CUNY Bernard M Baruch College (Baruch)

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Baruch can be found in New York, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 21,000 students are enrolled at Baruch.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 1170 (25th percentile) to 1350 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College accepts roughly 40 percent of applicants. Of those that are admitted, about 26 percent of students attended the school. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Baruch acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 35%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Baruch Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College was reported as 43.5% in Fall 2020 with over 20,300 applications submitted to Baruch. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 30.7%
  • 2017-2018: 29.2%
  • 2018-2019: 39.3%
  • 2019-2020: 43.5%
  • Projected Baruch Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 35.4%

How Does Baruch Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Baruch is thirty percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

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Fashion Institute of Technology53.9%
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Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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