New College of Florida and UF want to produce more innovative graduates with five-year, dual-degree program

From Tampa Bay Business Journal, July 14, 2020

Sarasota-based New College of Florida has partnered with the University of Florida for a first-of-its-kind, double-degree program.

Students will be able to receive both a degree in liberal arts and science from New College and a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the University of Florida in the five-year program.

“We like the possibility because a lot of people don’t apply to New College because we don’t have an engineering option,” said Donald Colladay, a professor of physics at New College. “And there are a lot of people interested in math and science.”

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Located in Sarasota, New College of Florida has educated intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement since its founding in 1960. As the State of Florida’s designated honors college, New College provides an exceptional education that transforms students’ intellectual curiosity into personal accomplishment. The 110-acre campus on Sarasota Bay is home to more than 700 students and 80 full-time faculty engaged in interdisciplinary research and collaborative learning. New College offers nearly 40 areas of concentration for undergraduates and a master’s degree program in Data Science.

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