Purchase, NY
SUNY at Purchase College


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Recent Reviews

DeVoray
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think SUNY at Purchase College is a great school overall. Purchase has incredible, dedicated & talented professors & staff ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think SUNY at Purchase College is a great school overall. Purchase has incredible, dedicated & talented professors & staff who are devoted to students. The academics rival any other college or university while the fine arts culture is arguably second to none. Nestled in a small town in Westchester, just a quick train ride or drive into NYC. Westchester itself offers a wide diversity of hidden treasures and has ocean front parks, beaches, sailing opportunities and more. I will never forget my years at Purchase I just wish there financial aid could be better

Uriel
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It's an okay school for in class work priority but outside of that there isn't much on campus, especially because its isolate...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's an okay school for in class work priority but outside of that there isn't much on campus, especially because its isolated from big cities. We're all different so for others, they might appreciate that aspect but for me personally I enjoy the urban lifestyle.

Bella
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The campus is really gross and depressing, but the program that I'm here for is comparable to big music schools in the city (...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The campus is really gross and depressing, but the program that I'm here for is comparable to big music schools in the city (ie MSM, Julliard) and have taught me so much. The professors really care about you for the most part and will try to help you. The people that I've met and befriended are also some of the nicest and compassionate people I've ever met, though there are some on campus who are the exact opposite and super entitled lol

Gavin
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SUNY purchase is a college filled with ambitious and interesting folk. There is plenty to do and also company to bring with y...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SUNY purchase is a college filled with ambitious and interesting folk. There is plenty to do and also company to bring with you, everywhere on campus there is a friendly attitude and not a bad place to make a friend or two. Although there are no real options for dining out around the campus kitchens are quite reasonable. All this said, I think SUNY purchase of Harrison, NY is a good friendly, affordable school for advocates of art culture.

Gabriella
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I enjoy Purchase College's vibrant lifestyle. The look of the campus may not be everyone's cup of tea, but the surrounding wo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I enjoy Purchase College's vibrant lifestyle. The look of the campus may not be everyone's cup of tea, but the surrounding woods and fields are breathtaking. Much of the academics on campus are interesting and different compared to what I've seen at other colleges and many of the professors are fun and engaging with their classes. Plus the extracurricular activities are constantly happening on campus whether they're student-run or done through the campus. Many of the facilities on campus are there to be a useful resource for any who need it, like the Office of Disability Resources (ODR) asks students on campus to help others out by sharing notes for their classes so the student who asked for their help can learn and have the necessary material they need for the class the next time they meet. Purchase, in my mind, is a grand choice for anyone looking to get into an acting, dance, music, liberal arts, and even a biology major (I've heard some good things from others), the college has tremendous resources and a great reputation.

Brielle
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Purchase is a place where young adults can blossom into the self sufficient, respectable members of society. This campus teac...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Purchase is a place where young adults can blossom into the self sufficient, respectable members of society. This campus teaches you how to communicate with people from completely different backgrounds,cultures,and view. Purchase teaches you the purpose of community and self expression. Students here are given the freedom to identify as anyone they may chose. A great thing about the professors here is that before they teach anything they want to get to know the students. They learn about their backgrounds, strengths and weaknesses and most importantly, their pronouns. Whether that be he/his/him, she/her/hers, or they/them/their professors and students make an effort to make sure every single person is being referenced to correctly. Purchase is extremely aware of other peoples comfortably and wants this campus to be as self accepting and welcoming as possible. Students express themselves through fashion, artwork, poems, and music making this campus always full of life and spirit.There is always fun activities going on throughout the week to keep students engaged in not only the community but with one another as well.Karaoke Night, Open Mic, and Puppy Play are all things that this campus offers,and students value. Purchase is also a place where you can rise up in a leadership position! After only going here for a semester I am already a choreographer teaching an extremely talented group of students dance moves. I have never been in a place that is so accepting and fearless of judgement. Purchase is a place where teenagers can flourish to their best potential.Everyone shines at Purchase!

Safiya
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Even though this is my first semester at SUNY Purchase I have experienced a lot. Throughout the short 4 months that I ha...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Even though this is my first semester at SUNY Purchase I have experienced a lot. Throughout the short 4 months that I have been at this school, I have learned about the good, bad and ugly things about attending and living on a campus. One thing that I have learned is that know who to trust. The people that you are friends are with at the beginning your freshman year may not be friends with you at the end of your senior year, just like experienced in high school all friendships are bound to change, throughout your college and high school career. Another thing that I have experience is time management. I feel like I have grown in managing my time because in high school I was bad at it but Purchase has helped me learn to focus better and achieve goals, as well as turning in assignments on time. Purchase College has also taught me not to blame anyone else if you don’t turn in your assignments on time. Also, I learned that college in a way is nothing like high school because professors don’t put as much pressure on you to remind you to do assignments. But I have also experienced that it depends from each professor. If I could think of one way that I changed SUNY Purchase, I would say that is the impact I made on other people and the possible effect I may have on them in the future. Also, I would say that I changed this college by sharing my perspectives and thoughts by interacting in its clubs and activities and over all I have enjoyed my time at SUNY Purchase.

Dwayne
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Purchase College taught me what was needed to know to be a professional in my field. My professors are very engaging and supp...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Purchase College taught me what was needed to know to be a professional in my field. My professors are very engaging and supportive. The campus family is like no other relationship you have anywhere else. Purchase students are fiercely passionate, intelligent, caring, and compassionate. Here I have met some of the most talented and brilliant people in the world! Purchase is a great choice for those looking to be challenged.

Rain
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SUNY Purchase is a great school for students who want to shine. Everyone can be themselves and people are so nice to get a l...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

SUNY Purchase is a great school for students who want to shine. Everyone can be themselves and people are so nice to get a long with. The classes are great and the teachers always help one on one when needed. I love the experience that I am getting here and I cannot wait for more years to come.

Briani
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Its a great school. the faculty helps students a lot and has a lot of resources for students to help them with class or every...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Its a great school. the faculty helps students a lot and has a lot of resources for students to help them with class or everyday life. Stress management is a big thing here and they ofter offer yoga classes to all students and counsellors on call or by appointment.

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $8,298
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  • 44%

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