Baruch College (CUNY)
Baruch College is ranked among the regions and nations top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others. Their campus is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. The College's more than 18,000 students, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to more than 170 countries, have been repeatedly named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States. Baruch College is a dynamic community of scholars and distinguished professionals who educate one of the most diverse student populations in the United States. The College dates back nearly 170 years, to the founding in 1847 of the Free Academy, the first free public college in the nation, and has carried on a tradition of academic excellence, accessibility, and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City, the metropolitan region, and around the world. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the Top Ten Colleges for Campus Ethnic Diversity, Baruch College is as diverse as the city it calls home. With over 1,600 international students representing 170 different countries drawn to the college's outstanding academic programs, Baruch is located in the city that never sleeps at the heart of the business world.
Baruch College of the City University of New York remains dedicated to being a catalyst for the social, cultural, and financial mobility of a diverse student body, reflective of its historical mission. Baruch College educates men and women for leadership roles in business, civic and cultural affairs, and academia. It offers rigorous baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs to qualified students who seek careers in business, public affairs, and the arts and sciences. Integrating professional education with the arts and sciences for undergraduates, Baruch College's faculty cultivates its students' analytical ability, critical thinking, cultural awareness, and ethical sensibility. The College's graduate programs focus on professional preparation that enables students to become leaders and innovators in their fields. The faculty's contributions to knowledge reflect a commitment to teaching, research, scholarship, public policy, and artistic creativity. Through executive education, continuing studies programs, and public events, Baruch engages the larger civic and international community that includes its supportive alumni, extending the College's visibility and nurturing its global reputation. Baruch College is located in the Park Avenue South area of Manhattan, in the heart of one of the world's most dynamic financial and cultural centres. Baruch is close to many subway lines, Penn Station, and Grand Central Terminal, making it a convenient commute from areas throughout the five boroughs, the suburbs of Westchester, Rockland and Long Island, and New Jersey and Connecticut. Several bus lines also run near the College.
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