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Baruch College Ranks High in Veteran Friendliness

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New York, NY - January 25, 2017 - Baruch College received high rankings for Veteran Friendliness by College Factual in its 2017 Best College for Veterans Rankings of four-year colleges and universities.

Baruch College ranked 13 out of 115 college and universities in New York State which were reviewed by College Factual for the ranking.

According to College Factual, the Veterans Administration (VA) reports that, of the more than 14,000 undergraduate students attending Baruch, 196 are post-9/11 recipients of the G.I. Bill. The college also participates in three federally funded programs which set standards for colleges educating service members Principles of Excellence, DOD Memorandum of Understanding, and Eight Keys.

Baruch also ranked highly in several other categories for veterans, including:

  • #1 in Business, Management, and Marketing
  • #2 in Accounting
  • #3 in Finance and Financial Management
  • #6 in Management Science and Quantitative Methods
  • #4 in Public Administration

Student Veterans of America Chapter at Baruch

In its description of Baruch, College Factual also noted the active Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter on campus “that provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. Its primary mission is to spread veterans’ awareness campus-wide in order to support student veterans who are attending Baruch College. SVA provides student veterans with information on veteran related issues and establishes a strong student veteran support network. The College also provides career and vocational support as well as benefits and counseling support. Students are also eligible to substitute military service for credits.”

This ranking was meant to highlight colleges and universities who are working hard to provide quality educational outcomes to veterans, active-duty military students and their families. Some of the quality factors included in the rankings are veteran affordability, veteran support services and resources available, and overall quality metrics important to any student and especially metrics important to non-traditional students.  Read the full methodology here.




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