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Title: Valparaiso, IN


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Valparaiso, IN
since 1837 -City
population 27,000 -Porter County
population 150,500 -17 city parks 650
acres -50 miles to Chicago -158 miles to
Indianapolis -12 miles to the Indiana Dunes
State Park (2,000 acres) -South Shore
Line -Greyhound from Valpo -Coach USA from
Merrillville
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Valparaiso University since
1859 -4,000 students (3,100 UG) -310 acre
campus -48 states, 40 countries -34 Indiana,
30 Illinois -WI, MI, OH, MN, MO, NY -5347
Female to Male ratio -Independent
Lutheran --41 Lutheran --22 Catholic -NCAA
Division 1
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Five Academic Colleges -College of Arts and
Sciences -College of Business Administration
-College of Engineering -College of
Nursing -Christ College the Honors
College -Over 70 Areas of Study
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The Valpo Core -The Human
Experience -Discussion-based -Taught by
faculty from various humanities-based
disciplines -Seminar-style course -Meets both
in and outside the classroom
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The VU Honor Code -Established by students in
1944. - I have neither given or received, nor
have I tolerated others use of unauthorized
aid
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Students Faculty -Average Class Size
21 -Student to Faculty Ratio 131 -87 of
professors have their terminal degree -86
overall retention rate national average
74 -93 overall placement rate 50 will
eventually receive their graduate degree
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Student Life A Place to Live -2/3 live in
University Housing -Seven Residence Halls Five
Co-ed Two All-Female -Typically two
R.A.s/floor -VU apartments, fraternities and
alternative living available A Place to
Work -35 of students work on campus -Off-campus
employment also available -Work with various
offices, faculty and services -Many students
take part in co-ops and internships
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The Arts - Chamber Choir - Pep Band - Handbell
Choir - Jazz Lab - Kantorei - Luce Band - Matins
Choir - Musical Theater - Operas - Plays - Soul
Purpose - Symphony Orchestra - Community Band -
University Singers - University Chorale - VU
Gospel Choir
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Greek Life Fraternities - Lambda Chi
Alpha - Phi Delta Theta - Phi Kappa Psi - Phi Mu
Alpha - Phi Sigma Kappa - Sigma Chi - Sigma Phi
Epsilon - Sigma Pi - Sigma Tau Gamma - Theta
Chi Sororities - Chi Omega - Delta Delta
Delta - Gamma Phi Beta - Kappa Delta - Kappa
Kappa Gamma - Pi Beta Phi
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Recreational Sports Intramurals - Badminton -
Basketball - Billiards - Bowling - Flag
Football - Field Events - Floor Hockey -
Foosball - Golf - Kickball - Racquetball -
Rugby - Soccer - Softball - Swimming - Tennis -
Ultimate Frisbee - Wiffleball More
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NCAA Division 1 Athletics Men - Baseball -
Basketball - Cross Country - Football (1AA) -
Soccer - Swimming Diving - Tennis - Track
Field Women - Basketball - Cross Country -
Soccer - Softball - Swimming Diving - Tennis -
Track Field - Volleyball
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Multicultural Opportunities - Asian American
Association (AAA) - Black Student Organization
(BSO) - Latinos in Valpo for Excellence
(LIVE) - Valpo International Student Association
(VISA) - Muslim Student Association - Annual
International Dinner - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
feat. speakers, poets and panel discussions -
OMP Office of Multicultural Programs - Annual
Peace Justice Symposium - Diversi-Talk
Radio 95.1 WVUR FM - MLK Jr. Cultural Center
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Faith Opportunities - Bible Studies - Christian
Activities Board- Fellowship of Christian
Athletes - Gospel Choir- Institute of
Liturgical Studies - Inter Varsity Christian
Fellowship- Muslim Student Association -
Residential Ministry Program- Retreats- St.
Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center- Social
Ministries- Soul Purpose- Worship Service
Participation
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College Graduation! Then What? Placement Rate
for Valpo Grads in jobs and graduate or
professional schools Arts Sciences
91.7 Business Administration 91.7 Engineering
92.7 Nursing 100 45,000 Valpo Alumni
Internships, Co-ops Careers
American Express Abbott Laboratories The American
Red Cross CNN IBM Kemper Insurance Corp.
Mayo Clinic NASA PricewaterhouseCoopers Quaker
Oats Co. Second City Sony WGN-TV
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  • The Application Process
  • November 1
  • Early Action/Scholarship Priority
  • January 15
  • Scholarship Preference
  • -Application, Essay, Official ACT or SAT scores,
    Official High School Transcript
  • -Rolling Admission
  • -Paper, Web and Common Applications
  • -4 to 6 Week Admission Review Process
  • -3 to 4 Week Scholarship Review Process
  • Averages (New 2003 Students)
  • HS G.P.A. 3.37 (4.0 Scale)

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  • Scholarships
  • Every Application Considered
  • Best ACT/SAT Composite Score
  • Recalculated high school G.P.A.
  • Un-Weighted 4.0 scale
  • Based on Academic Courses (English, Math,
    Science, Social Science and Foreign Language)
  • Lutheran, Departmental and Other Scholarships
    Available
  • Financial Aid
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • March 1st Priority Date
  • Grants, Loans and Work-Study opportunities
    available
  • Over 90 of students receive scholarships and/or
    financial aid

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QUESTIONS?
For more information go to www.valpo.edu/admissi
ons Or call 888-GO-VALPO
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