2011-2012 Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Cost of Attendance

Following are the costs of attending Valparaiso University in the academic year 2011-2012. 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 90 percent of all students receive financial aid, and the average financial aid package is in the $25,000 range. 

On-Campus

 
Tuition (12-19 credits) $30,000
General Fee $  1,040
Room (Standard Double) $  5,356
Meal Plan (Freshman Level) $  3,400
Total University Direct Charges $39,796
Other Estimated Costs:  
Books/Supplies $  1,200
Personal/Travel/Misc. $  1,640
Total Financial Aid Budget $42,636
   

Off-Campus

 
Tuition (12-19 credits) $30,000
General Fee $  1,040
Total University Direct Charges $31,040
Other Estimated Costs:  
Housing Costs $  5,150
Meals $  2,000
Books/Supplies $  1,200
Personal/Travel/Misc. $  1,640
Total Financial Aid Budget $41,030
   

Commuter (with parent)

 
Tuition (12-19 credits) $30,000
General Fee $  1,040
Total University Direct Charges $31,040
Other Estimated Costs:  
Housing Costs $         0
Meals $  2,000
Books/Supplies $  1,200
Personal/Travel/Misc. $  1,640
Total Financial Aid Budget $35,880
   
 Other Fees  
Annual Engineering fee  $720
Nursing Lab & Test Fee
(beginning of sophomore year)
 $699
Course Overload fee
(over 19 credit)
 $1,254/cr
Performance Music fee  $360/lesson

Graduate and Part-time Undergraduate tuition:

 Part-time undergraduates:  $1,355/cr
 Undergraduate Co-op:    $  480/cr
 College of Adult Scholars:   $  480/cr
 RN Special:   $  480/cr
 Grad Nursing programs (MSN and DNP):   $  635/cr
 MBA Post-Graduate Certificate:   $  785/cr
 MBA and MEM programs:    $  710/cr
 All other graduate programs:   $  560/cr  

Other Meal Plans (Annual amounts)

Sophomore Level:  $3,110
 Junior Level:  $2,900
 Kade-Duesenberg:  $1,000
 Uptown East Apartments:  $1,450
 Minimum Meal Plan for others:  $  700

 Training Table Option: (additional charge)

 $1,300

 More information on meal plans  


Other Room Charges (Annual amounts)

 Double - Alumni, Brandt, Lankenau, Scheele   $5,356
 Single - Alumni, Brandt, Lankenau, Scheele   $8,034
 Double - Guild, Memorial, Wehrenberg  $6,240
 Single - Guild, Memorial, Wehrenberg  $9,360
 Double - Kade-Duesenberg  $6,468
 Single - Kade-Duesenberg  $9,702
 807 Mound Street  $5,460
Uptown East Apartments  $8,100
 More information on residence halls
 

Full-time Undergraduate Fee of $520/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 $95/sem covers

 Student Senate
 I.D. Cards
 Athletics
 Union Services
 Technology

Full-time Graduate Fee of $183/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 $100/sem covers:

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

 

2011 Summer Tuition

 Undergraduate courses:  $480/cr
 Undergraduate nursing courses:  $720/cr
 additional fee for on-line courses:  $100/course
 MBA Post-Graduate Certificate:  $785/cr
 MBA and MEM courses:  $710/cr
 Graduate Nursing (MNS and DNP):  $635/cr
 All other graduate courses:  $560/cr