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SUNY at Purchase College

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Rating

Public

Type

4,753

Students

$16,980

Tuition

52%

Acceptance

#472

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Purchase, NY

735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577-1400

SUNY at Purchase College is a small public college located in Purchase, NY ranked 66th in New York. It has a total of 4,647 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 51.51% acceptance rate. SUNY at Purchase College offers 62 different majors and is best known for its Fine and Studio Arts Management, Playwriting and Screenwriting, and Literature programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,070 for students from New York and $16,980 for those from out-of-state, SUNY at Purchase College is moderately priced. 67.84% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, joining the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate around $35,200 per year, which is 15% under the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$18,833
Above Average

SUNY at Purchase College

$18,833

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$37,901

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,822

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

52%Acceptance
Average

SUNY at Purchase College

52%

National

69%
Sat

1060 - 1260

39% of students submit

Admissions Yield

24%

ACT

21 - 28

9% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$50

Students

4,647Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

8%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies7% Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other6% Fine and Studio Arts Management77% Others

10% Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

7% Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

6% Fine and Studio Arts Management

77% Others

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

10%

106 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

7%

69 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts Management

6%

60 Graduates

Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

5%

55 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

52 Graduates

Dance, General

5%

46 Graduates

Playwriting and Screenwriting

4%

41 Graduates

Sociology

4%

37 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors14:114:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

14

Number of Library Books

229,091

Academic Spend per Student

$13,508

Full-time Retention Rate

82%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$27,100/Year

SUNY at Purchase College

$27,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$27,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$35,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

67%