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  • Rates contained on this page are subject to change without notice pending New York State, SUNY or College Board of Trustee 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 )

Full-Time Costs

2021-2022 Academic Year:

Full time for undergraduate students is 12 credits per semester while for Graduate students full time status is 9 credits per semester.

Full time for undergraduate students is 12 or more credits.
Student Residency & Housing Tuition per semester Fees per semester Room per semester (average cost) Meals per semester (average cost) Total Semester Cost Total Yearly Cost
NY Resident On Campus $3,535 $941.50 $4,549 $2,720 $11,745.50 $23,491
NY Resident Off Campus $3,535 $941.50 $0 $0 $4,476.50 $8,953
Out of State On Campus $8,490 $941.50 $4,549 $2,720 $16,700.50 $33,401
Out of State Off Campus $8,490 $941.50 $0 $0 $9,431.50 $18,863

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Additional Fees:

  • Medical Insurance = $1,175 (Fall 2021) / $1,455 (Spring 2022) 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). $210 for Freshman, $175 Transfers and $77 for Graduate students.
  • One-time ID Fee of $25.00 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.

Full time for Graduate students is 9 or more credits.
Student Residency & Housing Tuition per semester Fees per semester Room per semester (average cost) Meals per semester (average cost) Total Semester Cost Total Yearly Cost
NY Resident $5,655 $941.50 $0 $0 $6,596.50 $13,193
Out of State $11,550 $941.50 $0 $0 $12,491.50 $24,983

Additional Fees:

  • Medical Insurance = $1,175 (Fall 2021) / $1,455 (Spring 2022) 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). $210 for Freshman, $175 Transfers and $77 for Graduate students.
  • One-time ID Fee of $25.00 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.