Many parents, families and students express interest about the requirements for New York State resident tuition at Purchase College. The difference between the resident and non-resident tuition rates is significant, and the requirements can be complex.

*Deadline to submit application for Fall 2018 is September 3rd, 2018*

To determine if you are eligible for in-state tuition, please review the SUNY Guide to Resident Tuition Policy.

If you meet the qualifications in the guide, please download and submit Purchase’s NYS Residency Application


Please read this entire document carefully and contact the Office of Student Financial Services at or at 914-251-7000 extension 2 if you have further questions. 

Please note that if you are a new student to Purchase College, your residency application should be forwarded to the Office of Admissions.