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Sending your student off to college is a big step – perhaps the most important decision your family makes. Whether you are still considering New College or have made the decision to come, we understand that you have many questions. And we have answers! Check out the links on this page for relevant information on a wide range of topics about life at New College.

Beyond Graduation
Many of the questions we get relate to life after New College. Parents ask: “What is my student going to do with an undergraduate degree in liberal arts? Are there real-world jobs for liberal arts majors? And, is the absence of grades a deterrent to either graduate/professional school or the workplace?”

We’re here to assure you that graduates of New College of Florida can do anything they choose to – and they do. Unconventional does not mean unsuccessful. In fact, the opposite is true. The skills your student learns here – independent thinking, problem solving, teamwork, creativity, the ability to focus – are precisely the attributes that prospective employers, graduate schools and professional programs prize the most. Read about our success stories here.

High National Rankings
know that a New College education is a good investment, but don’t just take our word for it. New College has been consistently ranked among the top colleges in the country for academic excellence and financial value by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s, The Fiske Review and many others. Read about our honors and accolades and you’ll be amazed at how large our tiny school truly is.

Office of the Provost
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida  34243

Phone: (941) 487-4200
Fax: (941) 487-4201