If you don’t mind, we need to brag a bit – because for a tiny school, New College produces some mighty results.
*Based on responses from 179 of the 229 students in the graduating class of 2019
According to PayScale.com’s “Best Liberal Arts Colleges by Salary Potential,” New College graduates earn a median salary of $51,100 within five years of graduation. After ten or more years in the workforce, New College graduates earn a median salary of $98,600, the third highest median salary among state universities in Florida.
By matching a strong liberal arts education with career services (through the Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity), New College provides a lasting foundation for a lifetime of success. But you don’t have to take our word for it:
The Economic Gains of a Liberal Arts Education (Inside Higher Education)
Yes, Employers Do Value Liberal Arts Degrees (Harvard Business Review)
The Unexpected Value of the Liberal Arts (The Atlantic)
students who go on to earn doctoral degrees
Within six years, 80 percent of New College graduates continue their education and 44 percent earn at least one additional degree. Even more remarkably, New College is the nation’s top public college for producing the highest percentage of undergraduates who go on to earn Ph.D.s!
Top Ph.D.-producing public colleges (2013-2018)
|1. New College of Florida||16.2%|
|2. New Mexico Inst. of Mining & Tech||8.6%|
|3. College of William & Mary||8.6%|
|4. UC-San Francisco||8.6%|
|6. Colorado School of Mines||7.4%|
|7. University of Virginia||6.1%|
|8. University of Michigan||6.1%|
|9. Georgia Tech||5.9%|
|10. Truman State University||5.7%|