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Baruch College Ranks #20 Among Top U.S. Graduate Schools for Accounting 2014-2015



NEW YORK, NY- September 12, 2014 - Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business is ranked #20 among the Top U.S. Graduate Schools for Accounting 2014-2015 by the Accounting Degree Review(ADR).

Methodology: To create its Top 50 list of the best accounting graduate programs in the nation, The Review took into account the results of four other rankings and the accounting accreditation of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, or AACSB. The four rankings come from U.S. News and World Report, Public Accounting Report, Brigham Young University (BYU), and TaxTalent.

All the schools on the list hold business accreditation with AACSB. Most of them also earned accounting accreditation. ADR placed a lot of weight on this achievement because AACSB is the premier accrediting organization for business programs and less than two percent of business schools worldwide are AACSB-accredited in both business and accounting.

 

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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 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 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:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu
Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134, celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu

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