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New York, New York

Baruch Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
29.2%
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 29% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,268 out of 21,432 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 17 percent. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Baruch SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1260-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
71%
SAT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 630
SAT Composite 25th 1260
SAT Scores for CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 720
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Average SAT Score 1340

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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 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 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 1180. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 71 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1410 and Above Good >41%
1335 to 1410 Avg + 29%-41%
1260 to 1335 Avg - 19%-29%
1185 to 1260 Reach 12%-19%
Less than 1185 Low <12%
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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

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

CUNY Bernard M Baruch College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,376 10,056 21,432
Accepted 3,227 3,041 6,268
Acceptance Rate 28% 30% 29%
Enrolled 701 904 1,605
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 30% 26%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.

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.