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New College of Florida

Sarasota, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

5800 Bay Shore Rd

Sarasota, FL 34243-2101

https://www.ncf.edu/

Admission Office

5800 Bay Shore Road

Sarasota, FL 34243-2101

(941) 487-5000

Fax : (941) 487-5001

admissions@ncf.edu

Contact : Sonia Wu

Associate Dean of Enrollment Services and Director of Admissions - Financial Aid

Type of School

Small

Public

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 5506

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : April 15

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 64.0%

Total undergraduates : 702

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 147

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 90.0%

Average financial aid package : $15,282.00

In-State Tuition : $6,916.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $29,944.00

School Calendar

4-1-4

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: Apr 15

Priority application due : Nov 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : --

Early Decision And Action

Early decision application due : Nov 1

College will notify student of early decision by : Jan 4

Other early decision deadline : --

College will notify student of other early decision by : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Apr 15

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Nov 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : Jul 1

College will notify student of transfer decision by : Apr 25

Transfer priority application date : Nov 1

Transfer student must reply : May 1

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : May 1

International Students

Fall application due : Apr 15

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : 4-1-4

Student-faculty ratio : 7 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 64.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 86.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Liberal Arts : 47.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 39.0%
Foreign Languages and Literature : 9.0%
Environmental Science : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
French Studies B
German Studies B
Latin American Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography B
Neurobiology and Anatomy B
Neuroscience B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B
General Literature B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature B
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General B
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Russian Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies B
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences B
Biopsychology B
International/Globalization Studies B
Mathematics and Computer Science B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics, General B
International Relations and Affairs B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Accelerated Program

Cross-Registration

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Semester At Sea

Computer Services

105 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Law : 2.0%

Medical : 1.0%

Other : 22.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : high-field nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer, scanning electron microscope, UV-visible and infrared spectrophotometers, inert atmosphere glove boxes, electrophysiology instruments, Geographic Information Systems lab, functional near-Infrared spectroscopy, anthropology lab, public archaeology lab, psychology labs, political behavior lab, marine biology research center, gallery, sculpture lab, creative computing lab, black box theater

Geographic Location : 50 miles from Tampa, 2 miles from Sarasota.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 702

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 147

Degree-seeking undergrads : 702

Graduate enrollment : 24

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 83.0%

Out of state students : 17.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 3.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 18.0%

White : 69.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : All students required to live on campus unless granted waiver by office of residential life.

Student Newspaper : The Catalyst

Student Newspaper URL : http://ncfcatalyst.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 93.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 80.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Special Housing For International Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Club

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Chaplain/spiritual director

On-campus daycare

Economically disadvantaged students services

Minority students services

Women's services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Academic Support Programs

Writing center

Tutoring

Learning center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Archery

Men's Club

Women's Club

Basketball

Men's Club

Women's Club

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Sailing

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Softball

Men's Club

Women's Club

Swimming

Men's Club

Women's Club

Table tennis

Men's Club

Women's Club

Tennis

Men's Club

Women's Club

Triathlon

Men's Club

Women's Club

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Weightlifting

Men's Club

Women's Club

Other Sports : Aikido, Judo, Dance


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $30.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 1,226

Admitted : 896

Enrolled : 147

Somewhat selective 73.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : 295

Admitted early action : 254

Plan Available for early admission : Early decision

Offered place on waitlist : 3

Number accepting place : 2

Accepted from list : 1



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Considered

Alumni Relation

First generation college student

Geographical Residence

State Residency

Talent/Ability

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

Required: SAT or ACT

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Challenging course loads, strong grades, and writing ability are most important considerations. Class rank (if available), standardized test scores, recommendations, and extracurricular activities are also important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 22.0%

Top Quarter : 50.0%

Top Half : 88.0%

Bottom Half : 12.0%

Bottom Quarter : 3.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 18.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 15.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 8.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 1.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 29.0%

600 - 699 : 51.0%

500 - 599 : 18.0%

400 - 499 : 2.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 10.0%

600 - 699 : 40.0%

500 - 599 : 45.0%

400 - 499 : 4.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 41.0%

24 - 29 : 47.0%

18 - 23 : 12.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 19.0%

24 - 29 : 51.0%

18 - 23 : 23.0%

12 - 17 : 7.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 41.0%

24 - 29 : 40.0%

18 - 23 : 18.0%

12 - 17 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Satisfactory performance (score of 3 or above) on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations identified in the Articulation Coordinating Committee Credit-by-Exam Guidelines as approved by the Florida Board of Governors. Standardized examinations must be taken prior to the student's initial enrollment at New College. Credit-by-exam is accepted when it is part of a Florida College System or Florida State University System Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree or bachelor's or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university. In all other cases, official test results should be sent to the Office of the Registrar from the credit-by-exam source.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

4

0

Science

3

4

Science Lab

2

0

Social Studies

3

4

Foreign Language

2

4

Academic Electives

2

4

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 84.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 46.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

560 - 660

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

620 - 700

ACT Composite

25 - 31


AP & Admission Policy

From the college: AP courses are valued deeply for the rigor that they represent in the courses a student chooses to take. AP course grades of C and better are weighted a full point in calculation of the GPA for admission.

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

--

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

--

--

All

Art History

3

--

--

All

Biology

3

--

--

All

Calculus AB

3

--

--

All

Calculus BC

3

--

--

All

Chemistry

3

--

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

--

--

All

Computer Science A

3

--

--

All

Drawing

3

--

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

--

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

--

--

All

Environmental Science

3

--

--

All

European History

3

--

--

All

Human Geography

3

--

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

--

--

All

Microeconomics

3

--

--

All

Music Theory

3

--

--

All

Physics B

3

--

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

--

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

--

--

All

Psychology

3

--

--

All

Statistics

3

--

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

--

--

All

United States History

3

--

--

All

World History: Modern

3

--

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

College Composition

50

6

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

6

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 68.0%

% of loans / jobs : 32.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 99.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 78.0%

% Judged to have need : 65.0%

% that were offered aid : 64.0%

% that had need fully met : 23.0%

% of need met : 90.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $15,282.00

Avg non need-based aid : $2,686.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $10,596.00

Avg need-based loan : $2,715.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $18,953.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Nov 1

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Tara Karas

Financial aid office phone : (941) 487-5000

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $145.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $754.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

State/District Residency

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$6,916.00

$6,916.00

$6,916.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$29,944.00

$29,944.00

$29,944.00

Room and board:

$9,529.00

$14,668.00

$3,220.00

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,170.00

$2,170.00

$2,170.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,100.00

$1,100.00

$1,100.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$20,915.00

$26,054.00

$14,606.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$43,943.00

$49,082.00

$37,634.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 60

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 64

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 58

Transfers admitted percentage: 68.0%

Transfers admitted: 40

Transfers enrolled percentage: 44.0%

Transfers enrolled: 26

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Spring Admissions: Decisions for the spring class are scheduled for release on a rolling basis beginning in October. Applicants for the spring class should make sure all materials expected for the admission application file are received by New College Admissions no later than December 1. However, the College reserves the right to close the class earlier than the date specified if spring enrollment goals are met before that date, and reserves the right to cancel the spring class admission cycle if the College has already met its enrollment goals for the year. Should the admission cycle be canceled, spring class applicants may request to have the application updated for consideration for the fall.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Apr 15

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $29,944.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $9,529.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $14,668.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $754.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $256,988.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 14

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 94

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 83

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser