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Baruch College Gets High Rankings in The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine's "Top 25 Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies" for 2018



Zicklin School of Business in the Top 10 Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Nationwide for Third Consecutive Year 

New York, NY – November 14, 2017 – Baruch College’s undergraduate and graduate programs at the College’s Zicklin School of Business were ranked in the top 10 by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s survey of the “Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2018.”  

Baruch College placed #5 in “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools” – the highest ranking to date in this category – and ranked #10 among the “Top 25 Graduate Schools.”

These rankings mark the third consecutive year that Baruch College has placed in the top 10 for both undergraduate and graduate programs, and the 10th consecutive year Baruch College has been included in one or both of the undergraduate and graduate lists since the annual ranking began in 2006.

The rankings are based on surveys by The Princeton Review, in partnership with Entrepreneur magazine, of more than 300 colleges and business schools across the country offering entrepreneurship programs.

“We’re very proud to once again be nationally recognized for our entrepreneurship programs,” said H. Fenwick Huss, PhD, Willem Kooyker Dean of the Zicklin School of Business. “Zicklin embodies the entrepreneurial spirit with real-world experiential learning taught by experienced faculty and industry experts.”

“These top rankings demonstrate the Field Center’s unwavering commitment to a robust entrepreneurship education that fully equips our students with the latest tools, experiences, and support essential for success in today’s economy,” said Scott Newbert, PhD, academic director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship.

A Specialty in Entrepreneurship

At Baruch College, The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship plays a crucial role in establishing the Zicklin School of Business as a leading business school with a specialty in entrepreneurship. Zicklin’s faculty and students, Baruch’s Small Business Development Center advisors, as well as alumni, entrepreneurs, and consultants come together at the Field Center to support the entrepreneurial endeavors of start-ups, established businesses, and the College’s constituents.  

Each year, the Field Center holds entrepreneurship-focused events, MakerHub workshops, co-working opportunities to exchange ideas in a supportive environment, and partnerships with such high-profile companies as AT&T and IBM to host student entrepreneurship competitions.

A model of entrepreneurship education, the Field Center is built around the collaboration of an institution of higher education, government, and the private sector.

New York City‒Based with a Global Reach

A college of The City University of New York, Baruch has a more-than-160-year history of excellence in public higher education, with its Zicklin School of Business being the largest of its schools. With a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak 129 languages, the College continually receives among the top rankings for academic quality and best value from such prominent organizations as U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, Forbes, and Money magazine.

With its graduates known to be New York smart and world-class ready, the Zicklin School of Business is a recognized leader in providing undergraduate and graduate business and executive education for the 21st century. Consistently rated by rankings experts among the top performers in areas relevant to today’s students—such as academic excellence, diversity, and value—Zicklin offers a wide range of part-time and full-time business degree programs that are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and taught by faculty who are thought leaders, active researchers, and practitioners in their fields. Integrated both physically and philosophically into the fabric of New York City, the world’s financial capital, the Zicklin School is committed to delivering relevant, affordable, academically rigorous business education globally that is world-class in quality and worldwide in its impact. 

For media inquiries contact:

Suzanne Bronski, (646) 660-6093, suzanne.bronski@baruch.cuny.edu

 

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