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Baruch College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Baruch College Description:

Located near Wall Street in Midtown, Manhattan, Baruch College has a winning location for its well-regarded Zicklin School of Business. 80% of Baruch undergraduate students are enrolled in the Zicklin School, making it the largest college business school in the country. Students can also choose to enroll in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Public Affairs. Baruch College is a public university and part of CUNY, the City University of New York. In national rankings, Baruch has earned high marks for its value, the diversity of the student body, and the quality of its business programs.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 17,373 (13,777 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female
  • 75% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $5,910 (in-state); $12,120 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,248 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $14,672
  • Other Expenses: $4,940
  • Total Cost: $26,770 (in-state); $32,980 (out-of-state)

Baruch College Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 71%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 69%
    • Loans: 6%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,251
    • Loans: $4,839

Scholarships for Baruch College (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Investments and Securities, Sales and Marketing

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 92%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 33%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Baruch College Mission Statement:

mission statement from the Baruch College website

"Baruch College has a dual emphasis on undergraduate and graduate education. Baruch is distinguished in undergraduate education by a focus on professional educational degree programs integrated with the arts and sciences and by admissions standards which enroll students with the demonstrated ability and motivation to work diligently toward their academic goals. Baruch’s graduate programs are designed in accordance with national standards for selective, nationally ranked graduate education. Baruch is noteworthy for its commitment to teaching and to research, for its emphasis on communication skills, for its support for lifelong learning, and for its alertness to opportunities to match the College’s activities with the needs of its constituencies."

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