Tuition Cost

Lowest Public College Tuition in Central Florida.

Florida residents can earn an associate degree from Valencia College in as little as two years, for about $6,000. That’s nearly half the cost of a state university. In fact, Valencia College has the lowest tuition of any public college in Central Florida. Plus, our A.S. graduates have an average annual starting salary of $40,000 - $46,000 (up to $22.12 per hour)—that’s higher than some bachelor’s degree graduates start out making. Talk about a good investment.

In-State Tuition

per credit hour

Cost of Attendance Per Credit Hour

  Valencia College Public University* Private Two-Year Private University
Florida Resident $103.06 $198 $504 $599
Non-Florida resident $390.96 $691 $514 or more $605 or more
International $390.96 $691
Bachelor’s Florida Resident $112.19 $200
Bachelor’s Non-Florida Resident $427.59 $691
Bachelor’s International $427.59 $691

*Average costs for in-state tuition, 2023 – 2024. Sources: State University System of Florida; Lowest tuition of any public college in Central Florida:

Other Costs to Consider

  • Application fee: Valencia College has a one-time application fee of $35.
  • Special fees: Some courses and laboratories require an additional fee to pay for equipment, supplies, liability insurance or other special costs.
  • Books and supplies
  • Living expenses and transportation
  • Personal expenses (phone bill, food/snacks, entertainment, etc.)