Baruch College of the City University of New York requires at least 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Baruch College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Baruch College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 74% of students who start college at Baruch College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Baruch College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Baruch College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Baruch College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Baruch College.
Reminder: Check with Baruch College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Baruch College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Baruch College.
Student Designed Majors
Baruch College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Baruch College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Baruch College
Baruch College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Baruch College does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Baruch College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Baruch College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Baruch College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Baruch College.
🟨 Baruch College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the The William and Anita Newman Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Baruch College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Baruch College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Baruch College has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Baruch College include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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