Baruch College

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New York, NY

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$6,930

Avg in-state tuition

$14,880

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Baruch College

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Baruch College is a large public college located on an urban campus in New York, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,774, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 41%. The college offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 73%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,930, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,880.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

41% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

88% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

73% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-30

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1170-1360

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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20k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

20:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

Asian

32%

Hispanic

24%

White

22%

Non-U.S. Citizen

10%

Black

9%

Two or more races

2%

Unknown

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

49%

Socio-economic diversity

61% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $6,930 $14,880
Graduate $11,090 $20,520

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,364
On-campus room and board $19,317
On-campus other expenses $5,655
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $17,427
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $5,655
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,254

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $33,266 $41,216
Off-campus without family $31,376 $39,326
Off-campus with family $12,548 $20,498

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

88%

State Grant Aid

75%

Institution Grant Aid

10%

Pell Grant

61%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,591
State Grant Aid $5,499
Institution Grant Aid $4,591
Pell Grant Aid $5,180

Financial Outlook

$12k

Average student debt after graduation

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.