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 587 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,786 including undergraduate students.

Valparaiso University 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 587 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,786 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 65 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
VU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,220
Student Population587
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs65 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Valparaiso University is $12,220 in average for 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.
VU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$11,700
Required Fees$520
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$650
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 at VU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Indiana Graduate Schools$8,536$19,578
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 Costs
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 65 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, 407 students have completed their study at Valparaiso University.
Offered Degrees at Valparaiso University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree334281
Doctor's degree - other40115
Post Bachelor's Degree27211
Post Master's Degree100
Total656407
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Valparaiso University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Applied and Professional Ethics program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Information Technology program with 87 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 107 completers.
Valparaiso University offers 65 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 407 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 281 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 115 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 11 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 [+] 1 completers-
Chinese Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 24 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia19-
Sports Communication5-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 87 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology87-
Education [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Education8-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
Education (other)2-
Legal Studies [+] 4 completers-
Law0-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers4-
English Language And Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)1-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 5 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5-
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
0-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies0-
Computational Science3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 9 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management9-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Philosophy0-
Applied and Professional Ethics6-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology1-
Counseling Psychology13-
School Psychology2-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 11 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 43 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management31-
Physician Assistant0-
Public Health0-
Nursing Education12-
Business [+] 36 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management27$57,700
International Business/Trade/Commerce9-
Total281
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Nursing Practice8-
Total115
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization0-
European Studies/Civilization0-
Latin American Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia0-
Sports Communication0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)0-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Legal Studies [+] 0 completers-
Law0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
Philosophy0-
Applied and Professional Ethics5-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling2-
Nursing Education0-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce1-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Management Science0-
Actuarial Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
Total11
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities 0 completers-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at VU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 399 students enrolled into Valparaiso University graduate schools where it has total 3,786 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

Similar Schools to VU

Compare similar schools with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.

Bradley University (Bradley) is a Private, 4 years school located in Peoria, IL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $17,400 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,276 and it offers total 43 graduate programs(4 online programs).
Illinois State University (Illinois State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Normal, IL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,773 for Illinois residents and $11,773 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,528 and it offers total 81 graduate programs(8 online programs).
Loyola University Chicago (Loyola University Chicago) is a Private, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $19,894 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,088 and it offers total 195 graduate programs.
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale) is a Public, 4 years school located in Carbondale, IL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,162 for Illinois residents and $33,064 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,265 and it offers total 131 graduate programs(7 online programs).
University of Evansville (UE) is a Private, 4 years school located in Evansville, IN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,601 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 200 and it offers total 5 graduate programs.
Indiana State University (ISU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Terre Haute, IN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $7,948 for Indiana residents and $15,346 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,094 and it offers total 72 graduate programs(34 online programs).
Drake University (Drake) is a Private, 4 years school located in Des Moines, IA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,988 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,854 and it offers total 19 graduate programs(1 online programs).
University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cedar Falls, IA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,569 for Iowa residents and $21,201 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,651 and it offers total 67 graduate programs(17 online programs).
Missouri State University-Springfield (Missouri State University-Springfield) is a Public, 4 years school located in Springfield, MO. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $6,858 for Missouri residents and $12,618 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,559 and it offers total 89 graduate programs(43 online programs).

Indiana Best Graduate Schools

Check out the best graduate programs in Indiana and compare them to get right decision.

university-of-notre-dame

University of Notre DamePrivate, 4 yearsNotre Dame, IN

purdue-university-main-campus

Purdue University-Main CampusPublic, 4 yearsWest Lafayette, IN

indiana-university-bloomington

Indiana University-BloomingtonPublic, 4 yearsBloomington, IN

saint-marys-college

Saint Mary's CollegePrivate, 4 yearsNotre Dame, IN

earlham-college

Earlham CollegePrivate, 4 yearsRichmond, IN

university-of-evansville

University of EvansvillePrivate, 4 yearsEvansville, IN

Data Source: