Baruch College Ranks #3 among the "Best Colleges for Business Majors" by Money Magazine
Zicklin School of Business rises four spots from last year
Baruch College ranks #3 among the “Best Colleges for Business Majors,” according to Money magazine’s 2018 analysis of 50 schools in the U.S.
Moving up four spots from a year ago, Baruch places ahead of institutions such as University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Georgetown University, and Boston College.
In its profile of Baruch College, Money cited that “students in Baruch’s well-known Zicklin School of Business benefit from the college’s New York City home—they’re just a few miles from Wall Street and close to the headquarters of many major corporations.”
“We are pleased to be ranked among the country’s top three best colleges for business majors,” said Fenwick Huss, the Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business. “This latest national recognition brings well-deserved attention to Zicklin’s innovative undergraduate, graduate and executive programs that fully prepare our students to become future global business leaders.”
All 18 undergraduate degree programs at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business provide students with the specialized knowledge and essential analytical and communications skills that are necessary to be successful in this field.
WATCH VIDEO: Learn more about the Zicklin School of Business in this virtual tour.
Baruch College: #1 in New York State
This top recognition for Baruch’s business school follows additional high marks in Money’s “Best Colleges 2018” list, which evaluated 727 institutions nationwide based on educational quality, affordability and alumni success.
Baruch College ranked:
- #1 out of 81 public and private colleges in New York State
- #1 among public institutions in the Northeast
- #5 “50 Best Public Colleges” in the U.S.
- #8 “727 Best Colleges In America”
- #16 “Most Transformative Colleges in the Country"
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Baruch placed among the top-10 schools due to the success of its recent graduates. Money reports that Baruch alumni earn an average of $54,500 in their early careers, which is about 16% higher than graduates from similar universities. Money also calls attention to the College’s above-average graduation rates, where “roughly two-thirds of Baruch students graduate within six years -- a rate that is nearly 28% higher than at schools with students from similar academic and economic backgrounds.”
A detailed explanation of this year’s methodology is available at money.com/bestcolleges.
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