SUNY at Purchase College: Ranking & Review

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Purchase
rank
United States
rank
World
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18032845
Top 17%

SUNY at Purchase College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%72%76%
Applicants4,0561,5462,510
Admissions3,0021,1061,896
Enrolled undergraduates763307456
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,1671,7882,379

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores510
Percent of students submitting SAT scores67%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
580
Math
530

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores178
Percent of students submitting ACT scores23%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
24
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

SUNY at Purchase College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$26,352$36,002
Off-campus$26,952$36,602
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,334 and other expenses per full academic year.

SUNY at Purchase College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,620 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,670$16,320
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,828$1,828
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$278$680
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,870$22,210
Fees for full-time graduates$1,828$1,828
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$453$925

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Visual and Performing Arts143138470
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities174174
Social Sciences8282
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs7878
Psychology5757
English Language and Literature & Letters4747
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3030
Natural Resources and Conservation1818
Mathematics and Statistics1818
History1414
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1313
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1010
Physical Sciences88
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies66
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics55
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Education
Grand Total14971481,033

A total of 985 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at SUNY at Purchase College.

At the master's level 48 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%62%69%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesPurchase College
SUNY Purchase
Founded1967
MottoThink Wide Open
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsheliotrope, puce
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff792
Instructional FTE266
Research FTE2
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.purchase.edu
Address735 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, New York, 10577-1400
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population5,000
Phone9142516000
Fax+1 (914) 2516314

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