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Chances of getting into CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
43.5%
Admission Difficulty for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Baruch and can I get accepted? The school has a 43% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,837 out of 20,327 applicants were admitted making Baruch a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 29 percent. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Baruch SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1170-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1170
SAT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1260

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College?

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 29 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1080. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. The school ranks #27 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >56%
1260 to 1350 Avg + 43%-56%
1170 to 1260 Avg - 31%-43%
1080 to 1170 Reach 21%-31%
Less than 1080 Low <21%
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Baruch ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Baruch GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into CUNY Bernard M Baruch College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Baruch. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #59 in New York for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Baruch will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.3 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 10,637 9,690 20,327
Accepted 4,654 4,183 8,837
Acceptance Rate 44% 43% 43%
Enrolled 964 1,304 2,268
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 31% 26%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
65

Applicants have 65 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College is $65.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190512 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College.

FAQs

Does CUNY Bernard M Baruch College prefer SAT or ACT?

83% of students submit their SAT scores to Baruch.

What is my chance of getting into CUNY Bernard M Baruch College?

43% of those who apply are granted admission to Baruch. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1170 and 1350. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.