Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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Valencia College’s tuition and fees are one tenth of the price of Florida independent colleges and universities and half the price of a state university.

Tuition Per Credit Hour (2022-2023 Catalog)

Tuition Type Associate Baccalaureate
In-State Tuition $103.06 $112.19
Out-of-State Tuition $390.96 $427.59
Aid info Amount
Total Aid Awarded $139,120,000
Students Receiving Aid 45%
Bright Futures Recipients 964

Degree and Certificate Programs

Programs Degrees Offered
Associate in Arts (A.A.) 1
Associate in Science (A.S.) 43
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) 6
Certificate Programs 100
Degree Programs Percentage Total Number
Associate in Arts (A.A.) 77% 7,351
Associate in Science (A.S.) 15% 1,480
Bachelor of Science (B.A.S. and B.S.) 8% 764
Total Degrees Awarded 9,595
Total Certificates Awarded 8,375
Completers 721
Industry Certifications Awarded 2,741
Job Placement Rate 82%
Accelerated Skills Training Completion Rate: 92%


** “Other” includes transient students, postsecondary adult vocational, Educator Preparation Institute, continuing workforce education, conferences and seminars. Total is approximate – there may be some duplication across categories.

Type of Student Total Enrolled
Degree Seeking 47,336
Dual Enrollment 5,797
Continuing Education 6,299
Accelerated Skills Training 611
Personal Interest 3,483
Other 6,000
Total Individuals Served 68,915**
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (Fall 2021) 18.3

High School Market Share

% of all 2021–2022 high school graduates enrolled in Valencia College for the fall semester

County Percentage
Orange County 25%
Osceola County 30%
County Percentage
Orange County 58%
Osceola County 19%
Other Florida Counties 16%
Out of State or International 7%
International Students (Fall 2021, from 103 countries) 1,060
Race/Ethnicity Percentage
Asian 5%
Black or African American 17%
Caucasian 27%
Hispanic 42%
Other 9%
17 and younger 9%
18 to 24 62%
25 and older 29%


Revenues Total
2021-2022 Actual Revenues: $245,978,620
2022-2023 Projected Revenues: $235,747,826

Scholarships awarded to Valencia College Students: 9,777

Total amount awarded: $9,154,311

Advanced Manufacturing Training Center 1099 Cross Prairie Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34744 (Established: 2016)

Center for Accelerated Training Northwest Orlando (Established: 2021) 3437 W. D. Judge Dr Orlando, FL 32808.

District Office 1768 Park Center Dr Orlando, FL 32835

Downtown Campus 500 W. Livingston St., Orlando, FL 32801 (Established: 2019)

Orlando, Florida 32825 East Campus (Established: 1974) 108 acres, 9 buildings, and 1 parking garage

Orlando, Florida 32809 Fire Rescue Training Facility 2966 West Oak Ridge Road

Lake Nona Campus, 12350 Narcoossee Road, Orlando, Florida 32832, 23 acres, 1 building, established in 2010.

Osceola Campus (1800 Denn John Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34744; founded in 1987): 100 acres, 6 buildings

Poinciana Campus (3255 Pleasant Hill Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746; founded: 2017): 19 acres, 2 buildings

40 acres, 1 building, School of Public Safety (Established: 2015), 8600 Valencia College Ln, Orlando, FL 32825

180 acres, 15 buildings, West Campus (Established: 1971), 1800 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32811

Winter Park Campus 850 West Morse Boulevard Winter Park, Florida 32789 (Established: 1986) 17 acres, 1 building.

Valencia College District Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees for Valencia College District is made up of nine residents from Orange and Osceola counties. They meet once a month and have the authority to make decisions regarding all college policies, programs, buildings, budgets, and personnel.

  • Daisy Lopez-Cid, Chair
  • Beth Smith, Vice Chair
  • John Davis
  • Guillermo Hansen
  • John Martinez
  • Angel de la Portilla
  • Michael A. Sasso
  • Tracey Stockwell

Valencia College – Admissions


What GPA do you need for Valencia College?

II. Students must meet the following criteria: Students must complete with a passing grade 67% of all credits attempted Students must maintain a Valencia GPA requirement of 2. 0.

Does Valencia College accept anyone?

Valencia College accepts students with high school or GED diplomas. Simply submit your admissions application and official academic transcripts to the Admissions and Records Office to be considered for admission.

Why is Valencia College a good school?

Valencia College was awarded the first Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, making it one of the best colleges in the country. You can obtain a high-quality education at Valencia College for a reasonable cost. We provide a state university-quality education, but at a price that is roughly half as high.

Does Valencia College have dorms?

Valencia College offers on-campus housing at our Downtown Campus.

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