Educational Institutions

Purchase College Foundation

  • Purchase, NY
  • http://www.purchase.edu

Mission Statement

Purchase College is part of the State University of New York's (SUNY) network of 64 universities and colleges. Founded in 1967 under the leadership of Governor Nelson Rockefeller, it is one of the first institutions of higher learning to combine professional and conservatory training in the visual and performing arts with a liberal arts and science education on one campus. The College's faculty members are internationally renowned professionals, dedicated to a personalized pedagogical tradition. Purchase College operates the Regional Partnership of Schools and Colleges, a consortium of 28 schools and colleges in the tri-state area offering year-round academic programs for K-12 teachers and students. Among the extraordinary facilities on the 500-acre campus are a five-theatre performing arts center and the eighth largest university museum in the country.

ruling year

1970

Vice President of Institutional Advancement since 2014

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Catherine Brod

Keywords

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higher education, college, liberal arts, science, humanities, arts, dance,music,theatre, film,visual

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EIN

23-7066616

 Number

0743946724

Physical Address

735 Anderson Hill Road Humanities Room #1059

Purchase, NY 10577

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Higher Education Institutions (B40)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Program 1

The College serves 4,018 students representing 58 counties in New York State, 44 states in the country, and 30 foreign countries. Undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences (Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Science) are dedicated to rigorous academics and an emphasis on interdisciplinary learning, with personal attention from faculty advisors. A full 97% of the faculty hold doctorates and teach full-time at the college. The Conservatories of Music, Dance and Theatre Arts and Films and the School of Art + Design, ranking with the finest private conservatories and arts schools in America, offer professional training for artists who demonstrate exceptional promise and talent. Admission is by audition or portfolio/personal interview. The faculty, who are renowned professionals and working artists in their fields, are dedicated to undergraduate education. The College offers Bachelors of Arts; Fine Arts and Science degrees; Master of Arts; and Fine Arts degrees in the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts. Graduate programs are available in Dance, Music, Art+Design, and Humanities. The Continuing Education Program offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies, as well as certificates in arts management, environmental management, computer science, childcare, early childhood development, general business and economics. Humanities majors include Art History, Creative Writing, Drama Studies, Dramatic Writing, History, Journalism, Language and Culture, Literature and Philosophy. Natural Science majors are Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics and Psychology. Social Sciences offers Anthropology/Sociology, Economics and Political Science majors. Programs offered through the Regional Partnership of Schools and Colleges include the Teacher Center, Great Potential Program for At-Risk Youth, Center for Science and Mathematics Education, the Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) and Young Scholars Program.

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PURCHASE COLLEGE FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Purchase College Foundation

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Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Catherine Brod

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Lucille Werlinich

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