Prospective International Students
We’re so excited that you are interested in studying at Purchase College!
You’ve landed on the Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) page, welcome! We work closely with Purchase’s Admissions Office to support international students from their first interest in the College to application to enrollment and finally, arrival. Specifically, OIPS works with students once they have been admitted to the College.
Learn about Purchase
Still trying to figure out if Purchase is the right place for you? Check out the Why Purchase? page to get some of your questions answered.
Purchase College attracts all kinds of students: activists, makers, performers, entrepreneurs, researchers, storytellers, and explorers; there is no “typical Purchase student.” Go to the Academics page to choose an area of study and begin exploring the possibilities.
The Campus Life page is full of information about sleeping, eating, exercising and having fun on campus. Visit the Virtual Visits page to get an actual tour inside buildings and dorm rooms. There are lots of fun clubs and organizations at Purchase, including the International Student Association, a great way to connect with other foreign students on campus.
Finally, check out the Studying in the States website from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security which offers free resources that explain the rules and regulations governing the nonimmigrant student process in the United States.
Apply to Purchase
Already know you want to apply to Purchase? International students interested in applying for a degree program should go directly to the Admissions Office webpage. For more information contact our International Admissions Advisor Beatriz Martin-Ruiz.
We hope to see you soon on our Accepted International Students page!