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COLLEGE PROFILE

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology Teacher Education
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Voice and Opera
 
Most Popular DisciplinesHealth professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Physician assistant
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Washington semester, Urban semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty312
Part-Time Faculty102
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
83%
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 36% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings627,828
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus500
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial Instruction 
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Science, Master of Health Administration, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Ministry Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chinese
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entertainment Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • International Economics
  • International Trade Policy
  • Law
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Sports Management
  • Sustainability Management
  • Theology
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Law
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Public Health--General
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.50 3.84 637 616 28
Low 2.60 2.90 450 450 19
High 4.00 4.30 740 680 33
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