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Valparaiso University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Valparaiso, IN

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$58,726
Tuition and Fees
$43,286
Room and Board
$12,620
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$1,620
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@valpo.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 10
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001842
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
721 (95.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
632 (87.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
632 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
318 (50.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$33,195
Need-Based Gift
Received by 632 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,012
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 263 (41.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,548
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 159 (25.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
117 (15.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,369

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,654 (85.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,413 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,413 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,092 (45.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$32,990
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,410 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,935
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,514 (62.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,744
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 462 (19.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
647 (20.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,367

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,968
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
2,668
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
135
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
42
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation
Number of Awards
504
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,300

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