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BARU C H CO LLE GE N E W Y O R K C I T Y

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BA R U C H CO LLE GE Located in the heart of New York City, Baruch College delivers excellence in public education to a vibrant, dynamic, and engaged student community. Whether it’s joining one of our 160+ clubs and organizations, rooting on one of our 14 NCAA Division III teams, or having lunch with a friend on our 25th Street Plaza, Baruch students are members of a diverse community that is as lively and active as the city it calls home. A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED COLLEGE IN NEW YORK CITY • Named in the top 15% for the seventh consecutive year as one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review • #6 Public University North by U.S. News & World Report • Ranked #1 Best Bang for your Buck Northeast by Washington Monthly • Ranked #1 in NY State #4 nationwide among top 10 colleges for a major in Finance, as ranked by USA Today

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OUR NEIGHBORHOOD: GRAMERCY PARK / FLATIRON / MURRAY HILL Baruch’s campus is in a happening, historic, and convenient neighborhood. Located less than 10 minutes from Grand Central Terminal and Penn Station and 15 minutes from Wall Street and Times Square, there is always something to see, do, and eat near Baruch. From dumplings to donuts, street food to fine dining, the food options are fantastic. Baruch’s neighborhood includes Madison Square Park, the famed shopping on 5th Avenue, and entertainment at The Pit comedy club and Gramercy Theater.

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AC A D EM I C S Students can select a combination of majors and minors from one of our three acclaimed schools: The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, The School of Public Affairs and The Zicklin School of Business. MAJORS Accountancy Actuarial Science Arts & Sciences Biological Sciences Business Communication · Business Writing · Corporate Communication · Graphic Communication Communication Studies Computer Information Systems · Computer Information Systems · Data Analytics · Information Risk Management & Cybersecurity Economics: BA or BBA major English Entrepreneurship Finance Financial Mathematics History Industrial/Organizational Psychology: BBA major International Business Journalism · Business Journalism · Journalism & Creative Writing Management · Human Resource Management · Operations Management Marketing Management · Advertising & Marketing Communication · Digital Marketing · International Marketing · Marketing · Marketing Analytics Mathematics Music(including Management of Musical Enterprises) Philosophy Political Science Psychology: BA major Public Affairs Real Estate · Real Estate Development · Real Estate Investment Sociology Spanish Statistics: BA Major Statistics & Quantitative Modeling: BBA Major MINORS American Studies Anthropology Art Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Minor with Honors Asian and Asian American Studies Black Studies Black & Hispanic Studies Business Minors for Non-Business Majors Business Writing Chemistry Chinese Communication Studies Comparative Literature Computer Applications in Business Economics Economics and Finance English Entrepreneurship Interdisciplinary Minor in Environmental Sustainability Film Studies French Global Studies Hebrew Hispanic Studies History Humanities with Honors Information Studies Information Technology & Social Responsibility Interdisciplinary Minor with Honors in New York City Studies International Business Italian Japanese Jewish Studies Journalism Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law Law & Policy Marketing Mathematics Music Natural Sciences New Media Arts Operations Management Philosophy Physics Political Science Psychology Real Estate Religion & Culture Sociology Spanish Spanish-English Translation Statistics & Quantitative Modeling Survey Research Theatre Women’s and Gender Studies

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C A R EER S Baruch’s STARR Career Development Center hosts career and internship fairs in the fall and spring semesters. With almost 8,000 jobs and over 6,000 internships posted on campus, Baruch students have the edge in gaining valuable real world experience. The average starting salary of Baruch graduates is mid $45K. Student Services : career counseling, resume reviews, mock interviewing, vocational testing, on-campus recruitment and networking/mentoring opportunities. Special Programs : Pre-Law, Financial Leadership Program & Peers-for-Careers. STUDY AB ROA D Baruch students can study abroad in several countries all over the world. Some opportunities to study abroad with CUNY include: China • Brazil • Czech Republic • Italy • Ecuador • Japan • France • South Korea • Germany • Switzerland • Australia • Thailand • U.K. • Costa Rica • India • Spain • Austria • Israel • Mexico • Greece • South Africa • Russia • Sweden • Jamaica • Netherlands • Hungary • Vietnam • Ghana HO NO R S Macaulay Honors College & Baruch Scholars. (New Freshman Only) Benefits:  In-State tuition  Study abroad stipend  Laptop computer  Dedicated academic advisor  Exclusive social events  Honors courses

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EX PA N D YO U R SOC IA L N ET WO RK Baruch has over 160 clubs and organizations and dozens of annual events and traditions. Student clubs focus on a variety of themes including Cultural, Artistic, Greek Life, Academics, Athletics & Recreation and Community Service. Join a club your first week of school or start your own. With a packed calendar of campus programming, and club events, Baruch students are active on campus and off.

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VARSITY ATHLETICS: 14 DIVISION III NCAA TEAMS Women’s Basketball Dance Team Cross Country Softball Swimming & Diving Tennis Volleyball Men’s Baseball Basketball Cross Country Soccer Swimming & Diving Tennis Volleyball A LEGACY OF SUCCESS • Women’s Basketball has won the last eight Conference Championships and has been ranked among the top 25 nationally. • Men’s Tennis has won 11 out of the last 16 conference championships dating back to the 2000 season. • Women’s Swimming has won the last 5 out of 6 Conference Championships. From the 2009-2014 seasons they went undefeated in CUNYAC Conference meets. • Women’s Volleyball has won 3 out of the last 6 Conference Championships. In 2009 the team set a record for most wins in a season at 26-9. • Men’s Volleyball won their seventh straight Conference Championship and finished the 2015 season ranked #10 nationally. The team has been nationally ranked every year since 2009. RESIDENCE LIFE • Baruch’s Residence Hall is located on the Upper East Side – one block from the 6 train, 96th Street Station. • Double and Triple room options are available. • For more, visit: www.baruch.cuny.edu/housing.

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AD M ISS I O NS Apply online at CUNY.EDU/APPLY . A recommended personal essay and resume of activities is available at Baruch.edu/supplement . APPLICATION DEADLINES General Application: Baruch recommended November 15 CUNY preferred February 1 Macaulay Honors: December 1 SEEK: November 15 STUDENT PROFILE Freshman: Incoming Class Size: 1,500 Retention Rate: 90% Transfer: Incoming Class Size: 2,100 Retention Rate: 87% Number of Applications: 24,400 Acceptance Rate: 30% Number of Applications: 13,000 Acceptance Rate: 25.8% ADMITTED STUDENT PROFILE Please note that testing scores represent the middle 50% of accepted students. Freshman SAT: 1160–1300 • ACT: 25–29 • GPA: 88.5 Macaulay Honors SAT: 1310–1440 • ACT: 29–33 • GPA: 93.7 Transfer GPA: 2.95–3.57 – CollegeNet, 2015 COST 2015–2016 Annual Tuition : In-State Student, $6,330 Out-of-State & International Student, $16,800 Financial Aid : • 80% of Baruch students receive some form of financial aid • For more information visit Baruch.edu/financialaid The best college value in New York City. – The Princeton Review, 2015 KEEP IN TOUCH! Find us on campus or on social media Baruch College Ranks Among “Best Value Schools” in Nationwide Forbes Assessment. – Forbes, 2015 Register for a campus tour at Baruch.edu/undergrad Contact us: 646.312.2010 | admissions@baruch.cuny.edu Read what our student bloggers are writing about: Baruch.edu/journals “ “ “ “ “ “ Baruch College Ranks #1 in the Country for Providing Social Mobility for Students

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