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Baruch Ranked Among 4-Year Colleges with the Greatest Racial and Ethnic Diversity by The Chronicle of Higher Education



Baruch College’s student body is one of the most diverse in the nation

New York, NY - January 6, 2017 - Baruch College was cited  as one of the top 20 four- year public colleges recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education with the greatest racial and ethnic diversity among its student population. Receiving a diversity index score of 77.17out of 100, Baruch College joins other public universities such as City College, UCLA, and UC-Berkeley.

This is not the first time that Baruch has received national recognition for diversity. Best Colleges.com ranked Baruch #10 in its 2016 list of the country’s “50 Most Diverse Colleges.” Baruch College’s student body is one of the most diverse in the nation, bringing an unparalleled breadth of cultural experience to the campus that enriches teaching, scholarship, and student life. The College’s more than 18,000 students represent 174 countries and speak 128 languages. Additionally, 35% of Baruch students are first-generation college students.

Methodology: Data for these rankings measured fall 2014 enrollment - the latest available from the the U.S. Education Department’s IPEDS database.

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