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.
Baruch’s student organization Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) participated in ALPFA’s Annual Convention, August 2-5, 2014 in Lake Buena Vista, Fl., where they were awarded the Northeastern Chapter of the Year and won the KPMG National Case Study competition.
Baruch ranked #3 in the Best-Bang-For-The-Buck category in the 2014 Washington Monthly College Rankings. Washington Monthly’s college rankings measure institutions based on civic engagement, research and social mobility. The publication gives high marks to institutions that contribute to society, enroll low-income students, help them graduate and don’t charge a fortune to attend.
Baruch College been named one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review, which features Baruch College in the new 2015 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 379 Colleges.”
Baruch College was once again included in Forbes magazine’s just-released annual listing of “America’s Top Colleges.” Baruch is ranked #244 overall, up 36 spots from last year. Baruch is also ranked #101 in the Northeast, up four spots from last year, and #11 in the “Best Value” category.