We try to keep Purchase affordable and accessible to all, whether you’re coming from down the road or across the globe. Our Financial Aid Office is experienced and trained to handle your questions and unique situations. Review the costs of attendance below and when you’re ready to enroll, we’ll be here to guide you through the process of paying for school.

Rates for 2018-2019

  • Full-Time Undergraduate, On Campus 

     

    Fall 2018

    Spring 2019

    Year

     

    NY Resident 

    Out of State 

    NY Resident

    Out of State

    NY Resident 

    Out of State

    Tuition

    $3,435 $8,325 $3,435 $8,325 $6,870 $16,650

    Fees

    $914 $914 $1,828

    Room

    $4,462 $4,462 $8,924

    Meals

    $2,420 $2,420 $4,840

    Billed Charges 

    $11,231  $16,121 $11,231  $16,121 $22,462 $32,242 

  • Full-Time Undergraduate, Off-campus

     

    Fall 2018

    Spring 2019

    Year

     

    NY Resident 

    Out of State 

    NY Resident

    Out of State

    NY Resident 

    Out of State

    Tuition

    $3,435 $8,325 $3,435 $8,325 $6,870 $16,650

    Fees

    $914 $914 $1,828

    Room

    $0 $0 $0

    Meals

    $0 $0 $0

    Billed Charges 

    $4,349  $9,239 $4,349  $9,239 $8,698 $18,478

  • Notes:

    Notes:
    1. Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours).
    2. Average charges do not reflect course fees, orientation fee, music fees, and medical insurance. Course fees may be higher for Conservatory students. All Music students have a mandatory charge of $37.00 per semester for a Performance Lab Fee. Music students who are registered for Private Lesson(s) and/or Master Classes are charged $1,219.87 per course.
    3. There is a one-time ID Fee of $20.00 charged in the first semester for all students who are new to Purchase College.
    4. Cost of standard double room. Different housing options are offered. 
    5. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College. 
    6. Students living off campus may opt to purchase a meal plan but are not required.
    7. Cost is for Traditional plan (19 meals/week; the default plan for new students). Please refer to Meal Plans for additional choices. Meal plan is mandatory for Residence Hall students. Apartment dwellers and Commuters are welcome to take advantage of the meal plans offered (but are not required)

     

    Rates contained on this page for 2018-19 are subject to change pending New York State, SUNY or college action.


  • Notes:

    Notes:
    1. Cost listed is for a full-time student (12 or more credit hours).
    2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
    3. Students living off campus may opt to purchase a meal plan but are not required.
    4. Average charges do not reflect course fees, orientation fee, music fees, and medical insurance. Course fees may be higher for Conservatory students. All Music students have a mandatory charge of $37.00 per semester for a Performance Lab Fee. Music students who are registered for Private Lesson(s) and/or Master Classes are charged $1,219.87 per course.
    5. There is a one-time ID Fee of $20.00 charged in the first semester for all students who are new to Purchase College.

     

    Rates contained on this page for 2018-19 are subject to change pending New York State, SUNY or College action.


  • Full-Time Graduate, Living off campus

     

    Fall 2018

    Spring 2019

    Year

     

    NY Resident 

    Out of State 

    NY Resident

    Out of State

    NY Resident 

    Out of State

    Tuition

    $5,545 $11,325 $5,545 $11,325 $11,090 $22,650

    Fees

    $914 $914 $1,828

    Room

    $0 $0 $0

    Meals

    $0 $0 $0

    Billed Charges 

    $6,459  $12,239 $6,459  $12,239 $12,918 $24,478

  • Notes:

    Notes:
    1. Cost listed is for a full-time graduate student (9 or more credit hours).
    2. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
    3. Students living off campus may opt to purchase a meal plan but are not required.
    4. Average charges do not reflect course fees, orientation fee, music fees and medical insurance. Course fees may be higher for students in the Fine Arts.  All Music students have a mandatory charge of $37.00 per semester for a Performance Lab Fee. Music students who are registered for Private Lesson(s) and/or Master Classes are charged $1,219.87 per course. 
    5. There is a one-time ID Fee of $20.00 charged in the first semester for all students who are new to Purchase College.

     

    Rates contained on this page for 2018-19 are subject to change pending New York State, SUNY or College action.