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Baruch College Ranks #2 in Nation for Business Majors, Says College Factual



NEW YORK, NY -- September 8, 2015 -- Baruch College ranks #2 in the nation on College Factual’s list of “Top Colleges for Business, Management and Marketing” majors, out of 783 colleges considered. Baruch also fared well in a number of other categories.

At a Glance:

Measured against all colleges and universities in the United States, Baruch ranks:

#2, Business Management and Marketing
#44, Public Administration and Social Service
#42, overall quality in New York State
#357, overall quality nationally

For specific majors in the field of business, Baruch ranks:

#5, Finance
#6, Real Estate
#8, Entrepreneurial Studies
#10, Accounting

In the Business, Management and Marketing category, the only school ranked ahead of Baruch is Bentley University, a private business school in Massachusetts. After Baruch at #2, Bryant University, University of Pennsylvania and New York University round out the top five.

Methodology: For overall rankings, College Factual measures a variety of factors, with the most important being SAT scores, freshman retention rate, six-year graduation rate and student loan defaults. For rankings within majors, the most important components are overall school ranking and early-career salary.

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