Valparaiso University is an exchange destination for University College Utrecht students in Valparaiso (Indiana), USA.
|Number of places available
2 per semester
Fall Semester: Late August - Mid-December
|Language of instruction
Valparaiso University offers a wide range of courses. Mainly the School of Arts & Sciences is interesting for UCU students.FInd the course (per major) here.
Course codes at Valparaiso University have courses with three digits. The codes indicate the following:
Students are required to take at least 12 credits per semester to meet the UCU full course load of 30 ECTS.
Valparaiso University uses an A-F grading scale, similar to UCU.
On-campus housing is available at Valparaiso University. There are eight resident halls and an apartment complex. You can find more information on the Residential Life page.
You can find a general overview of fees here.
The Fall semester has a 3-day welcoming program and the Spring welcoming has a 2-day orientation program. Students are also required to participate in FOCUS, the New Student Orientation, which assists new students in their transition to life at Valpo. Find out more here.
The university is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, a town of 30,000 inhabitants. It is located about 40 km outside of the larger city of Gary, Indiana, and 80 km outside of Chicago.
It has a continental climate: winters are much colder than in Utrecht, while summers are slightly warmer.
Valparaiso University has about 3,500 students.
As with most American universities, there are dozens of student organizations which engage in all sorts of activities, as well as sports facilities. As Valparaiso is a Lutheran university, there are particularly large spiritual facilities.
Since Valparaiso University is a new destination, there are no student experiences available yet.