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CNBC Ranks Baruch College as a Top 10 Public University for Return on Tuition Dollars

Baruch College continues to garner national accolades for its value and return on investment securing a top ranking on CNBC’s first-time list of the “Top 50 US Colleges That Pay Off the Most.”  

Among the 25 public universities analyzed nationwide by CNBC, Baruch placed #10 – making it the only New York City and New York State public institution in the top 20.

According to CNBC, this list aims to “determine which colleges provide the best return on students’ time and money.” The ranking spotlights 50 private and public schools that “provide students the highest average salaries for their tuition dollars.”

CNBC’s ranking methodology includes data provided by The Hechinger Report’s Tuition Tracker and PayScale’s College Salary Report.

A History of High Marks

Baruch College earns recognitions and top rankings from external organizations for its affordability, academic excellence, and return on investment. Below is a sampling of the most recent notable acknowledgments:

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Located in the heart of New York City, Baruch College offers students the academic, experiential, co-curricular, and pre-professional opportunities that help them reach for and realize their professional goals.


For detailed ranking information, go to CNBC’s explanation of its methodology.

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(Story published on 7/17/19)

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