If you stand out, this is where you’ll fit in.
When professional training in the visual and performing arts intermix with rigorous programs in the liberal arts and sciences—on a campus where our motto is THINK WIDE OPEN—sparks of creativity are bound to fly.
And think wide open isn’t just a slogan—it’s a promise to prepare you for a lifetime of success.
Choose Your Path
Scholarships: Your Hard Work Pays Off!
For students who apply to BA and BS programs in our School of Liberal Arts and Sciences before January 1, we offer merit scholarships to everyone with an average of 87 or higher—the higher your average, the more you could receive. See below for details. After January 1, scholarships will be awarded as funds allow.
Percentage of 2021 graduates employed, enrolled in graduate or professional school, or both: 88.7%
According to the 2022-2023 report, Purchase hits the list at #8 for Top Public Schools nationally.
Named one of the “next generation” at Chicago’s Hubbard Street Dance.
The Bessie Award category honors an artist who has made an exceptional leap in their career.
The interpretive signs in the Purchase Native Pollinator Garden resulted from collaboration between environmental studies, arts management, and graphic design.