Nationally ranked
'best value' school

New College of Florida is consistently ranked a "best value" school by the most prestigious publications in the country.

Making Your college Education as Affordable as Possible

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New College is committed to making your undergraduate education as affordable as possible.U.S. News & World Report ranked New College as the 4th most affordable liberal arts college in the nation in 2019. Because we’re a public college, our in-state tuition and fees are significantly lower than those of private colleges. Florida ranks as the 6th best state for low student loan debt and New College graduates have the lowest average debt compared to their peers at all of the other state universities in Florida.*

*Calculated for the Class of 2016 by The Institute for College Access & Success

A competitive program with guaranteed scholarshipS

At New College, we are proud of the fact that 90 percent of our students receive some form of financial assistance. Several prestigious publications have recognized our combined strength of academic quality and low cost. New College has a competitive program guaranteeing scholarship funding to virtually all admitted freshmen who apply for the fall class by our priority deadline. We offer an ambitious array of both merit and need-based scholarships and grants.

Our financial aid team plays an active role in making a New College education affordable. Please get in touch with the Financial Aid Office at 941-487-5000 or email If you would like help with suggestions for affordable methods of financing, searching for scholarships, making side-by-side comparisons with other schools, or providing your child with advice about staying within their financial aid budget, the Financial Aid Office can help! The office can provide information and resources for learning about the wide range of need-based and non-need-based aid options available, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, terms and conditions, criteria for selection and determining award amounts, and how and when aid is disbursed.

If you receive Title IV HEA financial aid, it’s especially important to know your rights and responsibilities, how to maintain your eligibility, and how to make sure you fulfill your role as a responsible aid recipient. Staff of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid provides assistance to prospective and enrolled students in obtaining financial aid information, during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday – Friday with the exclusion of major holidays and collegewide breaks).

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Robertson Hall
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 487-5000