Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana

Tuition and Fees

The cost for undergraduate students to attend Valparaiso University for an academic year can be broken down into $40,520 for tuition, $1,300 for fees, $1,200 for books and supplies, $12,260 for room and board and $1,620 for other expenses. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

Tuition and Fees

Books and supplies$1,200
Room and board$12,260
Other expenses$1,620

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planYes
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

99% of undergradate students at Valparaiso University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Valparaiso University consists of 99% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $30,668 on average, 32% receiving pell grants of $4,599 on average, 99% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $27,052 on average, and 44% receiving federal student loans of $5,637 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid


Awarded any Financial Aid

Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid75299%$30,668
Pell grants24032%$4,599
Institutional grants or scholarships75299%$27,052
Federal student loans33044%$5,637

Net Price

Average Net Price


Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $13,588 compared to net price of $14,913 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $17,661 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $21,211 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $24,510 in the $110,001 and more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$13,588
$30,001 – $48,000$14,913
$48,001 – $75,000$17,661
$75,001 – $110,000$21,211
$110,001 and more$24,510

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Valparaiso University is $240,363. The cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 4% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Valparaiso University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost. The cost for in-state and out-of-state students is the same.

4-year Sticker Price

Year Sticker Price