Purchase College--SUNY

Purchase, NY

National Liberal Arts Colleges


Located in Purchase, New York, Purchase College – SUNY is a public liberal arts institution. The school was founded in 1967 and resides on 550 suburban acres about 25 miles north of Manhattan. Purchase College – SUNY claims excellent programs in the School of the Arts, the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences, and the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education.

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Quick Facts


735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1967

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
July 15 application deadline
40.8% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$18,083 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Foreign languages and literatures, general, English language and literature, general, Biology, general, Mathematics, general, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Philosophy, Chemistry, general, Psychology, general, Anthropology, Economics, general, Social sciences, other, Women's studies, Dance, Graphic design, Playwriting and screenwriting, Acting, Directing and theatrical production, Film/cinema/video studies, Photography, Film/video and photographic arts, other, Fine and studio arts, Art history, criticism and conservation, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Music, Jazz/jazz studies, Music, other, Visual and performing arts, other, History, general, Communication and media studies, other, Journalism

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 4,188
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,762
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 215

Student Services

Basic services offered: day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 5 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 2
Burglary 58 23 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 1 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 4 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 51 17 3
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0
Robbery 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0
Burglary 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0
Arson 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 22 15 9
Liquor law violations 2 0 2
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 3 12 4
Liquor law violations 0 0 1
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0
Drug law violations 1 0
Liquor law violations 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.