Valparaiso University

Women's D1 Coach: Amanda Eberhart
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3,199 Undergrads / 3,786 Students
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$21,824 Net Price
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86% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Missouri Valley (MVC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
62% / 71%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Lutheran Church in America
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
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Events By Valparaiso University Coaches
Oct 5 '19
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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Indianapolis Indiana Area
  • Chile
  • Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Greater Detroit Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • South Bend Indiana Area
  • Fort Wayne Indiana Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Where Grads Work
  • Valparaiso University
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  • Ivy Tech Community College
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  • Methodist Hospitals
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  • UChicago Medicine
  • State Farm
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • AT&T
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Porter County Education Services
  • Indiana University Health
  • La Porte Hospital
  • Spectrum Health
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Community and Social Services
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Legal
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
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Critical Reading
500 - 600
530 - 650
1030 - 1250
21 - 29
22 - 28
22 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 5,491 2,556 2,935
% Admitted 86% 86% 86%
% Admits That Enroll 14% 14% 14%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (22%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (20%)
Engineering (17%)
Business (16%)
Mechanical Engineering (6%)
Education (6%)
Social Sciences (6%)
Psychology, General (4%)
Physical Sciences (4%)
Psychology (4%)
Business Administration and Management, General (4%)
Accounting (4%)
Civil Engineering, General (4%)
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (3%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (3%)
Computer Science (2%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$41,820
Books & Supplies$1,200
Cost of Living$12,260
Personal Expenses$1,620
Sticker Price$56,900

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

99% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship99%$30,668
Federal Grants32%$5,751
Pell Grants32%$4,599
Other Federal31%$1,215
State & Local Grants24%$7,415
Institutional Grants99%$27,052
Student Loans46%$7,607
Federal Loans44%$5,637
Other Loans7%$14,583

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $250 Million $66,143

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $23,500 $287

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.3%

Avg. rate for colleges with softball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,571 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $48,500

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.52 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 62% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 3 3
Fondling 1 1
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 2 1
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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