New College Of Florida

New College Of Florida

New College of Florida, NCF, is a public liberal arts college in Sarasota, Florida that was established in 1960. It opened its doors with 101 students in 1964 and was renamed New College of Florida in 2001. The campus of NCF covers 144-acres.

At NCF, academics are divided into 3 main divisions: Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Humanities. Within these three divisions, the college offers over 30 diverse areas of concentration (majors).

The New College Student Alliance (NCSA) is NCF's student governing organization. Some of the clubs and organizations of the college are New College Feminist Alliance, the New College Climate Justice Squad, the Foreign Artsy Rare Film Society, the Anarchist Theory Reading Group, and New College Democrats.

William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and Lincoln Diaz-Balart, U.S. Representative are some of the prominent graduates of the college.

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New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota , FL 34243-2109
General Phone: (941) 487-5000

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New College of Florida Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts168liberal arts and humanities

Number of programs and degrees for New College of Florida in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree1681

New College of Florida Student Body

In 2007-2008, New College of Florida had a total enrollment of 767 students (887 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 36%
Women 64%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 39%
20-21 41%
22-24 14%
25-29 2%
30-34 1%
35-39 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%
New York1%
New Jersey1%
Washington, DC1%
State unknown1%
South Carolina1%
North Carolina1%

New College of Florida Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 87 %

New College of Florida Room and Board (2007)

New College of Florida offers campus housing for 638 of its 887 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Sarasota, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

New College of Florida Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal630730
SAT Math590670
SAT Writing600690
ACT Verbal2733
ACT Math2530
ACT Composite2731

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT51%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

New College of Florida Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,065
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,988
Room and board $ 7,478
Room charge $ 4,908
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,556
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 3,700

Financial Aid:
New College of Florida participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3957400)

New College of Florida Faculty

New College of Florida has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1010
Non-tenured and not on tenure track91

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$83,1028$83,038
Associate professoracademic year14$66,22915$66,671
Assistant professoracademic year16$52,31410$55,595
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year41$65,32634$66,501

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

New College of Florida Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

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