New College, founded in 1960, is a public honors university. Its 140-acre campus, including the former estate of Charles Ringling, is located in Sarasota, 50 miles south of Tampa.

Website: www.ncf.edu/

Public
Co-ed
835
Undergraduate
Students
(63.1%) 527 Women
(36.9%) 308 Men
24
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 1,353 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
April 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.99
SAT Math
619 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
661 average
620-710 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $16,286
Out-of-state: $39,314
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,916
Out-of-state: $29,944
Room and Board
$9,370
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Freshman Award
$16,063
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$16,297
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
79
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Sarasota Population
53,326
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa-St. Petersburg
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
79% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
65% of women participate
Fraternities
45% of men participate
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
18.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.5% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
52%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
29.0%
See more

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 3 4
History    
Academic Electives 2 4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required April 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted April 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted April 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted April 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
5800 Bay Shore Road
City, State, Zip
Sarasota, FL 34243
Phone
(941) 487-5000
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@ncf.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
April 15
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 25
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
 
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
69% of 1,353 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 903 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 450 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
239 (26%) of 933 admitted students enrolled
Women
159 (26%) of 615 admitted students enrolled
Men
80 (25%) of 318 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
92
Students Accepting Wait List Position
38
Students Admitted From Wait List
20

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.99
3.75 and Above
70%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
6%
3.00 - 3.24
6%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
619 average
570-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
19%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
41%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
661 average
620-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
31%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
14%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
35%
Score of 24 - 29
53%
Score of 18 - 23
12%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 37%
Top quarter: 71%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
1%
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $16,286
Out-of-state: $39,314
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,916
Out-of-state: $29,944
Room and Board
$9,370
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 039574
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
184 (92.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
121 (65.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
121 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (26.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$16,063
Need-Based Gift
Received by 109 (90.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,802
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 96 (79.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,695
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 16 (13.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
70 (35.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,289

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
673 (80.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
479 (71.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
474 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
148 (31.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$14,822
Need-Based Gift
Received by 438 (92.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,932
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 381 (80.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,677
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 60 (12.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
285 (34.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,514

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
34%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$16,297
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,094
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
31
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Out-of-State Students
Number of Awards
353
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,156
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • General Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
Most Popular Disciplines
Liberal arts/general studies, Interdisciplinary studies, Foreign languages and literature, Natural resources/environmental science
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
79
Part-Time Faculty
29
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
71%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Not accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Not available

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
255,888
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
105
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Database Systems

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Sarasota Population
53,326
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tampa-St. Petersburg
Campus Size
119 acres

Weather

Temperature
50 average low in January, 89.5 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Sarasota
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Sarasota

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
79% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
21%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
campus police are state certified police officers and available 24/7

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Sailing x   x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Sailing x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Sailing x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, dance collective, queery, new college student alliance, generation action, ncf democrats
Sororities
65% of women participate
Fraternities
45% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
835
Women
527 (63.1%)
Men
308 (36.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
835
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
3.2% Black/African-American
18.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.5% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students.
2.0% from 19 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
24

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
63.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
65.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
52%
Average Starting Salary
52%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
29.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 3%
Law 7%
Medicine 5%
Other 32%

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2019 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved."