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Baruch College Ranked Among "15 Most Affordable Bachelor's Degrees" in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Economics

NEW YORK, NY- August 24, 2015 -- Baruch College is listed in three separate rankings among the “15 Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degrees” in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Economics by

Baruch College was ranked #3 in the nation for entrepreneurship, based on its extensive program and because “it enables students to start their own business, find jobs with start-ups, or become valued self-starters in larger companies.” The school also ranked #8 in “Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing,” and #11 in “Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.” helps adults of all ages and backgrounds obtain a high quality education while avoiding huge college costs and in many cases huge college debt. The online source was established to help students make smart higher education choices.

For their Methodology, used the following criterion to measure affordability: it first bulked-collected NCES net price data for colleges offering a bachelor’s degree in the various disciplines, filtering out data for United States protectorates such as Guam and Puerto Rico. Then they sorted on net price and verified each college manually with the college’s NCES profile, and added data for the latest recorded in-state and out-of-state tuitions. They also included cost of living scores (F-A+, where A+ is the best), but not included it in the ranking.

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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