SUNY at Purchase College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

735 Anderson Hill Road

Purchase, NY 10577-1400

(914) 251-6300

Fax: (914) 251-6314



Contact: Stephanie McCaine
Main Address

735 Anderson Hill Road

Purchase, NY 10577

(914) 251-6000

www.purchase.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,106

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 709

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,790

Graduate enrollment: 145

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 24%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts Management B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Graphic Design B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B
Painting B
Photography B
Playwriting/Screenwriting B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
Creative Writing B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

SUNY at Purchase College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(914) 251-6000
Website:www.purchase.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.suny.edu/Student/apply
Address:735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577-1400
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,156
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,058 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,298
Out-of-state Tuition:$18,148
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$7,153

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

SUNY at Purchase College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at SUNY at Purchase College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts3205
Grand total4425

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at SUNY at Purchase College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at SUNY at Purchase College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,298
Out-of-state$18,148
Books and supplies$1,298

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,698
Out-of-state$24,038

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid68888%
Grant or scholarship aid44958%$7,153
Student loan aid42655%$6,558

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,43360%$7,304
Federal student loans2,08751%$6,897

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for SUNY at Purchase College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled SUNY at Purchase College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,7622,6134,149
Percent admitted100%42%44%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%12%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

SUNY at Purchase College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,156
Undergraduate enrollment4,053
Graduate enrollment103

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

SUNY at Purchase College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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