65%

Acceptance Rate

$8,679

Avg.Financial Aid

006791

FAFSA Code

About Purchase College (SUNY)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,234

Website

www.purchase.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

735 Anderson Hill Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9142516000
Fax:
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. SUNY at Purchase College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jul

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

1060 - 1270

ACT Range

21 - 28

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. SUNY at Purchase College has 2 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at SPC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1060-1260, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 23 might also given admission but the average ACT score at SUNY at Purchase College is 26. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, New York 10577-1400. They can also call them at (914) 251-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$17,308

Average Annual Cost

$6,870

Books And Supplies

$1,250

Other Fees

$1,828

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,764

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,270

Total One Year Cost

$26,982

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to SPC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $33,266 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$36

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

175 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

138 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

70 Graduates

Psychology, General

60 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

55 Graduates

Music

54 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

53 Graduates

Sociology

39 Graduates

Dance

34 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

34 Graduates

Literature

33 Graduates

Journalism

30 Graduates

Biology, General

25 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

24 Graduates

Mathematics

19 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

19 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

18 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

18 Graduates

History

17 Graduates

Political Science and Government

17 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

15 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

15 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

15 Graduates

Economics

13 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

13 Graduates

Anthropology

12 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

6 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

5 Graduates

Philosophy

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,134

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

35%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

51% White

1% Unknown

12% Black

24% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

85%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,920 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

67%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,924/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,840/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,840/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

panther

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

132

Total Female Athletes

85

Intramural Sports

21

Sports Club

12

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by SPC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,548 per year for living on campus. SUNY at Purchase College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at SPC costs around $4,840 per year. There are around 42% male and 58% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,679

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,075

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,013

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,362

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,082

$30K - $48K

$8,973

$48K - $75K

$6,519

$75K - $110K

$4,864

> $110K

$873

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$15,249,755

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$632,809

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SPC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,165, whereas the financial aid is $2,491. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,071 and institutional aid worth $2,491. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at SPC based on students' financial needs add up to $15,249,755 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $632,809.

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