Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$0

Online Application Website

https://www.valpo.edu/admission/apply/

Admissions Statistics

Valparaiso University has an acceptance rate of 86%. The acceptance rate of 86% implies that for every 100 students that applied 86 students got accepted. 5,491 students appied to Valparaiso University. 86% of the students that applied got accepted, and 14% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

5,491

Acceptance Rate

86%

Valparaiso University has acceptance rate of 86% for male students and 86% for female students. 2,556 male students applied to Valparaiso University compared to 2,935 female students. 86% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 14% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 86% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 14% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants2,5562,935
Percent Admitted86%86%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled14%14%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Valparaiso University are required to submit secondary school record and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission. In contrast, applicants are recommended (but not required) to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, completion of college-preparatory program, recommendations and formal demonstration of competencies for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

65% of the enrolled students at Valparaiso University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Valparaiso University is 1180. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Valparaiso University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 1070 to 1290. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 1070 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1290.

SAT Composite Range

1070 - 1290

Students Submitting SAT

65%

The SAT reading score at Valparaiso University ranged from 540 to 640. The SAT math score at Valparaiso University ranged from 530 to 650.

SAT Reading Range540 - 640
SAT Math Range530 - 650

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

43% of the enrolled students at Valparaiso University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Valparaiso University is 26. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Valparaiso University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 22 to 29. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 22 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 29.

ACT Composite Range

22 - 29

Students Submitting ACT

43%

The ACT english score at Valparaiso University ranged from 21 to 29. The ACT math score at Valparaiso University ranged from 22 to 28.

ACT English Range21 - 29
ACT Math Range22 - 28

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes