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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Zicklin School of Business Among "2014 Best Graduate Schools"

NEW YORK, NY-March 13, 2013 Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business was ranked among the Top 100 “Best Graduate Schools of Business” by U.S. News & World Report. The Zicklin School of Business MBA Program moved up to #75 from last year’s #97. Baruch’s Part-time MBA Program also ranked in the Top 100 at #73.

Colleges were surveyed in fall 2012 and early 2013. Data needed to calculate full-time MBA rankings were based on a weighted average of the indicators that included: Quality Assessment (peer assessment score, recruiter assessment); Placement Success (mean starting salary of graduates and bonus, employment rates for full-time master’s program in business graduates); Student Selectivity (mean GMAT and GRE scores and mean undergraduate GPA); and Acceptance Rate. The Zicklin School of Business ranked 66th in the area of “graduates’ mean salary and bonus” and 23rd in the area of “recruiter assessment.”

Included in the 2014 ranking is Baruch’s School of Public Affairs ranked at #46, up 11 spots from the 2008 ranking of #57. In addition, the SPA received high marks in the specialty area of Nonprofit Management debuting on the ranking at #21. These rankings, first announced in 2013, are also included in the 2014 Edition of the “Best Graduate Schools.”




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. 5 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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