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Colleges / New College of Florida

New College of Florida

Sarasota, FL 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate73%

About New College of Florida

Delve into a liberal arts and science education that is tailored to your academic interests, career aspirations, and personal learning style on our beautiful, residential campus in Sarasota, Florida. With a student/faculty ratio of 7:1, all of our classes are taught by faculty, not by teaching assistants. Experience personalized career planning, one-on-one career coaching, and our Novo Career Advantage - a step-by-step plan to help you create the future that you want. New College is a state university that guarantees scholarship funding to virtually all admitted freshmen who apply for the fall class by our priority deadline. We offer an ambitious array of both academic and need-based scholarships and grants.

New College of Florida is a public, state college in the suburb of Sarasota, Florida. New College of Florida was founded in 1960 and enrolls 646 undergrads and no graduate students.

New College of Florida Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into New College of Florida. In 2022, New College of Florida accepted 73% of applicants. In 2022, 896 out of 1,226 total applicants were accepted.

New College of Florida Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 86%
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 86%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 84%

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New College of Florida is located in the town of Sarasota, Florida, near Tampa-St. Petersburg.

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College Info

New College of Florida Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New College of Florida is May 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to New College of Florida is Jul 1.

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New College of Florida SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1170 - 1335


Math SAT Range

560 - 660


Reading SAT Range

620 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1335 and Above


1170 to 1335


1170 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for New College of Florida students is 1257. Applicants with SAT scores of 1335 and above have a good chance of being admitted to New College of Florida, while applicants with SAT scores between 1170 to 1335 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1170 have a low chance of being offered a spot at New College of Florida.

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Wondering what life at New College of Florida is like? There are approximately 646 students enrolled at New College of Florida. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from FL and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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