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Sarasota, Florida

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Chances of getting into New College of Florida

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.8%
Admission Difficulty for New College of Florida
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into New College of Florida and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #39 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,029 out of 1,340 applicants were admitted making New College of Florida an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. New College of Florida typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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New College of Florida SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1220-1420
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for New College of Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 590
SAT Composite 25th 1220
SAT Scores for New College of Florida
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 720
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1420
Average SAT Score 1320

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New College of Florida?

New College of Florida typically requires applicants to be in the top 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1120. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1320 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New College of Florida admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >85%
1320 to 1420 Avg + 77%-85%
1220 to 1320 Avg - 66%-77%
1120 to 1220 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 1120 Low <54%
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New College of Florida ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
26-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
43%
ACT Scores for New College of Florida
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for New College of Florida
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 34
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into New College of Florida?

Admission data indicates that New College of Florida regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 43 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New College of Florida.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

New College of Florida admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >86%
28 to 31 Avg + 77%-86%
26 to 28 Avg - 69%-77%
24 to 26 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 24 Low <59%
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New College of Florida GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.92
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into New College of Florida?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into New College of Florida. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New College of Florida was 3.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.92 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as New College of Florida accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted New College of Florida students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 68% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 9% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 5% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 1% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

75% of New College of Florida freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted New College of Florida students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 41%
Top 25% of class 75%
Top 50% of class 94%
Bottom 50% of class 6%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

New College of Florida admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 915 425 1,340
Accepted 697 332 1,029
Acceptance Rate 76% 78% 77%
Enrolled 122 70 192
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 21% 19%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Apr 15, 2021
Days left to Apply
203

Applicants have 203 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New College of Florida and what student information is used for admission decisions?

New College of Florida Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at New College of Florida
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=262129 IPEDS survey data for New College of Florida.

FAQs

Does New College of Florida prefer SAT or ACT?

83% of students submit their SAT scores to New College of Florida. 43% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into New College of Florida?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to New College of Florida. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for New College of Florida?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1220 and 1420. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for New College of Florida?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 31. 43% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.