New College of Florida

Sarasota, FL
5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243-2109

New College of Florida is a public liberal arts college in Sarasota, Florida. It is one of forty colleges and universities in the State University System of Florida and is a member institution of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida. Founded as a private institution in 1960, it is now a public college of the State University System of Florida. New College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The college offers bachelor's degrees in arts, sciences, and interdisciplinary studies, and is one of only two Florida state universities to offer a bachelor's degree in the liberal arts. The college has an enrollment of about 1,400 students, and its student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1 is the lowest of any public university in Florida. The college is ranked as the 38th best public liberal arts college in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 675

Acceptance Rate: 69.97%

Type: Public, 4-year or above

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Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $21048

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $44076

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at New College of Florida is $79272.16. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at New College of Florida. For graduates of New College of Florida, we saw an average early-career income of $50200.00 and mid-career income of $97500.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.