Valencia College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3293 of 14,131 In the World
#961 of 2,597 In North America
#892 of 2,496 In the United States
#28 of 109 In Florida
#2 of 6 In Orlando
#1283 of 1,333 For Quantum and Particle physics
#3552 of 4,082 For Physics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
80%
Undergraduates
45,949
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Valencia College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,790 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

41,206 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Valencia College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 17920 (39%)
White 11893 (26%)
Black or African American 7660 (17%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 2824 (6%)
Asian 2142 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 1974 (4%)
Two or more races 1309 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 122 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 41 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,270
Students receiving aid
80%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $1,984
Tuition in-state $1,984
Tuition out-of-state $7,933
Fee in-district $490
Fee in-state $490
Fee out-of-state $1,450

Valencia College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 7,122
Business Administration and Management, General 174 208
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 294 54
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 99
Baking and Pastry Arts & Baker & Pastry Chef 76
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 60
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 32 26
Information Technology 56
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 33 20
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 50
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 48
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 48
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 19 29
Music Technology 48
Office Management and Supervision 45
Network and System Administration & Administrator 42
Computer Graphics 40
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology & Technician 38
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 29
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management & Manager 26
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 22
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General 21
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 21
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 19
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 18
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 16
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician 13
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 12
Operations Management and Supervision 12
Biology & Biotechnology Technology & Technician 10
Cardiovascular Technology & Technologist 10
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 10
Civil Engineering Technologies & Technicians 7
Real Estate 6
Restaurant & Food Services Management 4
Journalism, Other 2
Grand Total 8,582 337
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 44% 38% 48%

Publications & Citations

Publications
241
Citations
3,057

Publication / Citation count by topic

Physics
68 / 993
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
54 / 139
Quantum and Particle physics
52 / 395
Psychology
36 / 1,017
Medicine
35 / 265
Computer Science
24 / 240
Business
21 / 303
Biology
18 / 369
Sociology
16 / 27
Health Science
15 / 97
Political Science
15 / 2
Astrophysics and Astronomy
14 / 602
Engineering
14 / 105
Nuclear Physics
13 / 83
Environmental Science
13 / 118
Communications and Public Relations
11 / 9
Art & Design
11 / 32
Social Psychology
11 / 878
Education Majors
11 / 98
Cognitive Science
11 / 33
Mathematics
9 / 61
Math Teachers
8 / 34
Demography
7 / 11
Economics
7 / 0
Oncology and Cancer research
6 / 68
Public Policy / Administration
6 / 4
Development Studies
5 / 0
Criminology and Criminal Justice
5 / 8
Geography and Cartography
5 / 8
Chemistry
5 / 126
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
4 / 8
Child Psychology
4 / 273
Radiation Therapy
4 / 99
Hospitality and Hotel Management
4 / 2
Political Economy
4 / 0
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4 / 10
Philosophy
4 / 0
Surgery
4 / 144
Nursing
4 / 1
Ecology
3 / 7

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 9
1992 2 5
1993 0 5
1994 1 5
1995 3 10
1996 1 7
1997 16 15
1998 15 15
1999 13 25
2000 10 31
2001 13 54
2002 9 46
2003 6 71
2004 4 83
2005 5 83
2006 6 82
2007 2 94
2008 3 96
2009 5 145
2010 9 148
2011 11 179
2012 4 148
2013 9 166
2014 20 169
2015 7 168
2016 12 160
2017 12 137
2018 9 185
2019 23 245
2020 27 334
2021 10 431

Notable alumni

  1. Howie Dorough

    Howie Dorough
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    singershareholderactorrecording artist
    Biography

    Howard Dwaine Dorough is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is a member and co-founder of the vocal group the Backstreet Boys.

  2. Linda Stewart

    Linda Stewart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Stewart is a Democratic member of the Florida Senate, representing the 13th district, which includes northeast and central Orange County, since 2016. She previously served one term in the Florida House of Representatives, representing central Orange County from 2012 to 2014.

  3. Chris Latvala

    Chris Latvala
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christopher John Latvala is an American politician and a Republican member of the Florida House of Representatives. He represents the 67th District, which includes Clearwater and Largo in northern Pinellas County. He has served in the Florida House of Representatives since 2014.

General info

Founded 1967
Motto We Say You Can
Colors red, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 2,641
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address 1768 Park Center Drive
Orlando, Florida, 32835
United States
City population 308,000
Phone 4072992187

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