R.E.A.C.H. (Reaching Every Academic Challenge Head-On) consists of a small group of students who take their first year of college together, with the same courses and instructors. This sort of learning community helps students connect with their classmates and professors,
providing more individualized instruction, increased student success, and higher graduation rates.

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How to Apply

To submit our online REACH application, please click on the link below:


You may also contact Leslie Leadbeater at lleadbeater@valenciacollege.edu.

Why R.E.A.C.H.?

See what our current R.E.A.C.H. students have to say.

Share the college experience with a small group of classmates

Get through developmental education courses faster (finish all in one term)

Get through college faster (complete 24 college-level courses by the end of the first year)

No registration worries – all classes for the first three terms are guaranteed

The program meets full financial aid requirements

Special Updates

* On March, 20th, 2014, R.E.A.C.H. student Alexandrea Castro had the unique opportunity of meeting President Barrack Obama on his visit to Valencia College. Follow the link below to read her exciting story. This is truly a great example of how hard work and dedication can really pay off. Congratulations Alex!

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