Purchase College
Purchase College

Purchase College

Purchase College

735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
(914) 251-6000
www.purchase.edu

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35 Miles North of NYC
Location

500 Acres
Campus Size

4,121
Undergraduates

16:1
Student to Faculty Ratio

81%
First-Year Students Returning

3 Conservatories:
Dance | Music | Theatre Arts

 

Think Wide Open is not just our motto. It's our way of learning, teaching and being.

By choosing Purchase, students make a conscious decision to join an intense community with a deep respect for individuality and diversity and an unparalleled environment of creativity and innovation. The intimate classroom setting and engaged faculty inspire lively classroom discussion and debate, critical thinking, originality, discovery and invention. Students partner with faculty on scholarly research, public art, performances and academic presentations.

Highly talented, motivated and entrepreneurial, Purchase students strive to impact our society through civic and cultural engagement. The dynamic residential community is ideal for fostering collaboration, fueling passions and getting students involved in campus life. Our proximity to New York City provides students access to outstanding cultural and career-related opportunities. Students see world-class performances at the PAC and notable exhibitions at the Neuberger Museum.

 

Athletics

Perseus the Panther
Mascot

650 Annual Performances in the Performing Arts Center

Freshman Profile

Middle 50% of 2016 Freshmen
HS GPA:
85 - 90
SAT (CR+M):
1000 – 1210
(Pre-March 2016 Scoring)
ACT:
21 - 25
Merit and Talent Scholarships Awarded each Year
$1.5 Million
Freshmen in Student Housing
67%
First-Year Interest Groups
23

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