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Baruch College Overview

Located in New York, New York, Baruch College is a public institution. New York is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Baruch College Known For?

3,704 Undergraduate Awards
$34,615 Avg Cost After Aid
41% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Baruch have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Baruch.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 45% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Baruch makes roughly $57,200 a year. This is 40% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Baruch College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Baruch.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best General Sales & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Corporate Communications Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Applied Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Mathematics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Mathematics & Statistics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Value Managerial Economics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value International Business Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Best Value General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#74 Best Value Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Baruch has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Business/Corporate Communications Master’s Degree Schools College Factual
#43 Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Schools College Factual
#90 Best Public Administration & Social Service Schools College Factual
#103 Best Accounting Schools College Factual
#174 Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools College Factual
#280 Best Health Professions Schools College Factual

Where Is Baruch College?


Contact details for Baruch are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave At 24Th St), New York, NY 10010
Phone: 646-312-1000

How Do I Get Into Baruch?

You can apply to Baruch online at:

Admission Requirements for Baruch

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Baruch?

41% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
94% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of Baruch College is 41%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 41%, and the acceptance rate for women is 40%.

Average Test Scores

About 94% of students accepted to Baruch submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 650. Math scores were between 600 and 710.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Baruch College  ( 570 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for Baruch College  ( 600 to 710 )
Baruch received ACT scores from 6% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 32. Math scores were between 24 and 30. Composite scores were between 26 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Baruch College  ( 25 to 32 )
ACT Math Scores for Baruch College  ( 24 to 30 )
ACT Composite Scores for Baruch College  ( 26 to 30 )

Can I Afford Baruch College?

$34,615 Net Price
4% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Baruch is $34,615. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Baruch, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $6,958 a year. That adds up to $27,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Baruch is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Baruch College Undergraduate Student Diversity

12,421 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,774 undergraduate students at Baruch, with 12,421 being full-time and 3,353 being part-time.


There are also 3,966 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,421 full-time undergraduates at Baruch, 53% are male and 47% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Baruch College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4,656
Black or African American 950
Hispanic or Latino 2,934
White 2,469
International Students 1,050
Other Races/Ethnicities 362

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Baruch College. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 170 countries are represented at Baruch. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at Baruch College

19,547 Took All Classes Online
19,740 Took At Least One Class Online
6,855.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 19,740 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Baruch has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Baruch

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Baruch College was 6,855.9%. This is the #41 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Baruch regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Baruch College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Finance & Financial Management 900 4 904
Accounting 570 204 774
General Sales & Marketing 442 28 470
Business Administration & Management 229 165 394
Business/Corporate Communications 317 22 339
Information Science 244 1 245
Public Administration 40 195 235
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 101 98 199
Management Information Systems 0 129 129
General Psychology 120 0 120
Business/Managerial Economics 89 1 90
Political Science & Government 81 0 81
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 20 55 75
Entrepreneurial Studies 58 15 73
Communication & Media Studies 73 0 73
Economics 70 0 70
Taxation 0 67 67
Educational Administration 0 55 55
Applied Mathematics 16 33 49
Mathematics 49 0 49
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 46 46
Real Estate 44 0 44
Journalism 44 0 44
International Business 43 0 43
Statistics 4 38 42
General English Literature 41 0 41
Operations Research 0 35 35
General Biology 29 0 29
International Relations & National Security 0 28 28
Liberal Arts General Studies 21 0 21
Philosophy 18 0 18
Arts & Media Management 0 18 18
Sociology 15 0 15
Mental & Social Health Services 0 12 12
Music 12 0 12
Human Resource Management 0 11 11
History 11 0 11
Romance Languages 3 0 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0
Public Policy 0 0 0
TOTAL 3,704 1,260 4,964


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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