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Purchase College Tuition & Cost

Purchase, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State New York Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for SUNY at Purchase College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,883
Room and Board $14,548
Other Expenses Budget$3,280
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for SUNY at Purchase College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,240
Other Fees$1,883
Room and Board $14,548
Other Expenses Budget$3,280

Residents of New York pay an annual total price of $28,021 to attend SUNY at Purchase College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,070 for tuition, $14,548 room and board, $1,240 for books and supplies and $1,883 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $37,931 which is 35.4% higher than New York residents. The tuition charge is $16,980 while room and board is $14,548, books and supplies are $1,240 and other fees come in at $1,883.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend SUNY at Purchase College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income SUNY at Purchase College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,899
$30,001 to $48,000$17,483
$48,001 to $75,000$18,347
$75,001 to $110,000$16,305

The average reported annual net price for SUNY at Purchase College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $16,538 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

82% of full-time undergrad SUNY at Purchase College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $10,860 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 53% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,476 and 6% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,620.

Finanical Aid SUNY at Purchase College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $10,860 82%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,757 68%
Pell Grants $4,840 36%
Other Federal Grants $484 13%
State and Local Grants $6,909 59%
Federal Student Loans $5,476 53%
Other Student Loans $13,620 6%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to SUNY at Purchase College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $61,240. The loan balance of $61,240 is a four year multiple of the $15,310 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $584 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $61,240
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $584.30
Total Interest Paid $8,875.66
Sum of All Loan Payments $70,115.66

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year New York Residents Non Residents
1 $28,021 $37,931
2 $28,541 $38,635
3 $29,070 $39,351
4 $29,609 $40,081

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at SUNY at Purchase College to be $112,084 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at SUNY at Purchase College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New York Residents $295 $885 $1,180
Out of State Residents $708 $2,124 $2,832

Estimated cost for a class at SUNY at Purchase College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at SUNY at Purchase College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

SUNY at Purchase College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196219 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Purchase College.