Ready to see Purchase College for yourself? Visit campus for a tour and ask questions, meet students and faculty, and get a feel for why the campus vibe here is a little offbeat.
We offer many types of visits—you choose based on your schedule and interests.
Below are different visit options with descriptions of each visit type.
For a general overview of Purchase College, its academic programs, and life on campus, we offer Information Sessions and Tours. All are welcome to attend, but if you have a specific interest in the disciplines below, we encourage you to attend the program-specific sessions listed below.
Campus Tours Only
Campus Tours include stops at a sample residence hall room, dining facilities, classrooms, and the library.
We can help you navigate during Transfer Tuesdays, which include an individual meeting with an admissions advisor, a group Q&A exclusively for prospective transfer students, and a campus tour.
Visual and Performing Arts
Prospective students should attend this session if you’d like to learn more about majors in art and design, music, acting, theatre design/technology, and film. Offered on select dates during the Fall and Spring semesters.
This session is specifically for prospective students interested in the Conservatory of Dance.Offered on select dates during the Fall and Spring semesters.
Admissions interviews are not mandatory, but we do offer you the opportunity to have an interview with one of our admissions counselors. An interview will allow you to tell us more about yourself than can typically be expressed in a written application, and may help the admissions committee make a more informed decision about your enrollment.
To schedule an interview, call the Admissions Office at (914) 251-6300. Interview appointments are generally available on weekdays throughout the year. You should schedule an interview after you have submitted an application for admission.
This immersive event features an information session, campus tour, community fair with academic programs and optional financial aid sessions, and open studio tours in the conservatory buildings. Offered twice in the fall; October and November.
We offer visits tailored to groups of ten or more people.