New College of Florida

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Located in Sarasota, Florida, The New College of Florida was founded in 1960 as private education institution for gifted and talented students. The college opened its doors in 1964 to just over a hundred students and by 1972 had grown to student body of about 500. In 1975, on the verge of bankruptcy, the University of South Florida (USF) purchased New College and established it as an autonomous school. Today New College of Florida exists as the honors college for State University of Florida. In 2007, U.S. News and World Report ranked New College number one in its list of 22 public liberal arts colleges in the country and it was ranked 86th out of all liberal arts colleges in the United States.

General Information

Admission Office

5800 Bay Shore Road

Sarasota, FL 34243-2109

(941) 487-5000

Fax: (941) 487-5010



Contact: Kathleen Killion

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Main Address

5800 Bay Shore Road

Sarasota, FL 34243-2109

(941) 487-5000

www.ncf.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 785

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 222

Degree-seeking undergrads: 785

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 58%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 82%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,834 $4,127 $4,784 $5,364 +12.12%
Books and Supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,080 $7,478 $7,783 $8,201 +5.37%
Other $3,700 $3,700 $3,700 $3,600 -2.70%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $15,414 $16,105 $17,067 $17,965 +5.26%
In-state Off Campus $4,634 $4,927 $5,584 $6,164 +10.39%
In-state with Family $4,634 $4,927 $5,584 $6,164 +10.39%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 222 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 222 100% $1,670,735 $7,526
• Federal grants 40 18% $164,566 $4,114
• Pell grants 36 16% $118,966 $3,305
• Other Federal grants 38 17% $45,600 $1,200
Local and state government scholarships or grants 163 73% $710,590 $4,359
Institutional scholarships or grants 222 100% $795,579 $3,584
Student loans 71 32% $301,356 $4,244
• Federal student loans 71 32% $276,356 $3,892
• Other student loans 2 1% $25,000 $12,500

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 153
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 153
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 153
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

European Studies B
French Studies B
German Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Spanish/Iberian Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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