Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is a top-ranked public liberal arts college and the Honors College of Florida. New College provides students with limitless, original opportunities for success through a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors in arts, humanities and sciences; a master’s degree program in data science; and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states, New College is also a proud member of:

  • Council of Public Liberal Arts College (COPLAC), 
  • Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning (CIEL)
  • Ecoleague Consortium

Preparing students for lives of great achievement

New College offers rigorous academics blended with thorough career education to develop students’ intellectual and personal potential as fully as possible. Mission & Values

A commitment to sustainability.

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