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Tuition Cost

Lowest Public College Tuition in Central Florida.

Florida residents can earn a two-year associate degree from Valencia College for about $6,000. That's nearly half the cost of a state university. In fact, Valencia College has the lowest tuition of any public college in Central Florida. Plus, our A.S. graduates have an average annual starting salary of $41,000 ($19.71 per hour)-that’s higher than some bachelor's degree graduates start out making. Talk about a good investment.


IN-State Tuition

per credit hour


Cost of Attendance Per Credit Hour
Valencia College Public University* Private Two-Year Private University
Florida Resident $103.06 $198 $504 $599
Non-Florida resident $390.96 $688 cost-comparison-504 cost-comparison-599
International $390.96 $696
Bachelor’s Florida Resident $112.19 $198
Bachelor’s Non-Florida Resident $427.59 $688
Bachelor’s International $427.59 $688

*Average costs for in-state tuition, 2014 – 2015. Sources: State University System of Florida; Lowest tuition of any public college in Central Florida:

Other Costs to Consider

  • Application fee: Valencia College has a one-time application fee of $35.
  • Special fees: Some courses and laboratories require an additional fee to pay for equipment, supplies, liability insurance or other special costs. 

  • Books and supplies
  • Living expenses and transportation
  • Personal expenses (phone bill, food/snacks, entertainment, etc.)