Baruch College, CUNY

country rank  855
world rank  2445

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Established in 1919, Baruch College, CUNY is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Baruch College, CUNY (Baruch) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Baruch College, CUNY (Baruch) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 101 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Baruch also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym Baruch
Founded 1919
Motto The American Dream Still Works
Following the Way of Reason
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address One Bernard Baruch Way
New York City
10010 New York
United States
Tel +1 (646) 312 1000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office One Bernard Baruch Way, Box H-0720
New York City 10010-5585
(646) 312 1400

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Baruch College, CUNY's Library
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 287,607 physical volumes, 10,526 physical media, 139,524 digital/electronic medium and 291 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Baruch College, CUNY provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 414 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration
  • Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • City University of New York (CUNY)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Open Education Global

Not reported

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