City University of New York - Baruch College

New York, NY

Baruch College says, "General Education and the courses of the Baruch Common Core are central to the college's mission. They shape the experience that Baruch offers all of its students, whether they pursue a degree in the Zicklin School of Business, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, or the School of Public Affairs." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:15,253
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:41%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,062 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$14,452 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "U.S. Experience in its Diversity" may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    City University of New York - Baruch College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/07/2018


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