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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 National Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

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Purchase College ranks as one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges and lands at #8 in the Top Public National Liberal Arts College list in the newly released U.S. News & World Report’s 2022–2023 college rankings.

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The college also ranks as a top performer in social mobility.

“But some colleges are more successful than others at advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of disadvantaged students awarded with Pell Grants. The vast majority of these federal grants are awarded to students whose adjusted gross family incomes are under $50,000.” —US New & World Report

Purchase is proud of its legacy of offering high-quality education that’s also accessible to most people.


Pictured above is just one of the reasons Purchase earned this distinction—the annual Natural and Social Science Student Research Symposium provides the opportunity for students to showcase their senior project research in a professional-style experience.