New College of Florida

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New College of Florida, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Sarasota, FL, a predominately urban area. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 900 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1780 (25th percentile) to 2060 (75th percentile) on the SAT and within the range of 27 (25th percentile) to 30 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants admitted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the New College of Florida average GPA ranges from 3.55 to 3.78 for accepted students. 61% of all applicants are admitted to New College of Florida, from which 27% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall New College of Florida Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for New College of Florida was reported as 60.6% in Fall 2013 with over 1,380 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1780 - 2060
  • ACT Scores: 27 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.55 - 3.78

How Hard Is It to Get into New College of Florida?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to New College of Florida is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for New College of Florida has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 52.7%
  • 2010-2011: 53.1%
  • 2011-2012: 56.2%
  • 2012-2013: 59.6%
  • 2013-2014: 60.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.1%

How Does New College of Florida Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for New College of Florida is nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Clearwater Christian College70.1%
Florida College58.8%
Webber International University63.8%
Florida Christian College41.7%
Ave Maria University59.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to New College of Florida (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading620 - 720
Math570 - 660
Writing590 - 680
Total Score1780 - 2060
ACT®Score Range
English28 - 33
Math25 - 28
Composite Score27 - 30
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