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Valpo Value

Based on cost and value, U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Valparaiso University among “Great Schools at Great Prices.” You may be surprised at how affordable a top quality education can be at this top ranked comprehensive Midwest college.

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Valpo students who receive financial assistance through Scholarships, grants, loans, and/or campus employment
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$100+ MILLION total amount of financial assistance awarded to undergraduate students annually at Valpo
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THOUSAND Average annual aid award for new undergraduates receiving aid in 2019-2020
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Job or graduate school placement rate for Valpo students within 6 months of graduation

The value of a Valparaiso University education is revealed in many ways. The strong academic reputation is one and a Christian environment that fosters both spiritual and intellectual growth is another. Still others include extensive activities, leadership opportunities and learning beyond the classroom. Perhaps one of the greatest returns on a Valpo education is the preparation to make a difference by connecting your college term papers work and faith in service to the world and its people.




Sensible borrowing cannot only help you pay for college, but also helps you establish a good credit history. Similarly, not making your regular payments can result in a poor credit rating or even default. Valpo students have been responsible borrowers. Here are a few facts:

Valpo’s default rate is calculated at 0.0%. Should the default rate exceed the national average the University will email all students of this change and what corrective actions will be put in place to rectify the increase. These actions can include: more training on default management, additional exit counseling sessions for students or working with the lenders to directly contact students who are in default on federal loans.