The acceptance rate at Baruch is 41%. It ranks #23 in New York and #161 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Baruch is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 9,895 out of 24,307 applicants were admitted.
The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent (SAT 1170/1360 ACT 26/30). CUNY Bernard M Baruch College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Baruch application fee is $65 and applications are due by Feb 1.
You are required to 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 confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|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||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1270
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 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. Baruch ranks #23 in New York and #152 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||26|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||30|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||28
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Baruch?
Admission data indicates that Baruch regularly accepts students with ACT's of 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in New York and #155 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to CUNY Bernard M Baruch College.
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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 #67 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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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||10.7%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||37.5%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||32.0%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||16.3%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||3.3%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.49||0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
79.6% of CUNY Bernard M Baruch College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||47.6%|
|Top 25% of class||79.6%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||24%||21%|
Applicants have 119 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.
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.
41% 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 1360. 83% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 30. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.