Welcome to Baruch College, The City University of New York (CUNY)
We are very pleased that you are visiting our Website to get more information about our international programs. The City University of New York is the largest urban university in USA with a student body of over 400,000 students. The university has 19 colleges spread across 280 buildings in New York City. The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is the largest business school in America with over 12,000 students. CUNY enrolls students from 145 countries who speak 115 native languages, making it one the most ethnically diverse institutions of higher learning in the world.
New York City is the global capital of finance, marketing and business and communications. Baruch College, which is a senior college of the university, is located right in the heart of this global epicenter. What this means for you is that you will be learning the latest from the world's business center. Nothing at Baruch stands still. Every year our faculty members incorporate lessons learned from the business world and fine-tunes the programs to meet the needs of the students and the marketplace. As far as possible, we try to build real-world experiences into our classes and our professors epitomize this mindset.
The international executive programs are designed for students who typically have a full-time career. Our faculty members understands the demands on the executive student who have to balance full-time work with a rigorous course of professional study and will tailor their delivery strategies to maximize your learning experience. Besides Singapore, these programs are conducted in Paris, Taiwan and Israel and we are setting up and expanding our operations in more locations over the next few years as part of our international vision.
There are over 4000 universities and colleges in America and you may like to know that Baruch is certainly in the top 5 percent. In fact, US News & World Report has consistently ranked our part-time MBA among the Top 25 in the country. This part-time MBA ranking is a good proxy indicator for the quality of our international executive MSc programs as it means that we are good at catering to the higher education needs of working executives like you. We are also ranked in the Top 100 Entrepreneurial Colleges in America by Entrepreneur magazine for the second year. Additionally, we are also ranked in the Top 3 after Harvard and NYU for the number of our graduates who are cited by ACCOUNTING TODAY for the "100 Most Influential People in Accounting." As a testimony to our faculty quality, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT journal recently ranked Baruch No 33 out of the world's top 923 academic institutions for research productivity in finance. That puts us in the Top 3 percent of this prestigious group.
I wish you all the very best in your study and look forward to meeting you soon in person.
Professor Avner Wolf
Executive Director of International Programmes
The City University of New York