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Baruch College Ranked #2 for "Top Colleges Where Most Students Graduate Debt-Free" by Money



NEW YORK, NY -November 7, 2016 Baruch College was ranked #2 on the “Top 20 Colleges Where Students Graduate Debt-Free” list by Money.

Money states the schools that made Top 20 had the best overall combination of no- and low-debt loads for seniors who graduated in 2015.

To be considered for this ranking, schools had to meet Money’s minimum standards for quality, which include good graduation rates and stable finances. The schools also had to have a 2015 graduating class in which fewer than 50% of seniors had any student loan debt, according to TICAS data. Moreover, the debt loads for those who did borrow had to be below the average of all recent college graduates, which stand at $30,100.

For a complete list of the Money rankings, visit here.

 

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About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

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

Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu

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