New College At A Glance
Type of School : Founded in 1960, New College is a public honors institution in Florida’s state university system, offering the bachelor’s degree in over 35 major fields of study, and a graduate degree in data science.
Size of Campus: New College’s 140-acre campus sits on Sarasota Bay.
Number of Students: 726 students attend New College (702 undergraduates, 3% international).
Number of Faculty: 98 full-time faculty
Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: New College offers the Bachelor of Arts degree, and a masters degree in data science. These are the College’s undergraduate programs of study:
• Applied Mathematics
• Art History
• Chemistry (including Biochemistry)
• Chinese Language & Culture
• Computer Science
• Creative Writing*
• Economics (including Finance*)
• Environmental Studies
• French Language and Literature
• Gender Studies
• German Studies/German Language & Literature
• Health, Culture & Societies*
• International and Area Studies (including Caribbean & Latin American Studies, East Asian Studies, and European Studies)
• Marine Biology
• Medieval & Renaissance Studies+
• Natural Sciences
• Political Science
• Public Policy+
• Quantitative Social Science*
• Rhetoric and Writing**
• Russian Language & Literature
• Social Sciences
• Spanish Language & Literature
• Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies
• Urban Studies
* Can only be completed as part of a Joint Concentration
+ Special Program Concentration
In addition, the College offers several certificate programs related to business and technology, and a dual-degree program with
University of Florida for students interested in engineering.
Geographic Diversity: Students from 34 states and 14 countries
International Student Services: New College’s Student Activities and Campus Engagement office, better known as SA[u]CE, hosts International Education Week—an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. During this week, SA[u]CE has hosted a number of events including: Study Abroad Mixer, Bomba Dance Workshop, and International Field Day. Our meal plans accommodate all dietary needs, including halal, kosher, vegan and vegetarian diets. In the residence halls, students who join New College’s Global Village Living Learning Community (LLC) share a desire to learn more about international travel and culture, and how nations and peoples are connected socially, politically and economically. Through cultural programming, guest speakers and internationally-themed meals, we encourage students to share their cultural experiences and differences as a way to strengthen relationships, deepen appreciation for diversity and broaden the educational experience.
International Student Budget (2020—2021): $50,504 is the annual budget for the 2021-2022 academic year for undergraduates.
Financial Aid: Typically, F-1 students will be offered $15,000 per year in scholarship funding. Students from Latin America and the Caribbean are typically offered a scholarship that reduces their costs by over $23,000 per year on average.
Test Score Requirements: The SAT or ACT is required for most applicants. If your first language is not English, please
submit scores from the TOEFL (83 ibT or 560 paper test) or IELTS (6.5).
Application Deadlines and Fees:
• Priority dates for fall: February 28 and April 15
• No application fee. May 1
• Deposit deadline: May 1; $200 tuition deposit