Purchase College, State University of New York

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world rank  1819

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Founded in 1967, Purchase College, State University of New York is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Purchase (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY Purchase) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY Purchase) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SUNY Purchase also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SUNY Purchase
Founded 1967
Motto Think Wide Open
Colours Heliotrope and puce

University Location

Address 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase
10577-1400 New York
United States
Tel +1 (914) 251 6000
Fax +1 (914) 2516314

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are considered but not required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase 10577-1400
(914) 251 6300

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Purchase College, State University of New York's Library
SUNY at Purchase College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 247,039 physical volumes, 20,758 physical media, 8,022 digital/electronic medium and 176 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Purchase College, State University of New York provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,736 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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