The Value of the Degree

There’s never been a better time to invest in a degree from the Valparaiso University College of Arts and Sciences.


A college education represents a significant investment of both money and time, and students expect a lifetime of returns. Valpo delivers.

Attending the College of Arts and Sciences

  • Is affordable, thanks to generous financial aid;
  • Dramatically increases lifetime earnings;
  • Develops the skills that employers value most; and
  • Fosters self-knowledge and exploration that lead to more satisfying careers.

Better Pay

Graduates Earn More
The pay gap between those who graduated from college and those who didn’t is at a record high. Americans with four-year college degrees make 98 percent more than people without a degree.


Financial Aid
Ninety-four percent of Valpo students receive financial assistance through scholarships, grants, loans, and/or campus employment. The average annual aid award is $30,000.


The A&S Advantage
Small classes and supportive, knowledgeable professors mean that Valpo A&S students really master the skills that lead to rewarding careers.