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Baruch College Ranks Among Top 30 Schools
for Best Value by CostofLearning.com



NEW YORK, NY- September 23, 2014  -  Baruch College is ranked #10 for “Best Value” on the College Rating Report Card by CostofLearning.com.

Baruch College, leads the charge for all other senior colleges within the City University of New York. A list of the 30 top schools with the highest overall grades, as well as grades on each dimension, can be found here.

CostofLearning.com released its first College Ratings Report Card to help families identify the best value schools. The proprietary Cost of Learning report card provides a letter grade for more than 1,600 public and private colleges that the company analyzed on four different performance dimensions: graduation rate, diversity, non-federal loan burden and net pricing.

To assess the overall grade for each college, Cost of Learning looked at the 1,600 public and private schools in its database and analyzed them across the four data points using data reported from the Department of Education. The data was weighted on four dimensions with graduation rate 30%, diversity 15%, student debt burden 20% and net pricing 35% of the total number. Cost of Learning then used its proprietary data modeling to transform these data points into a score which was assigned a letter grade.

 

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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. 4 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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