|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||14%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,620 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
SUNY at Purchase College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,762 applications and only 2,942 students were granted admission. SUNY at Purchase College is at the #42 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 22% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 75% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||970 to 1180|
|ACT||20 to 27|
SUNY at Purchase College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,320 and in-state students paid $6,470.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 88% of SUNY at Purchase College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,689 (which is 5.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at SUNY at Purchase College in 2016-2017, was 419, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,550 (which is 4.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, SUNY at Purchase College has enrolled a total of 4,156 students (3,770 students full-time and 386 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,156 students, 415 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 4,053 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 103 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 7 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Two or more races: 5%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at SUNY at Purchase College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Visual And Performing Arts||45%||96|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||10%||22|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||6|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||6|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||4|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||1%||2|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of SUNY at Purchase College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of SUNY at Purchase College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,900. Last year, out of the total 1,284 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,168 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,375 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,210 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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