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Baruch College's Accounting Programs Ranked Among Top 50 in Public Accounting Report's 34th Annual Professors Survey

NEW YORK, NY- August 31, 2015 -- Baruch College’s undergraduate and graduate accounting programs are ranked among the Top 50 in the United States, according to the Public Accounting Report (PAR) 34th Annual Professors Survey 2015 released in August.

PAR’s Annual Professors Survey is the nation’s only survey that allows accounting professors to rank the nation’s best accounting programs, and to share their views with accounting firms about campus recruiting. Nearly 1,000 accounting professors at approximately 200 U.S. colleges and universities participated in the 2015 survey - the largest response rate in the survey’s history.

In the PAR, Baruch College ranked in the following categories:

  • #50 - “Top 50 Undergraduate Programs”
  • #48 - “Top 50 Masters Programs”
  • #25 - “Top 25 Undergraduate Rankings of Schools with 22+ Full-time Accounting Faculty”
  • #24 - “Top 25 Masters Rankings of Schools with 22+ Full-time Accounting Faculty”

The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy in the Zicklin School of Business offers accounting and taxation programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including Ph.D. in accounting.

Founded in 1978, The Public Accounting Report is an independent newsletter of the Accounting Profession, produced by Wolters Kluwer, under CCH Incorporated.


About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 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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