Purchase College, SUNY

SUNY Purchase
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Purchase College is a public liberal arts college with unique programs in the arts, humanities, natural and social sciences. Subjects available at the undergraduate level include dance, acting, arts management, photography, psychology, playwriting and screenwriting, new media, and various music disciplines, while art history and visual arts are among SUNY Purchase’s graduate programs.

  • More than three in five of the classes in SUNY Purchase consist of 20 students or fewer.
  • It is a highly selective institution, fewer than 40% of applicants are admitted.