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Baruch College of the City University of New York

New York, NY 4-Year Public

About Baruch College

Baruch College of the City University of New York is a public, state school located in the urban setting of New York, NY, less than an hour from New York.

Founded in 1919, Baruch College currently enrolls around 19,740 students a year, including 15,774 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Baruch College

Acceptance rate: 41%

Average GPA: 3.3

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: February 1

What's the acceptance rate at Baruch College of the City University of New York in 2021?

It is very difficult to get into Baruch College of the City University of New York. Around 41 percent of all applicants are admitted to Baruch College each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Baruch College is 3.3 out of 4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Baruch College a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 1,274 students who started at Baruch College as first-time freshman, 579 graduate within four years.

Around 72 percent of students who started at Baruch College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $10,429 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Baruch College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Baruch College a good school for YOU?

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The deadline to apply to Baruch College for Fall 2022 is February 1. All applicants should hear back from Baruch College by February 1.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about Baruch College in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for more schools that might be a good fit for you.

College Info

1 Bernard Baruch Way New York, NY 10010-5585

Campus Setting: Urban

Baruch College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Baruch College is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Baruch College is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Baruch College SAT Scores


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Math SAT Range

580 - 690


Reading SAT Range

550 - 640

Baruch College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Baruch College is like? There are approximately 18,679 students enrolled at Baruch College, including 15,482 undergraduate students and 3,197 graduate students. 78% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NY and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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