Baruch College Earns Top RankingsNational recognition for academic excellence, access and value, and social mobility for students
February 8, 2021
For Baruch College, 2020 marked another impressive year of earning top rankings and high marks that recognize the institution’s academic excellence, access and value, and social mobility for its students.
U.S. News & World Report, Money, Washington Monthly, and CNBC are among the numerous prominent organizations that have determined Baruch College as the best—or among the best—in the nation, region and New York within the last 12 months.
“There are very few institutions that can boast—year after year—of high academic renown while also providing an affordable education to students from diverse backgrounds and social classes, especially those students who come from underserved communities.” said Baruch College President S. David Wu, PhD.
“While we acknowledge the successes of 2020, Baruch College resolutely steps into the new year with its ongoing commitment to serve as a model institution for public higher education, and one that is advancing career and professional leadership opportunities for all of our students.”
Watch: The animated series “Baruch Rocks” latest video highlights several of the organizations who honored the institution for being one of the best in the U.S.
Here is a selection of Baruch College’s top rankings and recognitions in the last year alone. Read the complete list in Baruch’s News Center.
#1: “Best Colleges” in New York: Money
#4: “Best Regional University-North,” among public institutions: U.S. News & World Report
√ “Best Graduate Schools” List: U.S. News & World Report
√ Nation’s “Best 386 Colleges”: The Princeton Review
Access and Value
#1: Value among public institutions: Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education
#1: “Best Bang for the Buck Colleges” in New York: Washington Monthly
#2: Best public institution for return on investment: CNBC
Social Mobility for Our Students
#1: Best college in U.S. for social mobility for sixth straight year: CollegeNET
#1: Four-year public colleges in U.S. as an engine of economic mobility: Brookings Institution
#2: Top performers on social mobility among “Best Regional Universities-North”: U.S. News & World Report
Learn More about Baruch College
Watch: “Voices of Baruch” series where undergraduate and graduate students reflect on their experiences at the College and hopes for their future. Take a Virtual Tour of Baruch College, and its Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and Zicklin School of Business.
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