Purchase College welcomes students of all ages to attend!
Adult Noncredit Programs
Purchase College offers noncredit courses and programs for a lifetime of learning:
- Professional Certificates - Courses may be taken individually without commitment to a program.
- Personal Enrichment Courses
- Undergraduate Courses with Noncredit Seats
- Courses and programs through online partners
Youth and Precollege
Summer immersion in visual arts, performing arts, music, filmmaking, architecture, creative writing, journalism, STEM, and digital arts gives youth and precollege students the opportunity to explore their passions and discover themselves. Fall and spring courses are also available.
High school students may also be able to register for undergraduate courses. Find out how.
Courses for College Credit
Earn college credit throughout the year either in-person or online. Purchase College offers undergraduate credit courses during the summer session (variety of in person, synchronous, asynchronous, and combined courses) and winter session (100% online asynchronous courses) to help you get ahead or catch up on credits. These terms offer an excellent opportunity to delve into a topic in depth, explore a potential major, or earn credits.
Visiting students are welcome to register in any of our standard semesters, as well as the summer and winter sessions. There is no formal application and acceptance process. Simply create your student account and register today!
If you are a member of CSEA, you may be able to use a tuition voucher to pay for a credit or noncredit course.