Purchase is the perfect environment to develop creativity and critical thinking. International Students are a big part of this campus community!
Fast Facts about International Students at Purchase
- For the 2016 - 2017 Academic Year, Purchase hosted 129 international students on a F-1 student visa
- Purchase has an exceptionally diverse international student population. Students come from: Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Venezuela.
- The most popular major among international students is our prestigious conservatory in Music. Students are also studying Acting, Arts Management, Anthropology, Biology, Cinema Studies, Communications, Computer Science, Dance, Film, Graphic Design, Journalism, Liberal Studies, Literature, Painting, Photography, Playwriting, Psychology, Sculpture, Theater Design Technology, Visual Arts.
International Students at Purchase
Zianni Orange, a Sophomore at Purchase College, has recently been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in the Fall 2020 semester.
Purchase College students, choreographer Marcel Gbeffa, and Benin International Musical
A double major in Anthropology and Sociology, Yeshe was commended for her passion and commitment to intercultural communication and global issues.
Dean for Global Strategy and International Programs was awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.