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Find out more about how CUNY Bernard M Baruch College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College was awarded 79 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Baruch is ranked #466 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Baruch also holds the #51 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Baruch?

Acceptance Rate

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College has a very low acceptance rate of 29%, making it one of the most selective out of all the colleges and universities in the nation. It's probably a good idea to apply to other schools in addition to Baruch just in case you don't make the cut.

Average Test Scores

About 71% of students accepted to Baruch submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 660. Math scores were between 610 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College  ( 580 to 660 )
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SAT Math Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College  ( 610 to 690 )
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Baruch received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

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CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At CUNY Bernard M Baruch College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College is 45%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  45 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Freshmen Retention Rate

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College has a freshmen retention rate of 90%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Baruch the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 42%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  42 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at Baruch

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 15,253 undergraduates at Baruch with 11,598 being full-time and 3,655 being part-time.

Baruch Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 85.60 out of 100, Baruch is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  85.60 out of 100
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How Much Does CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Cost?

The overall average net price of Baruch is $2,981. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Baruch

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,230 $3,464 $7,716 $10,321 $12,996

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Baruch, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Baruch, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $6,146 a year. That adds up to $24,584 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baruch is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Baruch Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Baruch make around $57,200 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for Baruch students since it is 44% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College is a public institution located in New York, New York. The city atmosphere of New York makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Contact details for Baruch are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave At 24Th St), New York, NY 10010
Phone: 646-312-1000
Website: www.baruch.cuny.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/baruchcollege
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/baruchcollege

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 49 majors graduated from CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. Of these students, 3,824 received undergraduate degrees and 1,298 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Finance & Financial Management 937 $46,900
Accounting 651 $46,400
General Sales & Marketing 421 $38,800
Business/Corporate Communications 292 $42,000
Information Science 248 $42,800
Business Administration & Management 208 $41,800
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 113 $38,200
General Psychology 107 $35,000
Entrepreneurial Studies 87 $31,500
Business/Managerial Economics 82 $41,000

Learn more about the majors offered at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Baruch

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,359 students took at least one online class at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. This is a decrease from the 1,852 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,359 88
2016-2017 1,852 77
2015-2016 1,290 79
2014-2015 1,129 108
2013-2014 3,252 525

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