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College Choice Ranks Baruch College #8 Among
Top Regional Universities

NEW YORK, NY- October 14, 2014 - Baruch College is ranked #8 among the Top Regional Universities according to the website

Baruch College received an academic reputation score of 60 (out of 100), leads the charge for other CUNY colleges and was recognized as “a national leader in higher education that is within minutes of Wall Street and global opportunities.” Other CUNY schools on list include: Hunter College #37, Queens College #25, and City College #14.

Baruch’s profile also states: “The 17,500 students (14,000+ undergraduates) can trace their heritage to more than 170 countries, making it one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States. This cultural diversity enhances the educational experiences for those who strive to lead in business, civic life, culture, and education. Not only does CUNY/Baruch College provide rigorous academic preparation, but it is also very affordable. Top student majors include: Finance, Accountancy, Marketing Management, International Business, Computer Information Systems, and Psychology. 25% of applicants were admitted to CUNY/Baruch College in 2013.”

The 2015 Rankings of Northern Regional Universities are based on factors that college freshmen said were most important to their college decision. According to the nationwide survey published by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA, these factors include academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost, and success of graduates in the post-college job market. Each of these factors was weighted equally in the ranking and data was derived from a variety of publicly available sources, including U.S. News & World Report, the National Center for Education Statistics, and PayScale.





About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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