The ideal blend of liberal arts and professional studies.

Valparaiso University is a comprehensive university that offers an expansive curriculum and emphasizes teaching in the manner of a small, traditional college, with plenty of individual guidance. Valpo is the right size for whatever you want to do — small enough to offer personal attention and one-on-one faculty interaction, and large enough to provide a wide range of opportunities to participate in campus and community activities.

The University is composed of five colleges, a Law School, and a Graduate School.

College of Arts & Sciences

Theatre PhotoHome to 21 academic departments, the College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse of the colleges. It provides the Valpo Core, the interdisciplinary experience that builds the foundation for a student’s general education for all programs, and it is where 70 percent of Valpo students earn their degrees.

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Valpo Core »

College of Business

Business Students photo The College of Business offers a holistic learning experience focused on developing the whole person for life, leadership, and service. An innovative Assessment Center offers an exceptional opportunity to participate in simulated business situations with feedback from seasoned professionals.

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MBA Programs »

Assessment Center »

College of Engineering

Engineering Students PhotoThe College of Engineering provides a state-of-the art engineering education in a liberal arts setting. Unique features include small classes, close faculty-student collaboration, undergraduate research, international study, and service projects.

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College of Nursing and Health Professions

Nursing Faculty and Students PhotoThe College of Nursing and Health Professions graduates nurses with strong clinical and critical thinking skills. A cutting-edge curriculum and mentoring from our distinguished professors prepare our students for leadership in the health care field.

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Christ College, Honors College

christ_collegeChrist College is a comprehensive honors college with its own outstanding interdisciplinary faculty who work closely with talented students to set the standard for academic excellence at the University. Our students benefit from extensive undergraduate research opportunities and mentoring relationships with professors.

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Graduate and Law

christ_collegeValpo offers a variety of postgraduate options through the Law School and the Graduate School and Continuing Education Division, with flexible schedules and locations in Valparaiso and Chicago.

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Law School »



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