Student Service Fee Breakdown Health Insurance Information

Undergraduates Per-credit Costs  Graduates Visiting students Winter Housing Meal Plans 

  • 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 )

Spring 2021 bills will be released on January 4th 2021 and are due on February 1st 2021.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Full-time Undergraduate, Living on campus

Full time for undergraduate students is 12 or more credits. 

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 $738 $1,486
Room

Average cost. View housing options

$4,487 $4,487 $8,974
 Meals

Average cost. View meal plan options.

$2,725 $2,725 $5,450
Billed Charges
$11,495 $16,450 $11,485$16,440 $22,980 $32,890

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 $738 $1,486
Room
$0 $0 $0
Meals
$0 $0 $0
Billed Charges
$4,283 $9,238 $4,283$9,238 $8,556 $18,466

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 $738 $1,486
Room
$0 $0 $0
Meals
$0 $0 $0
Billed Charges
$6,403 $12,298 $6,403 $12,298 $12,796 $24,586

Fees not included in above charts:

  • Medical Insurance = $1,247.00 per semester. Can be waived online if you have proof of outside insurance coverage. See Health Insurance Section
  • One-Time Orientation Fee (charged during your first matriculated semester at Purchase). Fall 2020: $84/ Spring 2021: $70 for Freshman, Transfers and $25 for Graduate students.
  • One-time ID Fee of $20.00 charged in the first semester for all students who are new to Purchase College.
  • Any course-related fees
  • 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to College Board of Trustee or New York State Legislative actions