SUNY Purchase College
State University of New York at Purchase also known as Purchase State College is a public four-year college located in Purchase, New York, United States. It is one of 13 comprehensive colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Founded by Governor Nelson Rockefeller in 1967 as "the cultural gem of the SUNY system," Purchase College claims to offer "a unique education that combines programs in the liberal arts with conservatory programs in the arts in ways that emphasize inquiry, mastery of skills, and creativity. Purchase College was ranked 9 in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 listing of top public liberal arts colleges.The college was listed as one of Kiplinger's 100 Best Public College Values in 2016. It was also listed in that publication's 2014 list of Best Values in Small Colleges. The Princeton Review included Purchase College in its 2015 list of The Best 379 Colleges.