Baruch

Baruch College

55 Lexington Ave, New York, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1,509
  • Class Notes
    943
  • Textbook Notes
    272
  • Study Guides
    294
  • Currently Enrolled
    499
  • Previously Enrolled
    740

Overview of Baruch College (Baruch)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:15,253
    • Men:7,780 Men (51.0%)
    • Women:7,473 Women (49.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (Baruch)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Baruch College (City University of New York) is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
April 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
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

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 Bernard Baruch Way
City, State, Zip
New York, NY 10010-5585
Phone
(646) 312-1400
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
29% of 21,432 applicants were admitted
Women
28% of 11,376 applicants were admitted
Men
30% of 10,056 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,171 (35%) of 6,268 admitted students enrolled
Women
938 (29%) of 3,227 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,233 (41%) of 3,041 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
655 average |610-690 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
24%
• Score 600 - 700
57%
• Score 500 - 600
18%
• Score 400 - 500
0%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
10%
• Score 600 - 700
57%
• Score 500 - 600
30%
• Score 400 - 500
3%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid (Baruch)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,115|Out-of-state: $17,985 (51.15%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - $1,364 (9.81%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,430 (39.04%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Baruch College (City University of New York) accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 21
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007273
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,638 (83.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,367 (83.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,320 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
138 (10.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
45%
Average Award
$6,115
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,272 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,666
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 160 (12.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,224
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 865 (65.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
332 (16.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,434

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
9,529 (74.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
8,559 (89.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
8,170 (95.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
835 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
24%
Average Award
$5,836
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,837 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,330
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,564 (19.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,720
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,272 (27.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,796 (14.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,003

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
22%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$5,642
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


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

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,988

Academics & Instruction (Baruch)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


499

Part-Time Faculty


630

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


42%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,835,421
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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Baruch College (City University of New York) provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


89.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


40.6%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


64.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


69.9%

Programs & Majors (Baruch)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (26)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Operations Research
  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

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


Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Psychology, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (32)


  • Accounting
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Economics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Engineering
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Economics
  • International Trade Policy
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Real Estate
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation

Campus Life (Baruch)

Location & Geography

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

Available Transportation


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 of College Housing


2% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


98%

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

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Baruch College (City University of New York) offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


11,598

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
15,253
Women
7,473
Men
7,780

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 35.1% Asian
  • 10.0% Black/African-American
  • 29.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 23.7% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


11.2%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


3,036

Student Resources (Baruch)

Study resources