Baruch College Recognized Among U.S. Institutions With the Most International Students
NEW YORK, NY, November 15, 2011 - The Chronicle of Higher Education released its 2010-2011 list of U.S. Institutions with the “Most International Students.” Baruch College was listed as #7 in the Graduate Level, with 1,951 international graduate students enrolled.
This announcement comes as the College celebrates International Education Week, November 15-18, with a series of programs that highlights the educational and cultural experiences of Baruch students. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education as part of the efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.
In August 2011, Baruch College received national recognition for providing undergraduate and graduate academic excellence to its multicultural students. Diverse Magazine released their Top 100 list of national institutions that conferred the most bachelor's and master's degrees to students of color in academic year 2009-2010. In the area of undergraduate programs on Diverse's list, Baruch College was ranked #52 overall in the category of “Total Minority/All Disciplines Combined.”
In September 2011, Baruch College ranked #3 in the category of “Campus Ethnic Diversity,” by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized as a college where “students are most likely to encounter undergraduates different from themselves.”
Manny Romero, Baruch College, 646-660-6112, Manuel.Romero@baruch.cuny.edu