In the U.S. News & World Report “2021 Best Colleges” rankings released on September 14, New College of Florida retained its #6 ranking among the nation’s top public liberal arts colleges while rising 18 spots to #84 among all national liberal arts colleges.
New College also climbed up the specialty rankings for liberal arts colleges, reaching #14 for “Most Innovative Schools” (up from #35 last year), breaking into the Top 60 schools for “Best Undergraduate Teaching” at #57, and placing #89 among “Best Value Schools” (up from #97 last year).
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Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is a top-ranked public liberal arts college and the state’s Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in arts, humanities and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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