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Graduate Outcomes
Ninety-seven percent of recent graduates are working or attending graduate school across the country and around the world. Where will a Valpo degree take you?
Valpo Alumni
Nov. 27 is #ValpoGivingTuesday, and your participation could help unlock a $10,000 challenge gift, and, more importantly, endless possibilities for Valpo students.
Visit Valpo
The best way to know if Valpo is the place for you is to visit. Schedule a campus tour, meet current students and professors, and learn more about life at Valpo.
Around the Campanile
Experiential Learning
A grant from the National Science Foundation will advance the field of data science education, creating opportunities for undergraduate research. Students will survey data scientists at top firms such as E-Trade, Pandora, and Google.
Alumni
Alumni Bob ’82 and Kathy Christopher ’82 Hansen have established the Robert and Kathleen Hansen Endowed Scholarship for Study Abroad, which has benefitted 85 students who have studied in Central America, Germany, Ireland, Thailand, and Japan.
Faculty Scholars
Haiying He, Ph.D., and Luke Venstrom, ’07, Ph.D., have been named University Research Professors for the 2019–2020 academic year in recognition of scholarly accomplishments. The professorships include a stipend and sabbatical time to continue creative and original work.
Only at Valpo
Watch as Valpo students share what passion means to them and how it drives them to do some incredible things.
Valpo in the News
In recognition of her work to advance French education, the French government recently named Randa Duvick, professor of foreign languages and literatures, Officer in the Order of French Academic Palms.
Arts and Culture
The Brauer Museum of Art offers a unique opportunity to view world-class art in Northwest Indiana. Fall exhibitions feature a collection of photographs by David Robert Austen, covering nearly two decades spent in Australia, as well as work by Krista Steinke ’90.
Athletics
Nearly 50 Men's and Women's Basketball regular-season games will appear on ESPN3 or ESPN+ through The Valley on ESPN. Click the image above for a complete schedule and information about the ESPN+ streaming service.
Academics
Valpo’s College of Engineering, ranked as one of the top 20 undergraduate engineering programs in the nation, now offers an interdisciplinary environmental engineering major.

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Featured Events

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Tree Lighting
Dec. 4, Outside Harre Union
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Dec. 7, Chapel of the Resurrection
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Dec. 9, Chapel of the Resurrection
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Spring 2019 classes begin.
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By The Numbers
Where Passion Meets Purpose
#GoValpo
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.
Community
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.
Artists
The Arts at Valpo features more than 100 performances annually and is home to the Brauer Museum of Art.
Multicultural
Valpo hosts numerous events throughout the year, offering students opportunities to learn from other cultures.
Scholars
At Valpo, students gain hands-on experience through undergraduate research and experiential learning.
Dedicated
Nearly one in three students is part of a sorority or fraternity, where they volunteer, grow as leaders, have fun, and make friends.
Service-Minded
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
Leaders
Valpo students lead with compassion, character, and integrity and make a difference in the world.
Centered
A variety of daily opportunities exists for worship, prayer, and quiet reflection.
Connected
Valpo’s vibrant campus community fosters connections with friends and mentors that last a lifetime.
Academics
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, with flexible schedules and distance delivery options.
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
A Top 5 University
Recognized as one of the best universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1990.
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