Chances of getting into CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
39.3%
Admission Difficulty for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Baruch and can I get accepted? The school has a 39% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,436 out of 21,469 applicants were admitted making Baruch a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 22 percent. CUNY Bernard M Baruch College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Baruch SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1220-1390
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 590
SAT Math 25th 630
SAT Composite 25th 1220
SAT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 720
SAT Composite 75th 1390
Average SAT Score 1310

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

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College typically requires applicants to be in the top 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1130. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1310 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1390 and Above Good >52%
1305 to 1390 Avg + 39%-52%
1220 to 1305 Avg - 27%-39%
1135 to 1220 Reach 18%-27%
Less than 1135 Low <18%
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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

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. 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.

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Admission Statistics

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,265 10,204 21,469
Accepted 4,424 4,012 8,436
Acceptance Rate 39% 39% 39%
Enrolled 727 965 1,692
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 24% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College and what considerations affect 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

83% of students submit their SAT scores to Baruch.

39% of those who apply are granted admission to Baruch. Admission competition is high and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1220 and 1390. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.