Student Service Fee Breakdown

Undergraduates Per-credit Costs  Graduates Visiting students Summer (all students)

Health Insurance Information

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

The College has instituted a moratorium on broad-based fees and course fees (As of Fall 2017. Does not include room rates, meal plans or the Activity Fee as it is a fee that is decided upon by the student government)

2019-2020 Academic Year:

Full-time Undergraduate, Living on campus

  • Semester

    Fall 2019

    Spring 2020

    2019-20 Year

    Residency Status
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    Tuition
    $3,535 $8,490 $3,535 $8,490 $7,070 $16,980
    Fees
    $941.50 $941.50 $1,883
    Room
    $4,549 $4,549 $9,098
    Meals
    $2,725 $2,725 $5,450
    Billed Charges
    $11,750.50 $16,705.50 $11,750.50 $16,705.50 $23,501 $33,411

Full-time Undergraduate, Living off campus

  • Semester

    Fall 2019

    Spring 2020

    2019-20 Year

    Residency Status
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    Tuition
    $3,535 $8,490 $3,535 $8,490 $7,070 $16,980
    Fees
    $941.50 $941.50 $1,883
    Room
    $0 $0 $0
    Meals
    $0 $0 $0
    Billed Charges
    $4,476.50 $9,431.50 $4,476.50 $9,431.50 $8,953 $18,863

Full-time Graduate, Living off campus

  • Semester

    Fall 2019

    Spring 2020

    2019-20 Year

    Residency Status
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    NY Resident
    Out of State
    Tuition
    $5,655 $11,550 $5,655 $11,550 $11,310 $23,100
    Fees
    $941.50 $941.50 $1,883
    Room
    $0 $0 $0
    Meals
    $0 $0 $0
    Billed Charges
    $6,596.50 $12,491.50 $6,596.50 $12,491.50 $13,193 $24,983

Notes:

  • Cost listed is for a full time student (12 or more credit hours for Undergraduates, 9 or more credit hours for Graduates).
  • Average charges do not reflect course fees, 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.
  • There is a one-time ID Fee of $20.00 charged in the first semester for all students who are new to Purchase College effective Fall 2019.
  • Orientation fee charged for first-semester at Purchase College not included in this chart: $210 for freshmen, $175 for transfers, $77 for Graduate students.
  • Cost of standard double room. Different housing options are offered. Students living off campus should budget for housing and meal charges even though these expenses are not billed by the College.
  • 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).