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Life at Valpo
Your mind will be opened to a world of infinite possibilities. Explore the many things that make Valpo extraordinary and see yourself here.
Valpo Alumni
Thank you to everyone that participated in the Forever Valpo Campaign Kick-Off and Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2016!
Visit Valpo
The best way to know if Valpo is the right place for you is to visit! Explore our 350-acre campus, talk to current students, and get a feel for campus life. It's all here waiting for you.
Around the Campanile
Be part of the action at the ARC! Show your support for first-year head coach Matt Lottich as he leads the men's basketball team into the 2016–2017 season. Season tickets start as low as $169.
Faculty Scholars
Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard, Ph.D., joins Valpo as the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christian Ethics to develop and teach various courses in the field of Christian ethics and deliver an annual public lecture related to current issues from a theological ethics perspective.
Watch as five students share what makes them unique and what their Valpo experience means to them.
Valpo in the News
Professor of Law David Herzig, the Michael and Dianne Swygert Research Fellow, is quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, shedding light on tax breaks and legal implications as they relate to tax returns filed by presidential candidate Donald Trump in 1995.
Arts and Culture
With an expansive permanent collection, the Brauer Museum of Art offers a unique opportunity to view world-class art in Northwest Indiana. Fall exhibitions run through Dec. 11 and feature feature photographs by Louise Witkin-Berg.
Only At Valpo
Watch as Valparaiso University students seek to harness their passion for service and leadership and find their purpose at Valpo.
The Times of Northwest Indiana features Valpo's recently launched data science program, which prepares students to turn raw data into informed action and equips graduates with skills that can increase their starting salary after college by more than $10,000.
Embark on a journey to Mwadui, Tanzania, with Linda Davis '07 Funke and Eric Funke '04, who serve as missionaries in this small diamond-mining town. Crossing paths for the first time at Valpo, they each immersed themselves in the community and garnered opportunities for a life of ministry and leadership.

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Featured Events
Oct. 27, Chapel of the Resurrection
Featuring Marie Howe.
Oct. 30, Chapel of the Resurrection
Featuring Y. Franklin Ishida.
Nov. 2, Chapel of the Resurrection
"Mighty Be Our Powers"
Nov. 5, Duesenberg Welcome Center
Welcoming prospective students to campus with the opportunity to meet current students and admissions staff as well as tour the campus.
More Events
By The Numbers
Where Passion Meets Purpose
At Valpo, student-athletes are champions in the classroom, community, and competition.

  • 19 NCAA Division I athletics programs
  • Club sports and intramurals include Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, tennis, volleyball, hockey, and more
  • ValparaiZone student section unites fans to cheer for their classmates
Campus Life
Valpo’s beautiful campus features state-of-the-art facilities and open spaces for study, fun, and relaxation.
Downtown Valparaiso features exciting events like outdoor concerts and is just an hour from downtown Chicago.
Honor Bound
At Opening Convocation, Valpo students commit to uphold the highest standards of academic integrity.
The Arts at Valpo features more than 100 performances annually and is home to the Brauer Museum of Art.
Valpo hosts numerous events throughout the year, offering students opportunities to learn from other cultures.
At Valpo, students gain hands-on experience through undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Nearly one in three students is part of a sorority or fraternity, where they volunteer, grow as leaders, have fun, and make friends.
Valpo students make a difference locally, nationally, and globally.

  • Students complete more than 220,000 hours of community outreach and service learning each year
  • Valpo was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction in 2014
Valpo students lead with compassion, character, and integrity and make a difference in the world.
A variety of daily opportunities exists for worship, prayer, and quiet reflection.
Valpo’s vibrant campus community fosters connections with friends and mentors that last a lifetime.
College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college at Valpo, home to 23 departments and more than two dozen interdisciplinary programs that engage students in the study of humanities, sciences, the arts, pre-professional studies, and social sciences.
College of Business
The College of Business offers a holistic learning experience to develop globally savvy and analytical business executives. Undergraduate programs are marked by a hands-on approach evident in everything from project-oriented assignments to a required internship program.
College of Engineering
The College of Engineering provides a state-of-the-art engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Award-winning facilities include the LEED Platinum certified Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center and the James S. Markiewicz Solar Energy Research Facility.
College of Nursing & Health Professions
For more than 40 years, the College of Nursing and Health Professions has remained one of the nation’s finest nursing programs. Programs go beyond the traditional to include health care leadership and other concentrations to meet growing market needs.
Christ College
Christ College — The Honors College inspires students to look beyond the obvious to discover new ideas, thoughts, and beliefs. For high-caliber students of all majors, Christ College offers a rigorous learning environment and a variety of opportunities outside of the classroom.
Graduate & Law
Valpo offers a variety of postgraduate options through the Law School and the Graduate School and Continuing Education Division, with flexible schedules and locations in Valparaiso and Chicago.
Chapel of the Resurrection
A Place of Faith & Service
Experience the creative relationship between faith and learning, a connection that extends beyond the classroom and into the world. Valpo students lead and serve through a vibrant Chapel community, the Institute for Leadership and Service, and more. Learn more about Faith & Service
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A Top 5 University
Recognized as one of the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1990.
  • Best Teaching

  • Best Value
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