The Public Honors College of Florida

Preparing intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement

Your New Path to learning begins here

Delve into a public arts and science education tailored to your academic interests, career aspirations, and individual learning style.
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Customized curriculum

Unleash your intellectual curiosity as you largely design your own educational experience.

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Hands-on learning

Broaden your knowledge through research, internships, study abroad and community service.

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Personalized career planning

Experience one-on-one career coaching and a step-by-step plan for creating your future.

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Flourish in a diverse, inclusive campus environment committed to your personal success.

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What can I study?

Choose from 45 majors ranging across the sciences, mathematics, arts, languages and cultures, design your own area of concentration, or explore professional fields like computer science, data science, environmental studies, and public policy. Explore Academics & Majors

An exceptional education at an extraordinary value

Why New?
Why New?

Meet the faces at New College

Toni Ginsberg-Klemmt Physics/Environmental Studies Student Ginsberg-Klemmt won a 2021 OZY Genius Award for her patent-pending invention GismoPower - a mobile solar carport with an integrated electric vehicle charger that she designed for the New College campus. People at New

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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. Virtual Tour

Featured News

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With a focus on blacktip, blacknose, bull and great hammerhead sharks in lower Tampa Bay, Professor Jayne Gardiner will use acoustic transmitters to discover the sharks’ nursery areas and study their habitat use.

Featured Events

Featured Events

The New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies is a biennial event covering all aspects of the European, Mediterreanean, and Near Eastern worlds from approximately 400 CE to 1700 CE.