee $  1,080
Total University Direct Charges $34,760
Other Estimated Costs:  
Housing Costs $         0
Meals $  2,500
Books/Supplies $  1,200
Personal/Travel/Misc. $  1,620
Total Financial Aid Budget $40,080
   
 Other Fees  
Annual Engineering fee  $740
Nursing Insurance, Lab & Test Fee
(beginning of sophomore year)
 $849
Course Overload fee
(over 19 credit)
 $1,408/cr
Performance Music fee  $375/lesson

Graduate and Part-time Undergraduate tuition:

 Part-time undergraduates:  $1,505/cr
 Undergraduate Co-op:    $  500/cr
 College of Adult Scholars:   $  500/cr
 RN Special:   $  500/cr
 Grad Nursing programs (MSN and DNP):   $  680/cr
 MBA Post-Graduate Certificate:   $  2500/course
 MBA program   $  2500/course
 MEM program   $TBD
 MMA program   $  595/cr
 All other graduate programs:   $  595/cr  

Other Meal Plans (Annual amounts)

Sophomore Level:  $3,580
 Junior Level:  $3,380
 Kade-Duesenberg:  $1,300
 Uptown East Apartments:  $1,900
 International: $2,200
 Minimum Meal Plan for others:  $  790

 Training Table Option: (additional charge)

 $1,770

 More information on meal plans  


Other Room Charges (Annual amounts)

 Double - Alumni, Brandt, Lankenau, Scheele   $6,200
 Single - Alumni, Brandt, Lankenau, Scheele   $8,800
 Double - Guild, Memorial, Wehrenberg  $7,000
 Single - Guild, Memorial, Wehrenberg  $10,000
 Double - Kade-Duesenberg  $7,200
 Single - Kade-Duesenberg  $10,200
 807 Mound Street  $6,200
Uptown East Apartments  $9,400
 More information on residence halls
 

Full-time Undergraduate Fee of $540/sem covers:

 Student Senate
 I.D. Cards
 Athletics
 Rec Sports
 Health Services
 Union Services
 Insurance-Health & Acc
 Technology
 Fitness Center
 Cultural/General Events

Part-time Undergraduate Fee of $96/sem covers

 Student Senate
 I.D. Cards
 Athletics
 Union Services
 Technology

Full-time Graduate Fee of $189/sem covers:

 Student Senate
 I.D. Cards
 Athletics
 Grad Activity Fee
 Union Services
 Technology
 Health Services
 Fitness Center

Part-time Graduate/Adult Scholars Fee of $101/sem covers:

 Student Senate
 I.D. Cards
 Athletics
 Grad Activity Fee
 Union Services
 Technology

 

2014 Summer Tuition

 Undergraduate courses:  $500/cr
 Undergraduate nursing courses:  $765/cr
 additional fee for on-line courses:  $0/course
 MBA Post-Graduate Certificate:  $699/cr
 MBA and MEM courses:  $699/cr
 Graduate Nursing (MSN and DNP):  $680/cr
 MMA courses  $595/cr
 All other graduate courses:  $595/cr