Purchase College Transfer Articulation Agreement

Westchester Community College (WCC) and Purchase College, SUNY have signed a transfer articulation agreement to promote degree completion and facilitate the transfer process, enabling participating WCC students to matriculate into Purchase College with junior standing.


WCC students who graduate with a minimum GPA of 2.5 will be guaranteed admission into Purchase College and will be eligible for a $1,000 transfer scholarship good for up to two years, which will be offered on a first come first serve basis. WCC students who earn their Associate’s Degree in the following Liberal Arts and Sciences programs will have program to program articulation pathways available into the following bachelor’s degree programs at Purchase College: Anthropology, Biology, Economics, English, Psychology and Sociology. Currently, more than fifty WCC students transfer to Purchase College each year.


“WCC is committed to helping students succeed in their pursuit of academic and career goals,” said Dr. Belinda S. Miles, President of Westchester Community College. “This agreement with Purchase College provides our graduates with the opportunity to seamlessly transition to another high-quality SUNY institution where they can continue studies in their chosen field. Agreements such as this allow our graduates to maximize their investment in themselves and enter the local job market well-prepared to meet the needs of our regional economy.”


Purchase College President Milagros (Milly) Peña, PhD, (in photo) said, “We’re pleased to announce this agreement with our close neighbor, Westchester Community College, with whom we’ve had a longstanding and fruitful relationship.   Over the years, we’ve been proud to welcome students from WCC, to watch them thrive during their time at Purchase, and to witness their success as alumni. We look forward to making this path even more seamless and to providing additional funds and resources to support WCC students as they take the next step in their academic journey.”


Students interested in learning more about this transfer opportunity should visit SUNY Purchase Transfer Agreement – Westchester Community College (sunywcc.edu)


For more information about the College, visit www.purchase.edu