Jul 31, 2021

College Admission

  • Valparaiso University
  • Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493 USA
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  • Your application to Valparaiso University
  • A copy of your passport
  • An official copy of your high school transcripts, with an English translation if they are in another language. Your transcripts are considered official if:
    • They are sent directly from your guidance counselor or another high school official.
    • You bring them to campus in a sealed and stamped envelope that came directly from your high school.
    • They are sent directly from a credential evaluator, such as WES or ECE.
    • They are directly from a government sponsoring organization or EducationUSA officer.
  • Test Scores and Proof of English Proficiency.
    • If you are an international student and need a visa to study in the U.S., you must submit one of the following: SAT, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, A and O Levels, or IB. (You may submit more than one type of test if you wish.)
    • If you are a transfer student from a US college and university and have successfully completed 24 hours of credit you have met our test requirement
    • Valparaiso University has several University to University partnerships. Only through these partnerships students may meet English proficiency through an agreed upon memorandum of understanding (MoU).
    • Valparaiso University International Admissions is currently accepting the Duolingo Test (which you can take online in your home) due to COVID-19 virus testing center closures. We understand these closures may impact you and make it difficult to meet English proficiency test requirements for admission at this time.


  • SAT (Reading & Writing score of 500)
  • ACT (English score of 24)
  • TOEFL (75 iBT minimum)
  • IELTS (6.0 minimum) must be less than 2 years old.
  • iTEP (3.8 or higher)
  • PTE (56 or higher)
  • GCE or GCSE (A/O Levels) English exam (Grade of A or B)
  • IB Higher Level English Exam (Score of 5, 6, or 7, or grade A or B)
  • Duolingo (100 or higher) in light of COVD-19 (subject to change) Scores must be sent through Duolingo which is free. We will not accept PDF copies of score reports.
  • Completion of at least two consecutive years of high school and graduating from a United States-based high school are also acceptable proof of English proficiency
  • Completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language Center. Conditional admission is available for students who have not yet met our English Proficiency requirements.