1768 Park Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32835
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Valencia is a publicly supported, comprehensive community college that continually identifies and addresses the changing learning needs of the communities it serves.

School Highlights

Valencia College serves 45,949 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 45,949 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,474
  • Out-state tuition: $9,383
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Valencia College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 2,731 teachers has grown by 236% over five years.
Valencia College
(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
2,731 staff
128 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Valencia College has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 53:1 over five years.
The Valencia College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
45,949 students
1,232 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
16,488 students
862 students
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# Part-Time Students
29,461 students
2,000 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Valencia College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
336 students
263 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
16,488 students
862 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
66 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
29,461 students
2,771 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
34 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
174 students
% Asian
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Valencia College and the percentage of Asian community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
36%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valencia College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
14%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valencia College and the percentage of Black community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
29%
41%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valencia College and the percentage of White community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Valencia College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Valencia College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valencia College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.76
0.72
This chart display the diversity score of Valencia College and the community college average diversity score of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
40%
46%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Valencia College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of FL by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
36.25%
3.57%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,100
$31,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Valencia College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of FL by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,474 is less than the state average of $3,280. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,383 is less than the state average of $10,578. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,474
$3,280
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,383
$10,578
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Valencia College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
88%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Valencia College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,250
$9,750
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Valencia College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Valencia College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
442
SAT Math
n/a
429
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Since our founding in 1967, Valencia Community College has been "about" one thing: helping students become as successful as possible in their classes, careers and lives. And from this premise, we have grown to become a multi-campus college serving over 52,000 students a year. We've also evolved into a valuable community partner offering excellent workforce training and economic development. From those humble beginnings, Valencia has become an innovative leader in higher education with a national reputation for teaching excellence. With four campuses and two centers in the Orlando area, Valencia is now the third largest of Florida's 28 community colleges, teaching more than 50,000 students a year. To better meet the needs of our students, Valencia opened the East Campus in 1975, the Osceola Campus in 1997 and the Winter Park Campus in 1998. Yet we never lost sight of our original goals. Armed with practical knowledge, Valencia's faculty and staff put their energies into a "learning-centered" philosophy that emphasizes individual student success. In an ongoing effort to be responsive to the business community, Valencia builds relationships with high schools, universities and corporate partners to strengthen academic scholarship and economic development. Valencia has hundreds of corporate education/training partnerships, including those with Florida Hospital, Lockheed Martin, NationsBank, Sea World, SmithKline/Beecham, and Universal Studios. The National Alliance of Business named Valencia "National Community College of the Year" in 1998 for its "effective and innovative leadership" in meeting the workforce needs of business and industry. The recognition is considered one of the country's most prestigious higher education awards. Valencia Foundation's mission is to enhance learning, workforce training and economic development in Central Florida through the support of scholarships, teaching chairs, programs and buildings for Valencia Community College.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Valencia College cost?

Valencia College's tuition is approximately $2,474 for In-State students and $9,383 for Out-State students.

What is Valencia College's ranking?

Valencia College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Florida for: Least expensive tuition, Diversity in US community colleges and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 45,949 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,474
  • Out-state tuition: $9,383
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 71%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Orange County, FL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Orange County, FL is Cortiva Institute-Maitland. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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