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Accreditation

Baruch College engages in regular self-reflection and external evaluation in maintaining both its college-wide and school- and program-specific accreditation status. Such ongoing reflection and evaluation efforts, which include assessment of whether and how strategic goals are being met, guide the College in the development of new educational initiatives, programs, and services.

Baruch College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Contact: 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 or 267-284-5000.

Members of the Baruch College community can access information about the Baruch College Self-Study 2020 by following this link. If you cannot access this site, please submit a ticket to the BCTC helpdesk.

Baruch College also holds program-specific accreditation from the following independent accrediting agencies:

  • AACSB International —The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business: Accredits the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science (MS), Executive Master’s programs of the Zicklin School of Business, and Zicklin's Doctoral Program in Business (offered jointly with the Graduate Center of The City University of New York). In addition to the business accreditation, both the undergraduate and graduate accountancy curricula at the Zicklin School have accounting accreditation from AACSB. In the Americas, contact at 777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 750, Tampa, FL 33602 or 813-769-6500.
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME): Accredits the Zicklin School’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Healthcare Administration. Contact CAHME at 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 614, Rockville, MD 20852 or 301-298-1820; email info@cahme.org.
  • Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation of NASPAA: Accredits the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. NASPAA (the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration) can be reached at 1029 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005 or 202-628-8965; email naspaa@naspaa.org.

To review accreditation and approval documentation, please email Rachél Fester, Baruch's accreditation liaison officer and assistant provost.

All degree-granting programs offered at Baruch College are registered with the New York State Education Department.

Baruch College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), as well as other regional and metropolitan athletic conferences. Please contact the College’s Athletics Department at 646-312-5040 for more information.