Baruch Among the Top “Best Bang for the Buck” Colleges in Northeast: Washington Monthly
August 31, 2022
Baruch College was named among the Northeast’s top 20 higher education institutions by Washington Monthly in its one-of-a-kind ranking for schools that help “students of modest means attain marketable degrees” and get the most for their money.
In the 2022 “Best Bang for the Buck Colleges” in the region, Baruch placed:
- #7 among public institutions
- #17 among public and private institutions
According to Washington Monthly, it is “more crucial than ever for colleges to provide high-quality, affordable educations to students from modest financial backgrounds.”
To determine the 2022 list, Washington Monthly focuses on factors such as social mobility, public service, and research, based on publicly available data collected by the federal government. An explanation of its methodology is available here.
Baruch College: A Catalyst for Economic Mobility
Year after year, Baruch has earned national recognition as a catalyst for the economic mobility of its diverse student body.
For the seventh consecutive year, Baruch ranked #1 in the U.S. on CollegeNET’s Social Mobility Index—a list that ranks how well colleges move students from low-income families into good paying jobs.
Forbes named Baruch among “America’s Top Colleges” list that was compiled with new methodology to “better account for which schools are serving as true engines of the American Dream.”
Learn more about Baruch’s rankings and recognitions.
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