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.
- One out of four UCF graduates started at Valencia College.
Unless otherwise noted, all information below is from the 2018 - 2019 reporting year.
ACADEMICS: Tuition, Financial Aid, Degrees, Graduates
Valencia College Tuition
Valencia College's tuition is about half that of a state university and is the lowest public college tuition in Central Florida.
Tuition Per Credit Hour(2018-2019)
(Academic Year 2017-2018)
|Total Aid Awarded||$146,681,885|
|Students Receiving Aid||42.8%|
|Bright Futures Recipients||999|
|Associate in Arts (A.A.)||1|
|Associate in Science (A.S.)||40|
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Graduates by Degree/Certificate
|Degree Programs||Total Number||Percentage|
|Associate in Arts (A.A.)||7,096||46.6%|
|Associate in Science (A.S.and A.A.S.)||1,483||9.8%|
|Bachelor of Science (B.S.)||80||0.5%|
|Advanced Technical Certificate||63||0.4%|
|A.S. graduate placement rate:||93%|
|A.S. average annual salary:
*According to Florida Education Training and Placement Information (FETPIP) 2016 - 2017.
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 2018) (from 132 countries):
|Non-Credit||Educator Preparation Institute (EPI)||183|
|Non-Credit||Postsecondary Adult Vocational (PSAV)||394|
|Non-Credit||Continuing Workforce Education (CWE)||698|
|Non-Credit||Conferences and Seminars||850|
|Non-Credit||Total Individuals Served||77,559*|
* Total is approximate—there may be some duplication across categories.
Average Class Size: 21
Enrollment By Campus
|School of Public Safety||165|
|Students enrolled at more than one campus||47.4%|
* From 2018-2019 academic year. Headcounts are duplicated across campuses.
County of Origin
Percentage of high school grads who start at Valencia College (Fall 2018)
|Median Student Age||20|
History, Board of Trustees, Employees, Budget
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).
Executive Vice President and Provost:
President, East & Winter Park Campuses:
Wendy Givoglu (interim)
President, Osceola, Lake Nona & PoincianaCampuses:
President, West & Downtown Campuses:
(Full and part-time)
Part-Time Faculty (Adjunct):
As of July 15, 2019
District Board of Trustees
|2019-2020 Projected Revenues:||$214,000,000|
|2018-2019 Actual Revenues:||$204,253,906|
Thanks to alumni donations, grants, and contributions from businesses and individuals, Valencia College has one of the country's largest community college endowments at $73.06 million as of March 2019.