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Baruch College Ranked Among Best U.S. Colleges for Business Majors

NEW YORK, NY- August 24, 2015 -- Baruch College has been ranked #7 among the “Best U.S. Colleges for Business Majors” and is listed as one of the “Best Colleges for Your Buck” by “Students could be attracted to Baruch College for its incredibly low average student debt $5,979, the lowest by far in the top 10,” the site said. offers financial advice and education, and says it provides “financial freedom and economic well-being for everyone by balancing consumer finance in favor of the consumer.”

Methodology: NerdWallet examined U.S. universities and colleges that offer business majors by looking at affordability, prestige, how much graduates make and the amount of debt they have after graduation. How much debt students graduate with is 20% of the score. Affordability accounts for 30% and gives equal weight to the cost of tuition and the average amount of student aid. The amount that a graduate makes accounts for 35% of the score, examining the median amount that graduates with a bachelor’s degree in a business major earn as full-time employees 10 or more years out of college. Lastly, prestige, the remaining 15% of the overall score is determined by the median SAT scores as reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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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