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Founded in 1859, Valparaiso University has been known for its outstanding liberal arts education and professional programs. Its location in northwest Indiana gives students the benefits of the premier city of Chicago, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan and the friendliness of the residential community of Valparaiso.
Valparaiso belongs to a small and distinctive group of institutions of higher education that consistently receives national recognition for the quality of their educational programs. U.S. News & World Report regularly names Valparaiso as one of the best comprehensive universities in the midwest in its annual rankings of "America's Best Colleges."