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New College of Florida
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  • 4 Year
  • SARASOTA, FL

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade D+
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

5800 BAY SHORE ROAD
SARASOTA, FL 34243
Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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From New College of Florida

Florida’s public honors college, educating free thinkers, risk takers and trailblazers. Discover a public arts and science education driven by your curiosity, career aspirations, and individual learning style on a beautiful bayfront campus in Sarasota. Career engagement is integrated from day one, and alums go on to pursue remarkable careers and graduate degrees.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
1160-1370
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$11,869 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,844 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
6:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 34 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 43 responses
40%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Marine Biology

academic spotlight

Students study and conduct research on our Bayfront Campus situated on Sarasota Bay. The Pritzker Marine Biology Research Center is home to more than 100 aquaria, anchored by a 15,000-gallon research and display tank. Each tank in the Living Ecosystem Teaching and Research Aquarium features different captive ecosystems, including a cold-water rocky shore and Sarasota Bay grass flats.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    100%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
646 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Quirky and smart
    48%
  • All of the above
    9%
  • Creative
    9%
  • Gifted and unique
    9%
  • Jaded
    9%
  • Unusual but brilliant
    9%
  • Friendly and positive
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
96%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 27 responses
Poll
91%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 47 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • It's not for everyone
    36%
  • Unique
    32%
  • Unique and not for everyone, very academic
    11%
  • It ruined my life
    7%
  • Great
    4%
  • Immersive
    4%
  • Ugh
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%
68%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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