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Baruch College is Best New York College
in USA Today's Top 100 Colleges for Finance Majors



NEW YORK, NY-December 19, 2014 - Baruch College is ranked #4 among the Top Colleges for Finance and Financial Management by USA Today and College Factual. With finance majors making up 23.2% of total graduates, Baruch leads the charge of all New York private and public institutions surveyed.

Baruch’s profile listed by USA Today and College Factual states: “The Zicklin School of Business at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College offers programs that lead to careers in a variety of business-related fields. The finance program is geared towards students who are interested in finding positions in financial institutions, from investment to banking. Along with providing students with one of the top finance educations, Baruch College is located close to some of the most influential institutions on Wall Street. This unique location allows students to learn about finance in a hands-on setting through internships that may lead to full-time positions.”

Additionally the profile states, “The school boasts one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the country, offering unique perspectives into world financial markets. Graduates of Baruch College earn average starting and mid-career salaries of $50,000 and $90,000, respectively. Finance is the most popular major at Baruch.”

 

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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

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