Valencia College (VC) is located in Orlando, Florida. This school was originally found in 1969 as Valencia Junior College and later became Valencia Community College in 1971. In 2010, the school decided to move forward with becoming a full-fledged state college that offers bachelor’s degree programs. Since then, VC has been providing students with even more opportunities to pursue their dreams through higher education. This school is even ranked first in the entire United States for a number of associate’s degrees. VC serves over 2,500 students and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
VC has a great nursing program that aims to be as convenient as possible for nursing students. Both day courses and evening courses are offered. Nursing students will be able to pursue an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The program combines traditional classroom educational opportunities with clinical learning to give students much-needed practical experience. VC ensures that the nursing program will provide all students with the most up-to-date knowledge while allowing them to perfect their skills in a safe environment. Students will feel as prepared as possible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam upon their graduation from the program.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students44,834|
|Student to Faculty Ratio25:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 66 miles radius of Valencia College
University of Central Florida
17 miles away
Seminole State College of Florida
18 miles away
Lake-Sumter State College
29 miles away
Polk State College
37 miles away
Rose Training Institute, Inc.
38 miles away
Eastern Florida State College
44 miles away
Daytona State College
54 miles away
College of Central Florida
62 miles away
University of South Florida-Main Campus
65 miles away
South Florida State College
66 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1976 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$103/credit|
|In State Students||$103/credit|
|Out of State Students||$391/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Valencia College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||17%||$277|
|State Grant & Scholarships||17%||$1,585|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||13%||$1,727|
|Federal Student Loans||23%||$4,392|
$5,901Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,973|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,445|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,075|
|$75,001 to $110,000$8,841|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.