Valencia College Facts
- Valencia College was named the best community college in the nation as the inaugural winner of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
- Valencia College's economic impact on the region is more than $1 billion a year.
- Almost a quarter of UCF graduates started at Valencia College.
Unless otherwise noted, all information below is from the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
ACADEMICS: Tuition, Financial Aid, Degrees, Graduates
Valencia College Tuition
Valencia College's tuition is half that of a state university and is the lowest public college tuition in Central Florida.
Tuition Per Credit Hour(2017-2018)
(As of September 2018)
|Total Aid Awarded||$140,860,797|
|Students Receiving Aid||43.1%|
|Bright Futures Recipients||807|
|Associate in Arts (A.A.)||1|
|Associate in Science (A.S.)||36|
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Graduates by Degree/Certificate
|Degree Programs||Total Number||Percentage|
|Associate in Arts (A.A.)||6,585||49.3%|
|Associate in Science (A.S.and A.A.S.)||1,451||10.9%|
|Bachelor of Science (B.S.)||89||0.7%|
|Educator Preparation Institute Certificate||63||0.5%|
Valencia College is ranked 4th among the nation's colleges and universities in the number of associate degrees awarded.
|A.S. graduate placement rate:||94%|
|A.S. average annual salary:
*According to Florida Education Training and Placement Information (FETPIP) 2015 - 2016 data.
STUDENTS: Enrollment, Characteristics
Valencia College is the 2nd largest of Florida's 28 state colleges.
|Credit/Non-Credit||Type of Student||Total Enrolled|
International Students (Fall 2017) (from 142 countries): 1,681 (note 1)
|Non-Credit||Educator Preparation Institute||230|
|Non-Credit||Postsecondary Adult Vocational||499|
|Non-Credit||Continuing Workforce Education||838 (note 2)|
|Non-Credit||Continuing Education||9,469 (note 3)|
|Non-Credit||Conferences and Seminars||815|
|Non-Credit||Total Individuals Served (note 4)||74,144|
- International students include NON-SEVIS and SEVIS students. "NON-SEVIS" includes students on all visa types (except students on F and J visas), students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. "SEVIS" includes students on F and J visas.
- Due to changes from the State of Florida DOE, students must have a Student Number Identifier, Florida (FLid) for submission to the state. The Continuity 2000 database does not contain Student Number Identifier, Florida (FLid) for students. Therefore, beginning in reporting year 2016-2017 the CWE students only include students found in Banner non-credit terms with FLids.
- Provided by Continuing Education department.
- Includes credit students, postsecondary adult vocational, Educator Preparation Institute, continuing education, conferences and seminars. Total is approximate - there may be some duplication across categories.
Average Class Size: 21.2
Enrollment By Campus
|Students enrolled at more than one campus||30.3%|
|Average Class Size||21.2|
County of Origin
Percentage of high school grads who start at Valencia College (Fall 2017)
|Median Student Age||20|
INSTITUTION: History, Board of Trustees, Employees, Budget
About Valencia College
Founded in 1967. Read more
Orange and Osceola counties
Valencia College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
College Executive Vice President and Provost:
President, East & Winter Park:
President, Osceola, Lake Nona & Poinciana:
President, West & Downtown:
Part-Time Faculty (Adjunct):
As of August 7, 2018
District Board of Trustees
|2018-2019 Projected Revenues:||$203,516,000|
|2017-2018 Actual Revenues:||$199,352,931|
Thanks to alumni donations, grants, and contributions from businesses and individuals, Valencia College has one of the country's largest community college endowments at $74.5 million as of 3/31/18.