Valparaiso University is a selective, independent Lutheran institution in Valparaiso, Indiana. Valparaiso University is a community of learning dedicated to excellence and grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve in both church and society. Founded in 1859, Valpo offers a thorough grounding in the liberal arts as well as professional training and graduate study, helping students find their own paths to lifelong personal, spiritual, and professional growth. The university aims to foster in its students a lifelong commitment to this search for truth, encouraging the development of a sense of personal vocation as well as the intellectual and professional skills needed to pursue it.
Valparaiso University offers more than 70 undergraduate degree programs and interdisciplinary options throughout it’s five undergraduate colleges as well as programs through it’s Graduate School and Law School. Students will take classes in the humanities, arts, sciences, and social sciences along with courses required by their major. Each step of the way, Students professors and academic advisor will guide them as they discover how to turn their passion into a rewarding career. Home to 23 academic departments, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse of the colleges. It provides the Valpo Core, an interdisciplinary experience that builds the foundation for a student’s general education for all programs, and it is where 70 per cent of Valpo students earn their degrees. Whether students are preparing to attend Valpo or students are already part of their international community, it’s office is dedicated to serving their needs as an international student while helping to create a supportive environment in which to live and study.
Valparaiso University’s spacious campus of more than 350 acres contains more than 60 academics and residential buildings, including 202,000-square-foot . Harre Student Union is the hub of student life and offers space for recreation and meetings as well as a computer lab, bookstore, career center, and two dining options at Founders Table and the Campus Cafe. Life at Valpo offers students a model of community participation, personal responsibility, and respectful concern for others.
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