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Baruch College Earns High Rankings from Niche's 2017 Best Colleges

 Baruch College Niche Rankings

New York, NY- October 21, 2016 - Baruch College has received high marks in Niche’s new ranking of 2017 Best Colleges. The annual survey assessed over 2,500 college and universities throughout the United States.

In the category of “New York,” Baruch College ranked #9 among top public universities and #11 for best colleges for business. These rankings compare favorably with others the College has consistently received throughout 2016.

Baruch ranked #8 in the category of Best Locations for Colleges in New York and #60 nationally. This high mark reflects the dynamic environment that the College’s location in the Flatiron/Gramercy area of Manhattan provides to undergraduate and graduate students.

Overall, the College ranked high, including in the top 20 in several categories.

At a Glance:

Among colleges and universities in New York, Baruch ranked:

#9 in Top Public Universities
#11 in Best Colleges for Business
#8 in Best College Locations
#17 in Best Value Colleges
#16 in Best Colleges for Communications

Among college and universities nationwide, Baruch ranked:

#60 in Best College Locations

Methodology: According to Niche, it uses the most comprehensive data available on U.S. colleges and universities. Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of academic, admissions, financial, and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with millions of reviews from students and alumni. Their rankings and grades are calculated using a series of steps to ensure statistical rigor and useful guidance in the college choice experience.

For more on Niche’s methodology, see here

About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 5 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

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