Tuition & Fees for the 2011-2012 Academic Year

Tuition at Valparaiso University are extremely competitive for one of the highest ranked institutions in the Midwest and lower than many private universities in the region.

Graduate Tuition Per Credit Hour (Effective Summer I 2011 semester)

  • Graduate: $560
  • RN/Special: $480
  • MSN: $635
  • MBA: $710
  • MBA/MSN (up to 24 credits): $710
  • DNP Program: $635
  • MBA/MSN (over 24 credits): $640
  • MEM: $710

Payment of Fees

  • Parking Registration Fee (yearly): $115
  • Parking Registration Fee (half-year): $69
  • General Fee for full-time students (fall and spring): $183
  • General Fee for part-time students: (fall and spring): $100
  • Graduate Application: $30
  • Dual Degree JD/Masters Application: $20
  • International Graduate Application: $50
  • Private Music Instruction (For each instrument, voice & composition): $350

Financial Aid for Graduate Students
Certain graduate programs offer a limited number of scholarships and assistantships, which may vary by year. In addition, many graduate students at Valparaiso University finance their education through loan programs, both federal direct loans and private loans. To learn more about these loans and financial aid, contact the Office of Financial Aid by phone at 1-888-GO-VALPO (1-888-468-2576), by email at, or by visiting their website at