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About Valencia College

Valencia College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Orlando, Florida. Valencia College was founded in 1967 and enrolls 47,940 undergrads and no graduate students.

Valencia College's endowment was valued at $70.318 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Valencia College spends about $2,952.

2021 Valencia College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
In-State Tuition $2,473
Out-of-State $9,383

2022 Valencia College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Valencia College Early Admission

Valencia College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Valencia College Acceptance Rate 2020

Valencia College admitted 93% of all applicants in 2020. Last year, 16,145 students applied to Valencia College and 14,980 were admitted.

Valencia College Waitlist

Valencia College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Valencia College?

Valencia College is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Valencia College, applicants must submit the following items.

Valencia College Application Requirements

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Valencia College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Valencia College.

Does Valencia College Require Test Scores?

Valencia College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 27% submitted the SAT. 14% submitted the ACT.


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Dorms at Valencia College

Valencia College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Valencia College students are active in the school's National Society for Leadership and Success, PTK and Honors. Week Of Welcome, Spirit Day, and and International Education Week are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Valencia College.

Financial Aid at Valencia College

Valencia College meets 37.84% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,619 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Valencia College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Valencia College

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $18,507 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Valencia College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Valencia College a good school for you?

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Where is Valencia College?

Valencia College is located in the urban setting of Orlando, Florida, less than an hour from Orlando.

If you want to see Valencia College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 4 to Orlando, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Orlando International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Valencia College and Orlando are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 3028 Orlando, FL 32802-3028

Campus Setting: Urban

Valencia College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 7

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Valencia College is Aug 7.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Valencia College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Valencia College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,473

In State

$9,383

Out-of-State
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Valencia College is like? There are approximately 47,940 students enrolled at Valencia College. 35% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from FL and 3% percent of students are from other states.

35%

Full Time

65%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

47,940

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

93%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,473

Out-of-State

$9,383

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 7
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