Apply to Purchase
Welcome to the application process! We know it can be complex and confusing. We’re here to help make it as easy as possible.
Deadlines and Requirements
Different programs at Purchase have different deadlines and requirements.
First Year and Transfer Students
Use either the Common Application or SUNY Application to apply.
Use the Graduate Application to apply.
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Undergraduate Quick Guide
1. Apply Online
There is a $50 application fee. Purchase College does not offer fee waivers, however those who may qualify for a SUNY or Common App fee waiver should review the eligibility requirements.
2. Check Your Email for Application Instructions
Once we receive your application we’ll e-mail you letting you know we have received it and what you will need to do in order to complete the application process.
Note: The Admissions Office uses email as our main source of communication for important updates including application status notifications. If you are providing your school email, please be aware of any policies your high school has that may restrict our messages from reaching you.
3. Submit Additional Documents
4. Check Your Application Regularly
|Once we receive your application you will be emailed a username and password to log into your Application Portal. This direct link will provide you a list of documents that are outstanding or that we have on file. If you have already set up your account you can use this link to log back in.|
|Admission decisions are released in the application portal. Students will be sent a status update email when a decision has been posted. Admit packets will follow the notification. Deny letters are only provided in the application portal.|
6. Special Circumstances
|Once all materials are submitted to Purchase College, the Admissions Committee will review your application.|