With an average SAT score of 1230, Baruch College is ranked #162, leading the charge for all other CUNY schools that were included in the list of “600 Smartest Colleges in America” by Business Insider. Other CUNY schools in this ranking include Hunter College #248 (1170 average SAT score); Queens College #352 (1125 average SAT score); and Brooklyn College #534 (1075 average SAT score).
The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) will host its Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture on Conflict Prevention in Honor of David Hamburg with a lecture by Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan. The event, titled “New World Disorder: Challenges for the UN in the 21st Century with Kofi Annan,” will take place at Mason Hall on October 23, 2014, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
About 100 Baruch College students gathered inside Engelman Recital Hall to listen and learn about Bangladesh and its economic development. The panel discussion, “An Insight to Bangladesh’s Economy,” held on October 14, was coordinated by the Bangladesh Student Association at Baruch with support from the Office of Student Life. The panelists included Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Finance Minister; Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen, Bangladesh Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations; and Dr. Terrence Martell, Saxe Distinguished Professor of Finance and Director of the Weissman Center for International Business.
Baruch College has been placed at #9, up from last year’s #25, on the “Top 50 Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurship” 2015 list released today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. In addition, Baruch is listed at #14 on the list of “Top 50 Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurship.”
For the fifth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report ranked Baruch College among the top 25 Regional Universities in the North at #25 on its “Top Regional Universities” annual rankings list. In addition, Baruch is ranked in the top five, for the fourth year in a row, on the magazine’s list of “Top Public Schools/Regional Universities (North),” ranking at #4.
Baruch College is ranked #12 among the “Most Diverse Campuses” (Four-Year Public) in the United States by the Almanac of Higher Education 2014, published by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Baruch College was listed with a Diversity Index score of 75.59, out of 100. Other CUNY schools in the Top 15 for “Most Diverse Campuses (Four-Year Public) include City College (#7) and CUNY City College of Technology (#15).
The CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise and The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch are inviting all matriculated CUNY students to participate this semester in the CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition. This is an opportunity to learn and develop apps for applying the IBM Watson cognitive technology to higher education and the delivery of public services by New York City. Students have the chance to win up to $5,000, sign up for summer 2015 internships; join CUNY Entrepreneurship Boot Camp; work in CUNY’s Incubator; and have access to the entrepreneurship network in virtual and real space.
Baruch’s undergraduate and graduate accounting programs are ranked among the Top 50 in the United States, according to the Public Accounting Report (PAR) 33rd Annual Professors Survey 2014 released in August. It is the nation’s only survey that allows accounting professors to rank the nation’s best accounting programs, and provides professors an opportunity to share their views with accounting firms about campus recruiting.
Baruch College is ranked #7 among the 2015 Top U.S. Colleges for Accounting Degrees by USA Today. The ranking, developed by College Factual, recognizes that a degree in accounting opens up numerous possibilities that can lead to careers in tax accounting, auditing, consulting and more. Many of the best colleges listed for an accounting major are prestigious universities that have business schools with excellent reputations.