Love What You Do.
When professional training programs 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.
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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.
Scholarships for Applicants Before January 1
Percentage of 2021 graduates employed, enrolled in graduate or professional school, or both: 88.7%
Purchase College Named Top Public School by US News & World Report
According to the 2022-2023 report, Purchase hits the list at #8 for Top Public Schools nationally.
Film by Jordan Tetewsky ’16 is New York Times Critic’s Pick
The film demonstrates the collaborative DIY culture found at Purchase—it stars musician Hannah Lee Thompson ’17 and several alums were on the crew.
Purchase on the Creative Team of Broadway’s Bob Fosse’s Dancin’
Dave Grill ’86 leads the lighting team for the Broadway revival.
Samara Joy ’21 is the Grammy’s Best New Artist!
The jazz sensation also won Best New Jazz Vocal Album.