Welcome to Office of International Programs

A Long Tradition

Since 1859, Valparaiso University has been known for its outstanding academic program and excellent faculty. A nationally recognized, private university, Valparaiso attracts students from most of the United States and more than 40 countries. With over 3,700 students enrolled in its five undergraduate colleges, School of Law, and Graduate Division, Valparaiso offers diversity in its academic programs and extracurricular activities. Valparaiso is an independent Lutheran University that welcomes students from all religions and faiths.


A Little About Us 

Valparaiso University is located in a safe, pleasant and friendly residential community in Northwest Indiana. From its convenient location, students can enjoy the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago, the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan, and the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Valparaiso’s attractive downtown area includes a shop-lined main street and neighborhoods of handsome 100-year-old residences. Dramas and musicals are presented at the historic Memorial Opera House, while the city’s many parks offer excellent recreational activities.

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