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  • 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 )

Fall 2020 bills are viewable through your MyHeliotrope account, and are due on September 14th 2020.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Full-time Undergraduate, Living on campus

Semester

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

2020-2021 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
$748 $748 $1,496
Room
$4,487 $4,487 $8,974
Meals
$2,725 $2,725 $5,450
Billed Charges
$11,495 $16,450 $11,495 $16,450 $22,990 $32,900

Full-time Undergraduate, Living off campus

Semester

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

2020-2021 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
$748 $748 $1,496
Room
$0 $0 $0
Meals
$0 $0 $0
Billed Charges
$4,283 $9,238 $4,283$9,238 $8,566 $18,476

Full-time Graduate, Living off campus

Semester

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

2020-2021 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
$748 $748 $1,496
Room
$0 $0 $0
Meals
$0 $0 $0
Billed Charges
$6,403 $12,298 $6,403 $12,298 $12,806 $24,596

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 2020.
  • Orientation fee charged for first-semester at Purchase College not included in this chart: ( $84 Undergraduate Students & $25 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)