Valencia College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,984
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$5,901
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
6.84%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
44,834
36.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
41.3%
2,329 Graduates

About

Valencia College is a higher education institution located in Orange County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Valencia College were Radiation Therapist (37 degrees awarded), Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (24 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (17 degrees).

In 2017, 12,948 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Valencia College. 54.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,314 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4282 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Valencia College is $1,984, which is $-10,906 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Valencia College is $1,984, which is $-10,906 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,901.

In 2017, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 17% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,984
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Valencia College was $1,984. The cost of tuition at Valencia College is $-10,906 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$5,901
2017 Value
13.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Valencia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,901. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Valencia College grew by 13.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,366
Room and Board
$1,266
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Valencia College was of $9,366 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,266. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
17%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Valencia College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.44% with respect to 2016, when 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.84%
2016 Default Rate
446
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Valencia College was 6.84%, which represents 446 out of the 6521 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Valencia College has a total enrollment of 44,834 students. The full-time enrollment at Valencia College is 16,165 students and the part-time enrollment is 28,669. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Valencia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Valencia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.3% Hispanic or Latino, 26.4% White, 15.7% Black or African American, 4.07% Asian, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.321% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Valencia College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (19%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.5%) and White Male (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Valencia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44,834 students. The full-time enrollment at Valencia College is 16,165 and the part-time enrollment is 28,669. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Valencia College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%
N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Valencia College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Valencia College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    15,845
  2. White
    11,817
  3. Black or African American
    7,021

The enrolled student population at Valencia College is 35.3% Hispanic or Latino, 26.4% White, 15.7% Black or African American, 4.07% Asian, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.321% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.321% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5,300 students (11.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1242 more women than men received degrees from Valencia College. The majority of degree recipients at Valencia College are white (4,314 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4282 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Valencia College is Radiation Therapist (37 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (24 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (17 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Valencia College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,610 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,127 degrees), and Protective Services (578 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Valencia College are Accountants & auditors (1,109,644 people), Other managers (735,909 people), Software developers (529,736 people), Financial managers (440,776 people), and Chief executives & legislators (345,618 people).

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,610 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,127 degrees), Protective Services (578 degrees), Business (2,932 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (276 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Valencia College are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Marketing managers, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,610 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,127 degrees), Protective Services (578 degrees), Business (2,932 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (276 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Valencia College are Computer Systems Design (902,475 people), Elementary & secondary schools (624,973 people), Banking & related activities (560,200 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (470,336 people), and Insurance carriers (446,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,610 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1,127 degrees), Protective Services (578 degrees), Business (2,932 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (276 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Valencia College.
Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 17 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Valencia College was Radiation Therapist with 37 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 5,853
  2. 7,095

In 2017, 5,853 degrees were awarded to men at Valencia College, which is 0.825 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (7,095).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 2651 degrees were awarded to men at Valencia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.67 times less than the 3959 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 3959 degrees were awarded to women at Valencia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.49 times more than the 2651 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (68.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Valencia College is Female and Asian (68.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.95% of graduates (92 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,314 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,282 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,913 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Valencia College is white (4,314 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4282 degrees).

7.48% of degree recipients (969 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,402 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    2,218 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    2,096 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Valencia College is hispanic or latino female (2,402 degrees awarded). There were 1.08 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,218 degrees).

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Operations

Valencia College has an endowment valued at nearly $72.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $791k (1.09%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Valencia College had a total salary expenditure of $266M. Valencia College employs 473 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Valencia College are Female No academic ranks (282), Male No academic ranks(191), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valencia College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 416 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 270 employees, and Service with 172 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$72.9M
2017 Endowment
11.1%
growth from 2016

Valencia College has an endowment valued at about $72.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Valencia College grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $62.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $498k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Valencia College received $498k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$118M
2017 Salaries
1.05%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Valencia College paid a median of $118M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($266M) and a 1.05% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.84% growth from 2015 and a 5.77% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.3M
Instructional Salaries
473
Number of Employees

In 2017, Valencia College paid a total of $31.3M to 473 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
473 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
416 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Valencia College were No academic rank with 473 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valencia College were Business and Financial Operations with 416 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 270 employees; and Service with 172 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Valencia College was Female No academic rank with 282 employees, Male No academic rank with 191 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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