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Best Values in Colleges

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Purchase College, State University of New York (Purchase, NY)


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Purchase College, State University of New York is ranked 83 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 232 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 95%
Applicants who took ACT 22%

SAT Verbal Score

700+6%
600-69924%
600+30%

SAT Math Score

700+3%
600-69916%
600+19%

ACT Score

30-364%
24-2944%
24+48%

Students applied8,405
Students admitted2,790
Admission rate33%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate50%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,170
Fees$1,763
Room and board$13,172
Estimated book expense$1,207
Total cost$22,312

Cost after need-based aid$15,577
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,176

Average debt at graduation$25,159

Out of State

Tuition$15,820
Fees$1,763
Room and board$13,172
Estimated book expense$1,207
Total cost$31,962

Cost after need-based aid$25,227
Cost after non-need-based aid$29,826

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met48%
Average need-based aid$6,735
Average non-need-based aid$2,136

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,265

Full-Time

Men1,696
Women2,164

Part-Time

Men196
Women209

Freshmen retained82%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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