Baruch College Ranks #23 Among Best Colleges in Region According to U.S. News & World Report
NEW YORK, NY-September 21, 2012 – For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked Baruch College among the top 25 Regional Universities in the North at #23 on its ‘Top Regional Universities’ annual rankings list. In addition, Baruch is ranked in the top five, for the second year in a row, on the magazine’s list of “Top Public Regional Universities.” The undergraduate business program at the Zicklin School of Business is ranked among the top 100 in the nation, coming in at #72.
Confirming its reputation for having a student body as diverse as the city of New York and its residents, Baruch College ranked, for the 12th year in a row, in the top ten for “Campus Ethnic Diversity.”
Several factors are considered by U.S. News & World Report when compiling its “Best Colleges” rankings, including: peer assessment; graduation and retention rates; faculty resources; student selectivity; financial resources; and alumni giving. The editors of the “Best Colleges” list assert that “for families concerned with finding the best academic value for their money, the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings provide an excellent starting point for the college search.”
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. 3 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/.
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