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Academics at Baruch College - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Baruch will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Baruch this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

  • The student to faculty (instructor) ratio.
  • The Majors offered at this college.
  • What online and distance learning options are available.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 15,024 undergraduate students at Baruch College is 1,100 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 18 to 1 which makes Baruch College worse than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Baruch College , there are 18 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is worse than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
A significant percentage of the instructors (45.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
A significant percentage of the faculty (45.0% ) are full-time.
The majority of the faculty (58.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Baruch College compares to the national average

The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Baruch College offers 37 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 35 majors within 15 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Baruch College awarded 3,704 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Finance & Financial Management0900900
Accounting0570570
General Sales & Marketing0442442
Business/Corporate Communications0317317
Information Science0244244

Find out what Baruch College's top fields of study and majors are

Additional Questions to Ask

  • Are you looking for a lot of flexibility? Does this college offer online or summer classes that might help you finish your degree?
  • Interested in graduate school? How many students from this college go on to achieve additional degrees?
  • Will a degree from this school land you a job? How many graduates were employed full time a year after graduating?

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