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Welcome International Students

International students choose New College for its challenging academics, faculty mentorship of students, outstanding preparation for graduate school and strong value.

Scholarships for F-1 International Students
International students applying to enter New College on an F-1 student visa may be eligible for one of three New College scholarship programs, offering substantial to full financial support. For details on admission and scholarship consideration, please contact Ann Quinn, our international admissions counselor, at aquinn@ncf.edu or (941) 487-4748 to alert us that you are applying, and to discuss admission requirements.

International students should plan ahead for possible international mail delays, and adhere to April 1 as the goal date for meeting the priority deadline for scholarship funding for entry in the August (Fall) semester. April 15 is the priority deadline to complete the admission application process for Fall 2015 guaranteed scholarship programs.

Presidential Scholarship Program
$15,000 per year

Latin American/Caribbean Scholarship Program
Over $20,000 per year

Educate for Change Full Scholarship Program
New College of Florida has established, and will continue to build, programs designed to encourage the enrollment of international students. The Daughters for Life Foundation, working with New College’s local Sarasota-Bradenton-Longboat community, provides additional support to cover the remainder of tuition, housing, and other benefits for up to 10 talented female students with financial need to enroll at New College from Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt.

The Daughters for Life Foundation handles scholarship applications directly. Please contact Ann Quinn, our international admissions counselor, at aquinn@ncf.edu or (941) 487-4748 to discuss the New College admission requirements.

Admission Requirements
If you are applying to study at New College on an F-1 student visa, we will need the following to complete your admission file:

Common Application
• Application fee ($30 USD)
• Completed recommendation form(s)
• Official transcript(s) for all secondary (high school ) level study sent directly by the school
• Official transcript(s) for all university level study (if any) sent directly by the school
• Official SAT or ACT scores, sent directly by the testing service
• Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if you are not a native speaker of English. The minimum TOEFL score required for admission to New College is 560 (paper test) or 83 (internet-based test). Scores must be less than two years old, and sent directly to New College of Florida (institution code # 5506) by the testing service. For more information see the TOEFL website.
• Transcript Evaluations and Translations: Transcripts from schools abroad require a course-by-course evaluation—with grade and credit equivalents—by a member service of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (such as Josef Silny & Associates, Inc. or World Education Services). Transcripts provided in a language other than English require a professional certified translation. Translations and evaluations supplement, but do not replace, the original documents.

These forms will be required if you are admitted and decide to enroll at New College:

• New College of Florida Financial Statement for International Students: Download this form here.
• New College of Florida Foreign National Tax Information Form: Download this form here.

Students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Status
If you have approved formal status through DACA, provide proof of your DACA status along with your application. Financial statement information will not be required. Although you are likely not eligible for need-based aid, we will consider admitted DACA applicants for institutional funding.

Click here for more information on scholarship opportunities for international students.

Deadlines & Decision Dates

Fall 2014

Our deadline for priority admission is November 1, 2014. All students who meet this deadline will receive a decision by April 1, 2015, however some students will receive their decisions sooner. We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis November 2, 2014 through April 15, 2015. Students will receive their decisions on a rolling basis. 

April 15, 2015 is the guaranteed scholarship deadline.

*All required materials must be  received by New College Admissions no later than 5:00 PM EST April 15, 2015. Please plan ahead to make sure we get all of your materials on time!

Spring 2015

Our deadline for admission is December 1, 2014. Applications will only be accepted from transfer students.  Students will receive their decisions on a rolling basis.

*All required materials must be received by New College Admissions no later than 5:00 PM EST December 1, 2014. Please plan ahead to make sure we get all of your materials on time!

 

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
5800 Bay Shore Rd
Sarasota, FL 34243

Phone: (941) 487-5000
Admissions Fax: (941) 487-5001
Fin Aid Fax: (941) 487-5010
admissions@ncf.edu
ncfinaid@ncf.edu