New College prepares its students to excel in graduate programs around the world.
When you graduate from New College, you can look back on having planned an individualized academic program, read and written extensively, done original research and completed a major thesis based on research or creative work in your Area of Concentration. These accomplishments are looked on favorably by the nation’s most prestigious post-graduate programs.
Acceptance rates for grad school are very high. From 2004 to 2008, for example, 87 percent of New College students who applied to a Masters/Ph.D. program were accepted, and 85 percent were accepted into law school. The prestigious Wall Street Journal has ranked New College the nation’s No. 2 public feeder school for elite law, medical and business schools. Of all science graduates since 1967, roughly one-third have earned an M.D. or Ph.D.
A survey of alumnae/i who graduated between 1996 and 2007 reveals much about their graduate school experiences. Here are some of the results: