Location: Purchase, New York
Closest major city: New York City, Vermont
Most popular majors: Arts Management, New Media, Design Technology, Art of the Book, Creative Writing
Offering a unique education that combines programs in the liberal arts with conservatory programs in the arts in ways that emphasize inquiry, mastery of skills, and creativity, Purchase College – State University of New York is one of the most distinctive public colleges you will find. Here, you will find an environment of intellectual curiosity and innovation amid an atmosphere of respect for individuality and diversity.
Purchase offers rich discipline-specific and interdisciplinary programs in the liberal and visual and performing arts, as well as film and media. It is the integration of the spirit of discovery in the liberal arts with the excitement of the arts in academic and extracurricular pursuits.
Student population: 4,000
# international students: 133
Student/faculty ratio: 17:1
Standardized tests: TOEFL iBT 80/ IELTS 6.5
Ranking & Accreditation: Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
– Undergraduate: $13,380
– Living cost: $12,908
Housing options: On campus
– Fall semester: Jan 1st
– Spring semester: Oct 1st