Bernard M Baruch College – CUNY

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School Overview

Bernard M. Baruch College, more often referred to as Baruch College, or locally as just “Baruch”, is a four-year college that operates under the umbrella of the City University of New York (CUNY) systems of higher education institutions. Through its Zicklin School of Business, School of Public Affairs, and Weissman School of Arts, Baruch College offers a large variety of fully-accredited undergraduate (bachelor’s) and graduate (master’s) degrees. The college’s Zicklin School of Business is currently the largest business school in the nation, and is consistently ranked among the top undergraduate business schools in the United States.

General Information

Admission Office

One Bernard Baruch Way, Box H-0720

New York, NY 10010-5585

(646) 312-1400

Fax: (646) 312-1363

Contact: Marybeth Murphy

Vice President for Enrollment Management Services
Main Address

One Bernard Baruch Way

New York, NY 10010-5585

(646) 312-1000

Total undergrads: 12,731

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,512

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,473

Graduate enrollment: 3,590


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $65

Online application fee: $65
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 24%

Percent students who return for sophomore year: 90%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Design/Visual Communications B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Labor/Personnel Relations B
Management Information Systems B
Operations Management B
Real Estate B
Sales and Distribution B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Operations Research B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
Spanish B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (646) 312-1000
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: One Bernard Baruch Way (55 Lexington Ave at 24th St), New York, NY 10010
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 18,679
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 70%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 17,301 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,462
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,412
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 77%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,657

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 114171
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Education 387
Engineering 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 32
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Psychology 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 32
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 545381

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,462
Out-of-state $15,412
Books and supplies $1,364

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,450
Out-of-state $20,880

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,293 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,240 74% $9,657
Student loan aid 97 6% $6,614

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 8,929 59% $8,184
Federal student loans 1,449 10% $5,788

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled CUNY Bernard M Baruch College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 20,327 9,690 10,637
Percent admitted 100% 43% 44%
Percent admitted who enrolled 11% 13% 9%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 18,679
Undergraduate enrollment 15,482
Graduate enrollment 3,197

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
    • Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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