Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 63.53

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN http://www.valpo.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$60,400
% of students who get any grants
98%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$23,800
Average price for low-income students
$19,550

Admissions

Acceptance rate
86%
Median SAT/ACT score
1180/26
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
2,970

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
100%
% of need met
92%
% of students who get merit grants
21%
Average merit grant
$21,160

Student Success

Graduation rate
69%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$27,000
Early career earnings
$55,840
% earning more than a high school grad
78%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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