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Baruch College Ranked #2 for "Environment" by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education

High Marks for Student and Faculty Diversity

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NEW YORK, NY - October 6, 2016 -  Baruch College is ranked #2 in Environment among top 500 institutions by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking 2017.

Under the “Environment” pillar, Baruch College scored in the following categories:

  • Student Diversity: 96.2
  • Faculty Diversity: 85.4
  • Student Inclusion: 86.4
  • International Students: 94.9

Baruch also ranked #6, nationally, among more than 1,000 schools under “Environment.”

The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking is a new ranking of universities and colleges. Developed in partnership with U.S. experts and universities, it reports adopting a “balanced scorecard approach.” They use 15 individual performance metrics, grouped into four pillars representing Resources (30%), Engagement (20%), Outcomes (40%) and Environment (10%).

Data sources include the Times Higher Education (THE) U.S. Student Survey, and THE Academic Reputation Survey, along with public data from IPEDs and the College Scorecard on areas including completion rates, graduate employment and loan repayments. Data for purchasing power adjustments is drawn from BEA.

The full methodology can be found on the THE’s website.


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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