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 19,000 students are enrolled at Baruch.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 1130 (25th percentile) to 1320 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. The acceptance rate of Baruch is considered highly competitive, with only 20 percent of those who applied applicants on average being accepted. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Baruch acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 24%.

Overall Baruch Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College was reported as 24.8% in Fall 2012 with over 19,900 college 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 23.5%
  • 2009-2010: 22.6%
  • 2010-2011: 22.8%
  • 2011-2012: 22.4%
  • 2012-2013: 24.8%
  • Projected Baruch Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 23.5%

How Does Baruch Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Baruch is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Touro College58.7%
The New School66.6%
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Stevens Institute of Technology38.2%

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 2012)

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