Degrees Offered: B. A. New Media, B. F. A. Graphic Design
Tuition Information: Undergraduate residents $5,270, nonresidents $14,320 for the 2011 – 2012 school year.
735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577
Scope of Program:
Students in the New Media program at Purchase College complete coursework in media studies, information aesthetics, digital media, computers and culture, video art, creating web documents, studio composition and video art. Possible elective courses include real-time media processing, programming games and mobile media. Students must apply for advanced standing during their second year of study; a portfolio, essay and proposed program of study are required. All students complete a senior project.
Graphic Design students begin their studies with coursework in design, drawing, sculpture, extended media and art history, then, after passing a sophomore review, continue with courses in typography, word and image, history of graphic design, digital media, production for designers and community design. All students complete a senior seminar and create a senior project.
A portfolio is required for application to the B. F. A. program. Merit and need-based scholarships are available. Eligible students are encouraged to apply to the New York State Tuition Assistance Program.