SUNY at Purchase College: Ranking & Review

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Purchase Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 806 2853
Top 17%

SUNY at Purchase College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate74%72%76%
Enrolled undergraduates763307456
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,1671,7882,379

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

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
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

Typical SAT scores

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

Typical ACT scores

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

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
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 Arts 1 431 38 470
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 174 174
Social Sciences 82 82
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 78 78
Psychology 57 57
English Language and Literature & Letters 47 47
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 30 30
Natural Resources and Conservation 18 18
Mathematics and Statistics 18 18
History 14 14
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 13 13
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 10 10
Physical Sciences 8 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5 5
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesPurchase College
SUNY Purchase
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

Address735 Anderson Hill Rd
Purchase, New York, 10577-1400
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population2,500 - 10,000
Fax+1 (914) 2516314

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