Valencia College Orlando FL

Valencia College

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Large

  • Tuition

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    2yr/Community College

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Engineering, Hospitality and Tourism, Business Administration

  • Setting

    Suburban

  • Accreditation and Certification

    CEA, SACS

  • Type of Housing

    Homestay, Apartment

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 50 +, IELTS: Band 5.5 +

  • Social Media

Why Come to Valencia College?

Valencia was named the best two-year college in the United States as the inaugural winner of the 2012 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia has one of the highest graduation rates in the country and provides guaranteed admission to one of the 12 four-year Florida state universities, including the University of Central Florida.

Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year university, complete a career program, or simply improve your English, Valencia has the solution for you. With over 100 degree programs to choose from, and an Intensive English Program, Valencia will provide you with an excellent educational experience. Our international student services team will support your needs with advising, workshops, programming opportunities and a chance to meet new friends.

  • Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
  • Seneff Honors College for high achieving students
  • Small class sizes and dedicated faculty
  • Comprehensive Intensive English Program – accepts all levels of English
  • Affordable tuition – 40% less than at a state university
  • Academic support, including libraries, labs, writing center and tutoring
  • Dedicated international student advisors and counselors
  • More than 100 nations represented within Valencia’s student body

Location

Orlando is located in the center of Florida, midway between Jacksonville and Miami. The St. Petersburg-Tampa area on the Gulf of Mexico and Daytona Beach on the Atlantic Ocean are easy drives.Valencia College is located in Orlando, Florida, USA. With five campus locations, the college is close to downtown Orlando, the Orlando International Airport, the University of Central Florida and world-famous theme parks and beaches.

What Orlando Has to Offer?

  • Home to Walt Disney World® Resort, Universal Studios Florida®, and SeaWorld®
  • Art, culture, entertainment and nightlife
  • Beaches, public parks, springs and lakes for outdoor activities
  • Sports teams including the Orlando Magic basketball, UCF Knights college football, Orlando City soccer and baseball spring training for the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros
  • Home to internationally recognized companies including Darden Restaurants, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Electronic Arts
  • Becoming a national leader in health care and biotechnology
  • Average annual temperature of 72.4F/22.4C degrees

Intensive English Program

We accept students at all language levels from beginner to advance. Students interested in a degree program at Valencia who need to improve their English can start with the Intensive English Program and then transfer into a Valencia degree program. This program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) which is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for English Language Programs and institutions in the U.S.

  • Monthly start dates
  • Small class sizes
  • A variety of social and cultural activities
  • Dedicated international student advisor
  • Conditional acceptance to Valencia College
  • Based on their level, students can study anywhere from two weeks to over one year

For more information, go to valenciacollege.edu/iep

Degree and Career Programs

Valencia offers over 100 programs, including two and four year degrees.

  • General Studies
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Engineering, Computer Programming, and Technical Programs
  • Health Sciences
  • Horticulture and Landscape
  • Hospitality and Culinary
  • Information Technology
  • Public Safety and Legal
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Social Sciences

How to Apply

Valencia College accepts new degree-seeking students each semester—fall, spring and summer. International students are encouraged to submit their online application as soon as possible in order to complete all application requirements by the desired admission date.

To access the online application and view the complete steps to apply, please visit our website for the steps to apply international.valenciacollege.edu/admissions.

Requirements:

  • Online Application with fee of $35 USD
  • High School Transcripts
  • Results from the TOEFL or IELTS (if applicable) exam
  • Declaration of Finances Form
  • Copy of passport

Recommended Application Dates

Intensive English Program: Monthly start dates allow students to apply at any time.

Degree  Programs:
Fall: June 15th
Spring: October 15th
Summer: March 15th

For more information, please go to  international.valenciacollege.edu 

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Valencia College

Valencia College
1800 South Kirkman Road 
Orlando FL 32811 
P: 001-407-582-5400
2yr/Community College
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Biology/Microbiology
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • Food Science
  • General English Programs
  • General Management
  • Geography
  • Global & Area Studies
  • Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • History
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Summer Intensive English
  • Theatre
  • University Transfer
Bachelor Degree
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Business
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Biology/Microbiology
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Food Industry Management
  • Food Science
  • General Management
  • Geography
  • Global & Area Studies
  • Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities
  • Graphics/Multimedia & Web Design
  • History
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marine Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • Theatre
English Programs
  • Business English
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Professionals
  • English Language (ESL)
  • Intensive English
  • Summer Intensive English
  • TOEFL and Test Preparation

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