College Raptor recently released its “2021 Hidden Gems” list, and New College was selected in the categories of “Hidden Gems in the U.S.” and “Hidden Gems in the Southeast U.S.”
A vehicle for helping high school families find college matches, College Raptor directs readers to institutions that may offer students the best financial aid options and find the ideal student loans.
To qualify as a “Hidden Gem,” a school must meet the following requirements: receive fewer than 5,000 applications; have fewer than 7,000 undergraduate students; and have an acceptance rate above 10 percent. Factors such as retention rates, graduation rates, student-to-faculty ratio, endowment per student, selectivity, and other metrics were taken into consideration for the list.
Full details about the methodology can be found here. For more information on College Raptor, visit