7. Valparaiso University/b>
Affectionately known as “Valpo,” this school is based in Valparaiso, Ind., and has about 2,980 students enrolled. Unlike many other engineering and science schools, women outrank men on campus 53 to 47 percent.
Undergraduates can chose from 70 different programs within the institute’s five colleges, and graduate students can work in 40 different fields. The College of Arts and Sciences is the biggest and most diverse of the school’s colleges. It offers the Valpo Core, the interdisciplinary experience that builds the foundation for a student’s general education for all academics, and it is where 70 percent of the institute’s graduates earn their degrees.
The most popular majors at Valparaiso University, however, aren't engineering degrees. They include marketing/marketing management, registered nursing/registered nurse, management science, psychology, and elementary education and teaching. Tuition for the 2013-2014 academic year is $33,480.
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