Baruch College (City University of New York)

New York, NY

City University of New York's Baruch College, founded in 1961, is a public college. It houses the only business programs accredited by the International Association for Management Education and the only School of Public Affairs in CUNY. An integrated liberal arts and professional education empowers Baruch graduates to compete successfully in the modern workforce. The most highly selective college of CUNY, Baruch welcomes students capable of profiting from a rigorous program. The school's curriculum stresses communication skills. An Honors Program with scholarships is available for students with superior records. Situated in the historic Gramercy Park area, the college's community enjoys ready access to many of New York's cultural attractions. A new 700,000-square-foot academic complex was completed in 2000. Baruch's campus is located in the center of New York's business district.

Website: www.baruch.cuny.edu/

Public
Co-ed
15,024
Undergraduate
Students
(47.1%) 7,078 Women
(52.9%) 7,946 Men
3,005
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
39% of 21,469 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
630-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
629 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,115
Out-of-state: $17,985
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Freshman Award
$4,604
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$9,182
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
493
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 2% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
2% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
36.0% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
29.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
10.8%
First-Year Students Returning
88.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 4  
History    
Academic Electives   1

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required April 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
1 Bernard Baruch Way
City, State, Zip
New York, NY 10010-5585
Phone
(646) 312-1400
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@baruch.cuny.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
May 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
Not reported
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
16 academic units required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
39% of 21,469 applicants were admitted
Women
39% of 11,265 applicants were admitted
Men
39% of 10,204 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,171 (26%) of 8,436 admitted students enrolled
Women
902 (20%) of 4,424 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,316 (33%) of 4,012 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.30
3.75 and Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
630-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
37%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
13%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
629 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12%
Score of 600 - 700
63%
Score of 500 - 600
23%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 50%
Top quarter: 77%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,115
Out-of-state: $17,985
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$1,364
Other Expenses
$5,430
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financial.aid@baruch. cuny.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 21
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 007273
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,412 (83.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,135 (83.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
918 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
53 (10.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
51%
Average Award
$4,604
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,084 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,922
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 152 (12.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,596
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 15 (65.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
88 (16.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,452

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
8,767 (74.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
7,755 (88.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,705 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
242 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$5,365
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,097 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,246
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,645 (19.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,147
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 114 (27.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
325 (14.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,537

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
13%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$9,182
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,006
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Statistics
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Psychology, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
493
Part-Time Faculty
607
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
41%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 2% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 59% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,081,593
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1300
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of International Affairs

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing

Location and Setting


New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
4 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
New York City
Nearest Train Station
New York City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
2% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Columbia blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, racquetball, swimming and diving, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, accounting society, caribbean students association, association of latino professionals in finance and accounting, golden key international honor society, helpline
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
15,024
Women
7,078 (47.1%)
Men
7,946 (52.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
11,495
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
36.0% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
29.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
23.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students.
10.8%
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
3,005

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
88.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
63.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
69.9%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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