SUNY at Purchase College

Purchase, New York

Overview

Address735 Anderson Hill Rd
School Websitewww.purchase.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

SUNY at Purchase College is a small public, 4-year college based in Purchase, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 4,944 students applied to SUNY at Purchase College. Of those students, 3,216 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in SUNY at Purchase College was $6,870, in addition to fees of $1,828. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend SUNY at Purchase College.

SUNY at Purchase College has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The SUNY at Purchase College acceptance rate is 65%. To put this into perspective, 3,216 of the 4,944 students who applied to SUNY at Purchase College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in SUNY at Purchase College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into SUNY at Purchase College had an SAT score between the range of 1,060 and 1,270. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for SUNY at Purchase College was between 21 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to SUNY at Purchase College as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At SUNY at Purchase College, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,870. Combined with fees of $1,828, room and board costs of $13,764, other expenses of $3,270 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,982.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,478 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in SUNY at Purchase College to $36,762 for out-of-state students.

Students at SUNY at Purchase College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at SUNY at Purchase College was $5,075 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 43%.

SUNY at Purchase College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to SUNY at Purchase College.

SUNY at Purchase College has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 85% of all students reside in New York. However, 14% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at SUNY at Purchase College is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from SUNY at Purchase College to thrive in your studies.

What's more, 3,858 students enrolled full-time.

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