Follow the admission requirements below if you are a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Begin your profile registration and tell us some basic information. Then proceed to complete each tab within the application form.
Former students, who have missed two consecutive semesters (fall and spring), must complete the Readmission Application form.
Please submit official transcripts from all university courses in which you have been enrolled. Unofficial transcripts are accepted but official copies must be submitted prior to beginning classes. Valpo students and alumni are not required to submit transcripts. Transcripts can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed directly to the Graduate School.
Request two professional or academic recommendation letters to be submitted through our online recommendation form.
Your reflective essay should summarize:
- Why you are applying to Valparaiso University
- Your interest in the degree program
- How this program impacts your current or future development
- $30 for U.S. citizens
- $20 for J.D. dual degree applicants
Your application fee is automatically waived if you schedule a campus visit.
Priority Application Deadlines
The following graduate programs have a priority application deadline for admission into the Fall 2017 semester. ALL application materials must be submitted by the corresponding date in order to receive admission consideration by the Admissions Committee.
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
School Psychology – M.Ed. Education and Psychological Foundations and Ed.S. Education Specialist
Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP)
Important Notes on Submitting Documents
Submit your application documents in one email to email@example.com to expedite your admission decision. Please call Jessica Choquette or Jennifer McQuady within Graduate School Admissions at 219.464.5313 to discuss your application with an expert. Visit Campus  Affordability