Valencia College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,984
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$4,484
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
47,940
34.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
43.9%
2,343 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 Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (26 degrees awarded), Radiation Therapist (24 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (22 degrees).

In 2019, 15,080 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Valencia College. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (5,189 degrees), 1.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (4562 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Valencia College is $1,984, which is $−10,505 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Valencia College is $1,984, which is $−10,505 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,484.

In 2019, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,984
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Valencia College was $1,984. The cost of tuition at Valencia College is $−10,505 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$4,484
2019 Value
8.34%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Valencia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,484. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Valencia College grew by 8.34%.

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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 2019. 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 2018 and 2019. 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
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Valencia College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.27% with respect to 2018, when 44% 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.
10%
2017 Default Rate
660
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Valencia College was 10%, which represents 660 out of the 6584 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 47,940 students. The full-time enrollment at Valencia College is 16,689 students and the part-time enrollment is 31,251. This means that 34.8% of students enrolled at Valencia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Valencia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.5% Hispanic or Latino, 25.2% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 4.28% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.284% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.236% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Valencia College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.4%) and White Female (12.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Valencia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47,940 students. The full-time enrollment at Valencia College is 16,689 and the part-time enrollment is 31,251. This means that 34.8% of students enrolled at Valencia College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% 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 (63%), 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
    17,970
  2. White
    12,089
  3. Black or African American
    7,752

The enrolled student population at Valencia College is 37.5% Hispanic or Latino, 25.2% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 4.28% Asian, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.284% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.236% 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 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 4,474 students (9.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1542 more women than men received degrees from Valencia College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Valencia College is hispanic or latino (5,189 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (4562 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Valencia College is Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (26 degrees awarded), followed by Radiation Therapist (24 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (22 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 (7,041 degrees awarded), Business (4,588 degrees), and Protective Services (667 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 (1,002,997 people), Other managers (817,654 people), Software developers (658,587 people), Financial managers (509,934 people), and Chief executives & legislators (404,538 people).

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (7,041 degrees awarded), Business (4,588 degrees), Protective Services (667 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (993 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (297 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 Dentists, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (7,041 degrees awarded), Business (4,588 degrees), Protective Services (667 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (993 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (297 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 (1,019,142 people), Elementary & secondary schools (637,739 people), Banking & related activities (551,767 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (501,720 people), and Insurance carriers (478,690 people).

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (7,041 degrees awarded), Business (4,588 degrees), Protective Services (667 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (993 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (297 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. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Valencia College was Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology with 26 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

6,769
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
8,311
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 6,769 degrees were awarded to men at Valencia College, which is 0.814 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (8,311).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 2885 degrees were awarded to men at Valencia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.694 times less than the 4156 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 4156 degrees were awarded to women at Valencia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.44 times more than the 2885 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 (67.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Valencia College is Female and Asian (67.2% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 6.36% of graduates (149 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,189 degrees awarded
  2. White
    4,562 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    2,141 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Valencia College is hispanic or latino (5,189 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (4562 degrees).

7.72% of degree recipients (1,164 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,926 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    2,344 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    2,263 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Valencia College is hispanic or latino female (2,926 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,344 degrees).

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Operations

Valencia College has an endowment valued at nearly $78M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.26M (2.9%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Valencia College had a total salary expenditure of $304M. Valencia College employs 504 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Valencia College are Female No academic ranks (298), Male No academic ranks(206), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valencia College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 453 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 265 employees, and Service with 169 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$78M
2019 Endowment
0.466%
decline from 2018

Valencia College has an endowment valued at about $78M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Valencia College declined 0.466% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $67.1M 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. $982k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Valencia College received $982k 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

$135M
2019 Salaries
4.43%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Valencia College paid a median of $135M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($304M) and a 4.43% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.75% growth from 2017 and a 1.05% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$33.9M
Instructional Salaries
504
Number of Employees

In 2019, Valencia College paid a total of $33.9M to 504 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
504 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
453 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Valencia College were No academic rank with 504 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valencia College were Business and Financial Operations with 453 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 265 employees; and Service with 169 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Valencia College was Female No academic rank with 298 employees, Male No academic rank with 206 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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