48 months
43400 USD/year
43400 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Communication program at Valparaiso University prepares students for a wide variety of careers and develops a variety of competencies. 


The Communication program at Valparaiso University is designed to be extremely flexible, permitting students to take courses, beyond those required, from anywhere in the department. 

This degree is appropriate for students who are undecided about which communication area will interest them the most upon graduation. In the classroom and during the required internship, students develop the skills they will need for positions across the field of communication.

Career Paths

Communication is vital to every human endeavor — and valuable in a range of career fields.

At Valpo, communication students develop skills that will help them throughout their working life:

  • Conceiving, developing, and executing novel ideas
  • Writing professionally, vividly, and with humor
  • Working collaboratively and resolving conflicts
  • Integrating diverse elements from others’ ideas
  • Communicating with awareness of the target audience
  • Creating with attention to detail
  • Speaking fluently and engagingly

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Processes and Practice
  • Public Communication
  • Persuasion and Advocacy
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Communication Law and Ethics
  • Organizational Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions. However, applying as early as possible after our application opens is recommended to have the greatest number of scholarship opportunities. The international deadline of May 1, is the preferred date.   


124 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A copy of your passport
  • An official copy of your high school transcripts, with an English translation if they are in another language
  • Test Scores and Proof of English Proficiency

You can enroll as an undergraduate if you:

  • Earned or will earn a high school diploma
  • Submit your high school and/or college transcripts
  • Submit your SAT and/or ACT scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Valparaiso

1223 - 1978 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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