Our campus sits in Westchester County, one of the oldest and most well-established destinations in the scenic Hudson Valley.
Downtown White Plains is the seat of Westchester County, and more importantly, home to the local music store.Downtown White Plains is the seat of Westchester County, and more importantly, home to the local music store.The close proximity to New York City has, for more than a century, attracted a local surplus of artists, chefs, architects, historians, musicians, and their homes and businesses.

Purchase students benefit from the ease of access to NYC, but you don’t need to ride into the Bronx to get your groceries, see a movie, or get a part-time job.

Two major cities, White Plains and Port Chester, are free stops on our Loop bus—and they provide access to all the basics, including art supplies, a music store, a movie theatre, a Whole Foods, a Target, and yes: a Chipotle.

If you really need to clear your head, there are trails for hiking and mountain biking, and we’re an hour away from the Shawangunk Mountain range—which some argue offers the best rock climbing in the northeast.

Elsewhere in the area: