New College of Florida

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School Overview

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.

New College of Florida Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(941) 487-5000
Website:www.ncf.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:ncf.edu/apply
Address:5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243-2109
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:875
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):66%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:875 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,916
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,944
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,782

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

New College of Florida Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Grand total5

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at New College of Florida and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,916
Out-of-state$29,944
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,384
Out-of-state$28,067

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid261100%
Grant or scholarship aid261100%$9,782
Student loan aid8934%$5,449

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid82896%$8,433
Federal student loans26431%$5,491

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for New College of Florida. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled New College of Florida students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,417454963
Percent admitted100%71%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%19%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

New College of Florida Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment875
Undergraduate enrollment861
Graduate enrollment14

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

New College of Florida Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

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