Purchase College offers a unique education that combines programs in the liberal arts with conservatory programs in the arts in a way that emphasizes inquiry, mastery of skills, and creativity. Students are exposed to artists, scholars, scientists, and performers at the top of their field. Outstanding facilities – especially in the natural sciences and performing arts. Ideally located in Westchester County, just 25 miles north of Manhattan. The campus combines rural scenery, suburban convenience, and proximity to the city. The School of Liberal Arts and Science offers programs in humanities, natural and social sciences, and film and media studies. The School of the Arts houses the professional training programs in the conservatories of Music, Dance, Theatre Arts and Visual Arts. In addition, a new BS in Visual Arts is also offered by the school.