Valparaiso University continues a legacy of quality education that extends throughout a proud history of more than 150 years. And at Valpo, a student’s personal journey extends beyond classrooms and books.
Valparaiso University enrolls about 4,000 students from most states and more than 50 countries, constituting an international, interconnected community. Valpo offers five colleges for undergraduates — the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, College of Nursing, and Christ College (honors college) — as well asgraduate studies and a law school.
The modern Harre Union (opened in 2009) and Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources (2004), and the historic Chapel of the Resurrection form the heart of campus.
Our athletics teams compete at the Division I level. Valpo’s proudest sports moment is advancing to the Sweet 16 in the 1998 men’s basketball NCAA tournament.
We’re located in Valparaiso, Indiana, a city of 31,000 people, in Northwest Indiana just an hour east of Chicago.
There’s much more to Valpo than can be described here. Explore the website, and to truly get to know us, plan a visit to campus soon.
If you’re looking for a university with a legacy of quality in academic offerings; with an interconnected campus community that is international in scope; and that provides plenty of opportunities for learning — and fun — beyond the classroom, then you belong at Valparaiso University.
A complete educational experience: Valpo is known for its blend of liberal arts and professional schools. Students choose from more than 70 academic majors. Distinctive offerings include Christ College, Valpo’s honors college; the high-tech and growing meteorology program; and exciting music and theatre programs; and many more.