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3.4 of 5 stars (21 Ratings)

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Baruch College provides great bang for you buck in NYC

4.0 of 5 stars

October 2017 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Great location in midtown, very supportive career center with lots of resources, great professors

Downers

Very little on campus recruiting is done at Baruch, no well established network

Comments

Baruch is a great school in terms of getting bang for you buck. However, you will have to be willing to put in extra effort as a lot of companies do not recruit at Baruch compared to other schools like NYU and Columbia. But they do have a wide range of career services available and you can succeed if you're willing to work hard.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Baruch Review

5.0 of 5 stars

May 2017 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

Because it is a business school, everything it offers is related for business and career development.

Downers

The facilities are relatively old, sometimes the campus seem to be crowded.

Comments

Here you can make friends with professionals, they can be your teachers or advisors.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Baruch College Review

4.0 of 5 stars

March 2015 | CURRENT STUDENT

Uppers

The School provides great connection and lots of opportunities. People are nice in general.

Downers

It is way too competitive and there are too much distraction.

Comments

To be active, initiative and extremely discipline. No other ways but to work hard and smart.

Would You Recommend

Yes

4.0 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Admissions

GMAT exam scores, including a personal statement of future goals and reason for attending grad school. In addition an interview with the administrative staff of the school.

Level

1

Graduation Year

2012

4.2 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Admissions

Application was basic information along with a personal essay, required recommendations were acceptable from both work and education experience. GMAT score not difficult to obtain.

Level

1

Graduation Year

2011

3.3 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Admissions

GMAT was required, details of your work experience, course descriptions, essay

Level

Other

Graduation Year

2010

3.5 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Academics

Good class sizes, competitive and challenging.

Quality of Life

Good facilities, students, labs, and social events.

Admissions

GMAT and application.

Level

1

Graduation Year

2011

3.5 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Academics

little to no academic advising, class size is typically 25-50 students, heavy on case studies, grading is lenient, some classes are mediocore in content

Admissions

Took the GMAT, submitted an essay on grad school and my career aspirations, an application and two reference letters.

Level

3

Graduation Year

2010

3.3 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Academics

-Competitive students, mainly part time professionals
-Large class sizes upwards of 70+ students
-Low quality of academic advising, too many students
-Good amount of case studies in coursework
-Fair grading and exams

Quality of Life

-Low crime
-Plenty of computer labs
-No dining facilities on campus
-No housing sponsored by the school

Admissions

Basic admission process
-GMAT (not very competitive)
-One Essay
-No financial aid or scholarship opportunities
-No interviews

Level

1

Graduation Year

2012

3.5 of 5 stars

2010 | VERIFIED STUDENT

Academics

MBA requirement classes are about 60-70 students each. Some of the more advanced classes are smaller in size. Professors are quite good so far, several know me personally. Some of the classrooms in the Vertical Campus are disappointing. There are a few different designs of class rooms and I only really like the ones with the desk tables as they give you enough room to use a lap top and write as well. The issues with the non-functioning escalators are a joke. The school 'hopes' to have them fully operational by the end of 2011 when I expect to have graduated. Get used to talking the stairs or waiting ages for the few elevators.

Quality of Life

Baruch is a very large and diverse school with a lot of international students. As I am married I don't 'hang out' at school too frequently. I do like the area of Manhattan it is in as it offers a lot of options for dining and bars. With the exception of the escalators not working, the campus is fine and the library is good. Free Wi-Fi is essential.

Admissions

I took the GMAT, filled out the application, wrote two essays and secured two recommendations. No interviews offered.

Level

2

Graduation Year

2011

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