New College Ranks #6 in U.S. News

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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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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