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New Music New College Concert Series Announces 2017–2018 Season

The New Music New College 2017-18 season – the 19th year of the series – features one “monster” of a concert and a slate of performances that, as always, push the boundaries of contemporary music. The five-concert series opens Saturday,…Read more

New College of Florida is Named 'Best Buy' in 2018 Fiske Guidebook

New College of Florida is once again ranked as a “Best Buy” college in the 2018 edition of the respected and long-running Fiske Guide to Colleges. Only 20 public colleges in the United States received Fiske’s “Best Buy” designation. New College…Read more

New College of Florida Receives Performance Funding

The Board of Governors announced university performance funding scores at its meeting on Thursday, celebrating the fourth year in a row of nearly across-the-board improvement. The System boasted year-over-year gains on six of the eight performance metrics that are common…Read more

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Orientation: New Admits

When: Sat Aug 19 2017 12:00am to Sun Aug 20 2017 12:00am


Description: A special extended New Student and Transfer Orientation (August 19-27, 2017) that will help students prepare to navigate our academic program and allow them the opportunity to meet new friends and network. For more information, deadlines and checklists, visit

Concert: Duo Cortona

When: Tue Oct 3 2017 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Where: College Hall Music Room

Description: Rachel Calloway and violinist Ari Streisfeld will give a free concert as Duo Cortona, their new project dedicated to the creation of works for mezzo-soprano and violin. The duo will perform wiht the Amernet String Quartet at New College Oct. 7.

Artists Conversation: Amernet String Quartet with Rachel Calloway

When: Thu Oct 5 2017 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Where: Mildred Sainer Pavilion

Description: Talk with the performers before their Oct. 7 New Music New College concert. This event is free.

Family Weekend

When: Fri Oct 6 2017 12:00am to Mon Oct 9 2017 12:00am

Where: New College of Florida

Description: Families are invited to New College’s annual Family Weekend, Oct. 6-8, 2017. For more information, call 941-487-4250 or email

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New College of Florida named ‘Best Buy’ in Fiske Guide July 11, 2017

Herald    July 11, 2017 New College of Florida was again ranked as a “Best Buy” college in the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, one of only 20 public colleges in the United States to receive…Read more

Bargain shopping on college tuition? New College may be school for you
Bradenton Herald July 11, 2017   July 11, 2017 New College of Florida has been dubbed one of the best bargains in higher education. The school is one of 20 public colleges in the United States to receive “Best Buy” designation in the 2018…Read more

Performance and Lecture Series Performance and Lecture Series

Information about performance, lecture series and annual events held at New College including New Music New College, New Topics and the annual Klingenstein Lecture. All are open to the public.

New Music New College

New Music New College (NMNC) is an extension of the music program at New College that presents five programs of contemporary, avant-garde and experimental music each year.

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New Topics

New Topics is a collaboration of the New College Foundation and New College of Florida.

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Academic Lectures

New College of Florida presents several lecture series that regularly informs, entertains and inspires students, faculty and the community.

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