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  • 5800 Bay Shore Road
    Sarasota , FL 34243-2109
    (941) 487-5000

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    Mission Statement

    The mission of New College is to offer an undergraduate liberal arts education of the highest quality in the context of a small, residential public honors college with a distinctive academic program which develops the student\'s intellectual and personal potential as fully as possible; encourages the discovery of new knowledge and values while providing opportunities to acquire established knowledge and values; and fosters the individual\'s effective relationship with society.

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    Type of School
    Four or more years , Public
    Religious affiliation
    Highest degree offered
    Bachelor's degree
    Four-one-four plan
    Distance learning opportunities

  • New College of Florida Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (941) 487-5000
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $30
    Applied 1,672
    Admitted 827
    Enrolled 228
    Admitted % 49%

    New College of Florida Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required for International Applicants
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    New College of Florida Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 91%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 630
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 740
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 570
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 680
    Students submitting ACT 51%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 27
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 31

    New College of Florida Diversity

    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 3%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 2%
    Hispanic 11%
    White/Non-Hispanic 77%
    Non-Resident Alien 0%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 6%
  • New College of Florida Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $5,227
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $27,159
    Books and Supplies $1,200
    On-campus room and board $8,801 8201
    Off-campus room and board $9,450

    New College of Florida Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 93%
    Receiving Federal Grants
    Receiving Institutional Aid 90% ,
    Receiving Student Loans 36% , $2,779 on average
  • New College of Florida Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2012/2013 academic year.

    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 179
  • New College of Florida Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline April 15
    Priority application deadline November 1
    Fall application deadline April 15
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due April 15
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by April 25
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit -

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline February 15
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about March 15
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by May 1

    Early Decision/Action

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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline November 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date April 15
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by April 25
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Student Reviews of New College of Florida

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  • Richard from Boca Raton, FL

    What interested me most were the independent study projects but also classes are rigorous yet extremely flexible (before each semester you and faculty member from New Col. will create a contract that sets a few serious and possibly not too serious… more read full review

    What interested me most were the independent study projects but also classes are rigorous yet extremely flexible (before each semester you and faculty member from New College will create a contract that sets a few serious and possibly not too serious goals for that year and a plan b if something doesn't go right you won't topple academically. Basically, if you fail a class it can be okay and they'll help to continue moving forward. Also a few other details but I cannot remember exactly what). The professors (at least the few from the computer science department I talked with) are intelligent, know what they're doing but are still open to new ideas and teaching methods, also have a unique sense of humor that's appropriate. read full review

  • MICHAEL from Clearwater, FL

    All I can say is WOW! From the minute I stepped on campus into the pink marble College Hall that reminded me of Newport the library and dorms I was excited. And the freedom of the feet... people who know will know what I mean. read full review

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New College of Florida Scholarships

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$17,500 Y Y N N
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