Purchase College--SUNY Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Purchase College--SUNY is 16:1, and the school has 73.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Purchase College--SUNY include: Visual and Performing Arts; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Social Sciences; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Foreign languages
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 40%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20%
Social Sciences 10%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 7%
Psychology 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 52%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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