Valencia College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$1,984

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,804

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

13.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

44,515

36.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43%

2,173 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 (29 degrees awarded), Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (21 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (12 degrees).

In 2016, 12,347 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Valencia College. 54% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,412 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3818 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Valencia College is $1,984, which is $-10,816 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Valencia College is $1,984, which is $-10,816 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,804.

In 2016, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,984

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Valencia College was $1,984. The cost of tuition at Valencia College is $-10,816 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$6,804

2016 Value

10.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Valencia College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,804. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Valencia College grew by 10.3%.

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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 2016. 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 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

18%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at Valencia College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 6.25% with respect to 2015, when 48% 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.

13.1%

2015 Default Rate

1016

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Valencia College was 13.1%, which represents 1016 out of the 7774 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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Admissions

Valencia College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 44,515 students enrolled at Valencia College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Valencia College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Valencia College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Valencia College has a total enrollment of 44,515 students. The full-time enrollment at Valencia College is 16,176 students and the part-time enrollment is 28,339. This means that 36.3% of students enrolled at Valencia College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Valencia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.5% Hispanic or Latino, 27.8% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 4.36% Asian, 2.45% Two or More Races, 0.389% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.315% 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 (14.9%) and White Female (13.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Valencia College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44,515 students. The full-time enrollment at Valencia College is 16,176 and the part-time enrollment is 28,339. This means that 36.3% of students enrolled at Valencia College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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

    15,359

  2. White

    12,395

  3. Black or African American

    7,249

The enrolled student population at Valencia College is 34.5% Hispanic or Latino, 27.8% White, 16.3% Black or African American, 4.36% Asian, 2.45% Two or More Races, 0.389% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.315% 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 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% 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, 4,755 students (10.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 995 more women than men received degrees from Valencia College. The majority of degree recipients at Valencia College are white (4,412 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3818 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Valencia College is Radiation Therapist (29 degrees awarded), followed by Electrical, Electronic, & Communications Engineering Technology (21 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (12 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 (6,012 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (882 degrees), and Business (3,209 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 (1,091,017 people), Miscellaneous managers (852,092 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (535,078 people), Financial managers (436,331 people), and Chief executives & legislators (341,112 people).

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,012 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (882 degrees), Business (3,209 degrees), Protective Services (579 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (298 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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,012 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (882 degrees), Business (3,209 degrees), Protective Services (579 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (298 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 (904,710 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (614,140 people), Elementary & secondary schools (584,683 people), Banking & related activities (545,358 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (478,936 people).

The most specialized majors at Valencia College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (6,012 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (882 degrees), Business (3,209 degrees), Protective Services (579 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (298 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Valencia College was Radiation Therapist with 29 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 5,676

  2. 6,671

In 2016, 5,676 degrees were awarded to men at Valencia College, which is 0.851 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,671).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 2485 degrees were awarded to men at Valencia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.705 times less than the 3527 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 3527 degrees were awarded to women at Valencia College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.42 times more than the 2485 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Valencia College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (67%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Valencia College is Female and Asian (67% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 4.92% of graduates (107 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,412 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3,818 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,925 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Valencia College is white (4,412 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (3818 degrees).

7.22% of degree recipients (891 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    2,227 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    2,185 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    2,182 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Valencia College is white male (2,227 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (2,185 degrees).

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Operations

Valencia College has an endowment valued at nearly $67.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $193k (0.284%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Valencia College had a total expenditure of $239M. Of that $239M, they spent $116M on salaries and $239M on benefits.

Valencia College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Valencia College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valencia College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 340 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 256 employees, and Service with 163 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$67.9M

2015 Endowment

11.1%

growth from 2014

Valencia College has an endowment valued at about $67.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Valencia College grew 11.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $58.9M 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. $430k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Valencia College received $430k 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$116M

Salary Expenditure

$239M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Valencia College had a total expenditure of $239M. Of that $239M, they spent $116M on salaries and $239M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Valencia College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$116M

2015 Salaries

5.77%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Valencia College paid a median of $116M in salaries, which represents 48.4% of their overall expenditure ($239M) and a 5.77% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.25% growth from 2013 and a 0.612% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$28.4M

Instructional Salaries

449

Number of Employees

In 2015, Valencia College paid a total of $28.4M to 449 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

340 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Valencia College were Business and Financial Operations with 340 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 256 employees; and Service with 163 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Valencia College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Valencia College.

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