Valparaiso University Graduate Schools

Valparaiso University (referred to as VU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Valparaiso, IN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Valparaiso University is $12,220 in average. The school has 399 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,122 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Valparaiso University (referred to as VU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Valparaiso, IN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1929 - Current[Estimated Date]).
VU Directory Information
School NameValparaiso University (VU)
AddressUS Highway 30 and Sturdy Road, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone219-464-5000
Webhttps://www.valpo.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.valpo.edu/admission/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.valpo.edu/student-financial-services
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Valparaiso University is $12,220 in average. The school has 399 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,122 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 137 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,220
Student Population399
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs137 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Valparaiso University is $12,220 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $650.
Valparaiso University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Valparaiso University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Valparaiso University is $12,220. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$11,340$508
2018-2019$11,340$520
2019-2020$11,700$520
2020-2021$11,700$520
2021-2022$11,700$520
The graduate school tuition & fees of VU is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Indiana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Indiana graduate tuition is $19,198 (public) / $20,311 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Valparaiso University$12,220
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Indiana Graduate Schools$15,158$19,587
Public$8,536$19,198
Private$20,311
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,492 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Valparaiso University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.77% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $10,520. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,400$1,620$8,900$1,620
2018-2019$11,860$1,620$8,900$1,620
2019-2020$12,260$1,620$8,900$1,620
2020-2021$12,620$1,620$8,900$1,620
2021-2022$12,872$1,620$8,900$1,620
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $650 at Valparaiso University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$630
2018-2019$630
2019-2020$650
2020-2021$650
2021-2022$650

Graduate Programs at VU

Valparaiso University offers 52 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 307 students have completed their study at Valparaiso University.
Offered Degrees at Valparaiso University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree260209
Doctor's degree - other3017
Post Bachelor's Degree22081
Post Master's Degree100
Total520307
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Valparaiso University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Business/Commerce program with 40 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Information Technology program with 57 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 21 completers.
Valparaiso University offers 52 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 307 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 209 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 17 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 81 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Chinese Studies2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia7-
Sports Communication1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Information Technology48-
Education [+] 11 completers-
Education9-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Education (other)2-
English Language and Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-
Military Technologies and Applied Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Computational Science7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 11 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management11-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Applied and Professional Ethics4-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Counseling Psychology18-
School Psychology5-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management22-
Physician Assistant19-
Public Health5-
1-
Business [+] 26 completers-
Business Administration and Management24$57,700
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Total209
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing15-
Nursing Practice2-
Total17
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
Sports Communication0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Information Technology1-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)0-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Applied and Professional Ethics0-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1-
1-
Business [+] 72 completers-
Business/Commerce40-
Business Administration and Management3-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce25-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Science0-
Actuarial Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)4-
Total81
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at VU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 399 students enrolled into Valparaiso University graduate schools where it has total 3,122 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 252 full-time and 147 part-time graduate students. By gender, 132 male and 267 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total399132267
Full-time25282170
Part-tme1475097
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 235 White (58.90%), 12 Black/African American (3.01%), 28 Hispanic (7.02%), 12 Asian (3.01%), and 112 students with other races. 75 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total399132267
American Indian/Native American000
Asian12210
Black/African American1266
Hispanic28721
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White23562173
Two More725
Un-Known301119
Non-resident Alien754233
Valparaiso University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 111 graduate students (27.82% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 131 graduate students (32.83% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total399
Enrolled Online Exclusively111
Enrolled Some Online Courses131
Not in Online Courses157
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Valparaiso University. 199 students are aged 20 to 24 (49.87% of total students), 18 students are aged above 50 (4.51%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Valparaiso University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total399132267
Age 20-2132824
Age 22-2416758109
Age 25-29903654
Age 30-3422715
Age 35-3928820
Age 40-4938929
Age 50-6418513
Age Un-Known413

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