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Baruch College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Sugandhi Sood

In Fall 2018, CUNY Baruch College Admissions recorded an overall acceptance rate of 29%. The low acceptance rate signifies that the university is very selective in offering admissions to prospective applicants. Still, the number of admitted students was reported to be 21,432.

  • The average GPA of the enrolled students was recorded to be 3.30.
  • The college offers admission in the Fall and Spring season.
  • Undergraduate and Graduate applications are invited through CUNY online applications.
  • The Application fee for undergraduate and graduate programs vary.
  • All submitted transcripts must be in English or should have English translations attached.


Application PortalUG/PG: CUNY Online Application
Application Fee (non-refundable)UG: 60 USD
PG: 75 USD
Acceptance rate29%
SAT score range1190-1350
Mode of PaymentAmerican Express/Discover/Electronic Check/Master card/ visa card
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring
Work ExperienceFor MBA
Financial AidLoans, grants, scholarships, and work-study

CUNY Baruch College Admission Deadline

Undergraduate Admissions
Fall Priority DeadlineJuly 1
Spring Priority DeadlineDecember 1
Graduate Admissions
Fall May 1
SpringNovember 15

*International applicants are suggested to submit their applications 4 weeks prior to the given deadlines.

CUNY Baruch College International Admissions

The number of international applicants at Baruch College is consistently increasing. The prospective applicants are advised to see the admission checklist given below:

Admission Checklist for International Students

  • Application form and non-refundable application fee.
  • Certified transcripts from all the previously attended institutions.
    • Transcripts must be evaluated from one of the pre-approved NACES organizations.
    • English translations of all the transcripts are required.
  • Standardized test scores, as per requirement
  • Proof of English language efficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement or academic essay
  • Current resume highlighting educational and professional qualifications
  • Evidence of financial support and sponsorship
  • Copy of valid passport and visa

Submissions of Documents: The applicants must note that all the required documents must be sent directly to the City University of New York UAPC. Documents sent to Baruch school will not be accepted.

English Proficiency Test Score

Test NameMinimum Required Score (UG)

CUNY Baruch College Undergraduate Admissions

CUNY Baruch College offers 29 UG major and 56 UG minor courses. Freshman applicants can apply for multiple courses in different colleges. However, the applicants must determine the college choices and academic programs before starting the application.

Where to Apply: CUNY Application

Application Fee: 65 USD

Admission Requirements: The applicants need the following documents at the time of admissions:

  • High School transcript or evidence of High school Equivalency degree
  • SAT/ ACT scores
  • English language proficiency test score
  • Recommendations
  • Personal statements

Apart from these general requirements, few programs require a supplemental application. Also, there might be some specific requirements in terms of GPA and standardized test scores.

Provisional Undergraduate Admissions

Applicants who do not have sufficient TOEFL or IELTS scores can apply through Baruch’s ESL Pipeline Program. This program will help them with their reading, writing and listening skills. Once the admitted students meet the program’s requirement, they will matriculate as undergraduates from Baruch.

CUNY Baruch College Graduate Admissions

At Baruch College, applicants are offered more than 100 graduate programs. The application portal, fee, and deadlines are similar for the majority of the programs. Applicants must check the program page for detailed information.

Where to Apply: CUNY Application

Application Fee: 75 USD

Popular Courses at CUNY Baruch College

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MS Computer ScienceUG in Computer science or related area; GPA of 3.0TOEFL (IBT): 73;
TOEFL (PBT): 533
Biomedical EngineeringGPA of 3.0, GRE scoreTOEFL (IBT): 80;
TOEFL (PBT): 550
MS ChemistryAt least B in Organic and physical chemistryTOEFL (IBT): 61;
TOEFL (PBT): 500
MA in EconomicsGPA of 3.0TOEFL (IBT): 61;
TOEFL (PBT): 500

Supporting Documents: Academic transcripts, undergraduate degree, official letters of recommendation, Resume, essay, GRE/GMAT score, English proficiency test score

The applicants will likely receive an acknowledgment email a week after the submission of the application. The email will have instructions on how to create a student ID and check the application. It is through email that the admission decisions are declared.

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