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BARUCH COLLEGE AT A GLANCE

Access Value Excellence

  • More than 17,500 students
  • More than 129 languages spoken
  • 164 countries represented on campus
  • 35 undergraduate majors
  • 93 undergraduate minors
  • 25 graduate-level specializations
  • 1 doctoral program in business
  • 14 Varsity NCAA Division III sports teams on campus

Baruch, a senior college in the City University of New York system, is named in honor of Bernard M. Baruch, statesman, financier, and devoted alumnus. Baruch has a history of more than 160 years of making a world-class education accessible to a highly motivated and diverse student body through three acclaimed schools: the Zicklin School of Business; the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences; and the School of Public Affairs.

The Education Trust, a research and advocacy group, named Baruch College one of five U.S. 4-year colleges that is doing a good job serving low-income students. Additionally, of the five schools in the 2011 report, Baruch College has the highest graduation rate (60.3%) and highest Pell enrollment (44%). Baruch earned recognition for Access, Value and Excellence in the following rankings:

  • #1 Highest annual ROI, according to PayScale 2013 College Report; #108 (Top 10%) of PayScale’s overall ranking of U.S. public and private colleges
  • #3 “The Future Zuckerbergs” 2013 College Rankings by HerCampus.com for Entrepreneurship
  • #21 Top 100 “Obama Scorecard Colleges” for Value and Affordability by Affordable Colleges

Rankings At a Glance

Access Value Excellence

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

  • #4
  • #5
  • #25
  • #2
  • #62
  • "Top 10 Public Schools/Regional Universities (North)" (2015)
  • Most Ethnically Diverse Colleges in the country (2014)
  • “Best Colleges (North)” (2015)
  • "Financial Value at Graduation" for the Zicklin School of Business MBA program (2014)
  • "Undergraduate Business Programs" (2015)

Forbes magazine 2014 Rankings

  • #11
  • #101
  • #244
  • “Best Value”
  • “Top Colleges in the Northeast”
  • “America’s Top Colleges”

Washington Monthly ’s “Best Bang-for-the-Buck” 2014

  • #3
  • #26
  • “Best-Bang-For-The-Buck”
  • “Affordable Elite Colleges”

Quant Network

  • #4   
  • Top Master's of Financial Engineering Program

The Princeton Review Top College Lists

  • 15%
  • #9
  • #14
  • Top75
  • Of Top U.S. Colleges, for the seventh consecutive year (2015)
  • "Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship," for the sixth consecutive year (2015)
  • "Top 50 Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurship" (2015)
  • Listed among the "Best Value Colleges" (2014)

USA Today

  • #7   
  • "Top U.S. Colleges for an Accounting Degree"

Public Accounting Report (PAR) 32nd Annual Professors 2013 Survey

  • #23
  • #26
  • #15
  • #15
  • “Top 50 Undergraduate Programs”
  • “Top 50 Master's Programs”
  • “Top 25 Undergraduate Rankings of Schools with 22+ Full-time Accounting Faculty”
  • “Top 25 Masters Rankings of Schools with 22+ Full-time Accounting Faculty”

Baruch College has also been recognized by:

  • AffordableSchools.net
  • Best-Accounting-Schools.com
  • BestColleges.com
  • Business Insider
  • Chronicles of Higher Education
  • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
  • Finance-Colleges.com
  • FindMBA.com
  • The Financial Engineer
  • GraduatePrograms.com
  • GreatValueColleges.net
  • Money Magazine
  • Parchment
  • USA Today