Baruch is Among the Top Institutions on Money’s “Best Colleges” ListRanks #1 in New York among public institutions Top seven percent in nation
May 17, 2022
Baruch College is among the top colleges in New York and the nation for quality, affordability, and alumni outcomes, according to Money’s “Best Colleges in America 2022” list.
Baruch ranked #1 among public colleges in New York State. Nationally, Baruch placed #44 out of 623 colleges, putting it in the top seven percentile.
Money’s list highlights institutions that have a record of helping students graduate and launch them into jobs with above-average wages. It recognizes colleges that offer prospective students a quality education and overall great investment.
- #1 public college in New York State
- #5 among public colleges in the Northeast
- #29 among all public and private colleges in the Northeast
- #34 among public colleges nationwide
- #44 out of 623 colleges nationwide
Money’s top rankings adds to Baruch’s robust roster of regional and national recognitions. In this academic year alone, Baruch earned accolades by The Princeton Review as the #1 public college in the Northeast for value, was #1 on CollegeNET’s Social Mobility Index for the seventh consecutive year, secured the #2 spot for value among nearly 800 public and private colleges and universities across the country, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, was #2 in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for your Buck” list for the Northeast, and U.S. News & World Report ranked Baruch #3 for least debt among regional universities in the north.
For its “Best Colleges in America 2022” list, Money incorporated earning and employment data from the federal College Scorecard. Money also featured an economic mobility index developed by think tank Third Way which measures colleges that both enroll large shares of lower- and moderate-income students and launch those students into jobs that help them quickly recoup their costs. Read more for a full explanation of Money’s methodology.
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