When the arts, sciences, and humanities collide on a campus that thrives on collaboration and experimentation—something extraordinary is bound to percolate.

There’s innovative work happening right now throughout Purchase, from studying the reaction of artists of color to big data and surveillance, to award–winning opera productions, to visual arts students studying with a renowned painter.

Begin exploring academics at Purchase. 

Acting

  • Major
  • BFA

Anthropology

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Art History

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Art History, MA

  • Major
  • MA

Arts Management

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Asian Studies

  • Minor
  • Interdisciplinary

Biochemistry

  • Major
  • BA

Biology

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BS

Chemistry

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Chinese

  • Minor

Cinema Studies

  • Major
  • BA

Classical Composition

  • Major
  • MusB
  • MM

Communication

  • Major
  • BS

Creative Writing

  • Major
  • BA

Dance Performance

  • Major
  • BFA

Economics

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Entrepreneurship in the Arts

  • Major
  • MA

Environmental Studies

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Film

  • Major
  • BFA

Film/Video Production

  • Minor

French

  • Minor

Gender Studies

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA
  • Interdisciplinary

Global Black Studies

  • Minor
  • Interdisciplinary

Graphic Design

  • Major
  • BFA

History

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Instrumental Performance

  • Major
  • MusB
  • MM
  • Artist Diploma
  • Performers Certificate

Italian

  • Minor

Jazz Studies

  • Major
  • MusB
  • MM
  • Artist Diploma
  • Performers Certificate

Jewish Studies

  • Minor

Journalism

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Language and Culture

  • Major
  • BA

Latin American Studies

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA
  • Interdisciplinary

Liberal Arts

  • Major
  • BA
  • Interdisciplinary

Liberal Studies

  • Major
  • BA

Liberal Studies: Legal Studies

  • Major
  • BA

Linguistics

  • Minor

Literature

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Mathematics / Computer Science

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Media Arts and Culture

  • Major
  • MFA

Media Studies

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Music Minor

  • Minor

New Media

  • Major
  • BA

Painting / Drawing

  • Major
  • BFA

Philosophy

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Philosophy and the Arts

  • Minor

Photography

  • Major
  • BFA

Playwriting

  • Minor

Playwriting and Screenwriting

  • Major
  • BA

Political Science

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Printmaking

  • Major
  • BFA

Psychology

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Screenwriting

  • Minor

Sculpture

  • Major
  • BFA

Sociology

  • Major
  • Minor

Spanish

  • Minor

Studio Composition

  • Major
  • MusB
  • MM

Studio Production

  • Major
  • MusB

Theatre and Performance

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BA

Theatre Design/Technology

  • Major
  • BFA

Visual Arts Graduate Programs

  • Major
  • MFA
  • MA/MFA

Visual Arts, BSVA

  • Major
  • Minor
  • BS

Visual Arts, Interdisciplinary

  • Major
  • BFA

Voice and Opera Studies

  • Major
  • MusB
  • MM
  • Artist Diploma
  • Performers Certificate