As the State of Florida's legislatively-designated "honors college for the liberal arts," New College is the only public college or university in the state whose sole mission is to provide an undergraduate education of the highest caliber to leading students from around the country. Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus on sunny Sarasota Bay, New College provides an ideal learning environment for intellectually curious, motivated students who thrive on active learning and are drawn to an intellectually rigorous curriculum. Year after year, New College faculty and students garner top prizes and awards. Our student-centered academic mission consistently attracts the attention of the most prestigious ranking organizations. Our alumnae/i earn distinctions in the workplace, contribute to scientific advancement and make contributions to public service and global change.