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New College of Florida
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  • 4 Year
  • SARASOTA, FL

Report Card

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

About

5800 BAY SHORE RD
SARASOTA, FL 34243
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
No data available  
From New College of Florida

Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is a top-ranked public liberal arts college and the Honors College of Florida. New College provides students with limitless, original opportunities for success through a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors in arts, humanities and sciences; a master’s degree program in data science; and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
74%
SAT Range
1120-1340
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$9,727 / 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
$11,855 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
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

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    9%
  • On Campus
    91%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
615 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
17
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
15%
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%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
No data available  
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
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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