Almost Half the Cost of a Florida University


Tuition

Studying at Valencia College is a great way to save money on a U.S. education. Our tuition is 40% less than a Florida public university’s and just a fraction of the cost of many private schools. In fact, 90% of Valencia’s international students cited low cost of study as a factor for choosing Valencia College.

International Student Tuition Rates
(Fall 2020 – Spring 2021)

Cost of Attendance Per Credit Hour

Valencia College Florida Public University
A.A./A.S. Tuition $390.96 $696
Bachelor’s Tuition $427.59 $696

Average costs for out-of-state tuition, fiscal year 2019. Source: Florida College System, State University System Board of Governors and Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance.


Scholarships

Valencia’s F-1 international students are eligible to receive scholarships through the International Linkage Institute of their country or region to cover the out-of-state portion of tuition.

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Associate Degrees

Estimated Annual Expenses for International Students
ITEM COST
Tuition and Fees  $9,383
Living Expenses $14,065
Mandatory Insurance  $1,998
TOTAL $25,446

Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.
Books and supplies: $1,266


Bachelor Degrees

Estimated Annual Expenses for International Students
ITEM COST
Tuition and Fees  $10,262
Living Expenses $14,065
Mandatory Insurance  $1,998
TOTAL $26,325

Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.
Books and supplies: $1,266




PROOF OF FINANCES

Degree-seeking international applicants must prove that they have adequate finances to fund their studies. Applicants must submit the Declaration of Finances, along with supporting documentation, prior to the issuance of Form I-20 for a student visa via their myISS portal.

Amount:

Financial documents must total $25,446 for Associate Degrees. Additional family members, such as a spouse and/or child, will require certification of additional funds in the amount of $4,500 per person.

Sources of Funding:

Funds can come from a family/sponsor, government or personal savings.

Supporting Documentation:

Supporting bank statements or letters should be in English with indication that funds are immediately accessible to the student (i.e. checking or savings account, certificate of deposit, etc.).

Intensive English Program Fees

The tuition rates and fees listed above do not apply to the Intensive English Program. To see those rates, please click here.


Paying for Classes

Valencia College offers an international payment portal through a third party Flywire to pay tuition and fees from another country. This portal provides international students and their families with a safe, cost effective, and convenient method of making payments to Valencia College in foreign currencies. See international payment instructions click here. Valencia College also accepts cash, money order, checks, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Students are expected to pay for tuition and fees at the beginning of each term by the payment deadline. Fees can be paid in person at the Business Office or online through Atlas.