New College of Florida
Sarasota, FL, USA

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Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city
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100
70%
Acceptance Rate
1,382
Students Applied
61%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
26
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
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Yes
ACT
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Yes
SAT Subject Tests
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Yes
AP Course Credit
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Yes
Dual Enrollment
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Yes
Transcript
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Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1
Fall Regular Decision May 30 May 1
Test Optional
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No
Application Fee
$30
Fee waivers available
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
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No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
83%
Out-Of-State Students
17%
US States Represented
36
Countries Represented
14
34%
Submitting ACT
80%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 29
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36
Average SAT Composite: 1286
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1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
550
75th
670
Reading
25th
610
75th
705
3.90
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
74%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
22
Top 25%
50
Top 50%
88
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
17
$30k - $48k
10
$48k - $75k
10
$75k - $110k
9
$110k+
11

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 941-487-5000
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
Keep an open mind: don't assume that the traditional education system is the only way to go.
Remember why you're in college: it is easy to get caught up in the newness of independence and the real world.
Put forth your best effort, but don't drive yourself into an early grave: academic strife builds character and great professional resume. Just remember to schedule tranquility and fun into your life.
Rebekah from Lake Panasoffkee, FL
Your first year will be the most challenging yet most fun. As with any school, you are discovering your comfort zone and restructuring your goals. Unlike most other schools however, you will be structuring your academics towards a senior thesis. Prepare your writing skills as much as possible before entering!
Stephanie from Sarasota, FL
Bring earplugs, as nighttime noise can be a problem. Day people are the minority. There are no honors dorms (after all, this is an honors college) and there are no quiet hours, so noise can be heard just about anytime. Many students cook communal dinners and share potluck meals, which helps reduce food costs. Also, county bus service is free with student ID, so many students head downtown to Whole Foods to do their grocery shopping and reduce their food costs.
Lindsey from North Port, FL
be prepared, be willing to try new things, and be careful of who you interact with.
Maria from Cocoa, FL
Be open minded, and prepared to take risks.
Stella, Sarasota, FL
Do yourself a favor and DO NOT miss the opportunity to do a tour and info session at this school.
MICHAEL from Clearwater, FL
Apply early. Always a good start. Be ready to experience new ways of thinking, learning, and opening up. New College is filled with people who want to learn, have fun, and help the community. But, you have to be open minded and ready to experience a new way of living.
Caitlin from Deltona, FL

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