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Baruch College Accounting Program at the Zicklin School of Business Earns Top National Rankings



#5 for second consecutive year, #2 among public institutions

Baruch College’s accounting program at the Zicklin School of Business received top national recognition in College Factual’s “2020 Best Accounting Colleges in the U.S.” ranking.

Out of 621 schools nationwide, Zicklin’s accounting program ranked #5—marking two straight years among the top five. Among public institutions with accounting programs, Zicklin placed #2.

In New York State, Zicklin earned the #1 spot out of 48 colleges for the second consecutive year.

Rankings At-a-Glance

  • #5: national ranking out of 621 schools
  • #2: national ranking among public institutions
  • #1: New York State overall ranking

 “Best Bet if you Want to Study Accounting”

College Factual noted the Zicklin School of Business “is among your best bets if you want to study accounting. It also called out the College and Zicklin School of Business’ ideal location: “New York, New York is the perfect area for college students who relish the busy city life.”

Watch Videos: When profiling Baruch, College Factual pointed to the “Trending@Baruch” videos as a “good way to explore the college.”

Additional Top Honors

The undergraduate and graduate accounting programs at the Zicklin School of Business recently ranked among the top 10 in the Northeast and top 30 in the nation, according to the Public Accounting Report 38th Annual Professors Survey 2019.

PAR is the only survey of its kind where U.S. academic accounting programs are ranked based on the opinions of accounting professors across the nation. This year, nearly 1,000 accounting faculty members at approximately 200 college and universities participated in the survey.

Stan Ross Department of Accountancy:

The Zicklin School’s Stan Ross Department of Accountancy educates future accountancy and taxation professionals by developing students’ intellectual competence, technical knowledge, and ethical sensibilities through high-quality, high-value academic programs and rigorous and innovative scholarly research. Its programs meet New York State requirements for the Certified Public Accountant exam and the educational requirements of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Programs range from undergraduate to MS to a PhD. Learn more here

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(Story published on 10/31/19)

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