New College of Florida

5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL

Campus image of New College of Florida

New College of Florida is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Sarasota, Florida, which is a predominantly urban area. The higher teacher/student ratio and access to faculty is due primarily to the limited enrollment, about 800 students, maintained by New College of Florida.

The school offers a degree program in Liberal Arts. To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school transcripts, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions to New College of Florida. A score between 1800 to 2100 on the SAT, or 27 to 31 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 56% of which only 33% chose to attend. More information on admissions can be found at

The tuition at New College of Florida varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $6,700 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $32,000 per year. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus for around a cost of $6,500 per year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students New College of Florida accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at New College of Florida is about 860, where graduate students make up roughly 30% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,200. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$9,976
Receiving Student Loans35%$5,255
accrediation - SELECT Campus_Name, Campus_IPEDS_UnitID, Agency_Name,clean_program_name as Program_Name,Accreditation_Type,Accreditation_Status,Accreditation_Date_Type,Periods,cipcode,entity_id FROM `college_accreditations_2015` ca left join `college_accreditations_program_names` capn on capn.program_name = ca.Program_Name WHERE `entity_id` = '262129' AND `Last Action` = ''

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, New College of Florida may provide student services like:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

New College of Florida has an overall graduation rate which is close to 66%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years57%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map