|Admission Standards||Very High|
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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.
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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1170|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1260|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|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|
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.
*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.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||31%||26%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College is $65.
What are the requirements for admission to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
83% of students submit their SAT scores to Baruch.
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.
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.