PURCHASE, N.Y. – SUNY Purchase College was named as one of the "Top 10 Public Liberal Arts Colleges in the Nation" by U.S. News & World Report for 2014.
Purchase College is one of only two public institutions in New York to make the first-tier list of 180 best liberal arts colleges in the U.S., according to an announcement from Purchase.
“When we look at how Purchase is consistently recognized by these prestigious national ranking systems, we see the strength of our mission revealed," Thomas J. Schwarz, president of Purchase College, said in a statement. "Ours is an institution driven to advance open-minded engagement, academic excellence, and creative process. The environment here is unique and supportive—dedicated to ensuring our students’ academic and personal success, as well as opening doors to professional opportunities."
The annual ranking lists institutions of higher education to help parents determine which schools best suit their children.
Purchase College was also listed in the 2014 edition of The Fiske Guide to Colleges and in the 2014 Princeton Review’s annual college guide of “The Best 378 Colleges.”