Baruch College, officially Bernard M. Baruch College, is a constituent university located in the Gramercy Park section of Manhattan, New York City
It is a highly selective senior college of the City University of New York system, the third largest university system in the United States in terms of enrollment. Baruch offers undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. degrees through its Zicklin School of Business, as well as the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and School of Public Affairs. CUNY graduates include 12 Nobel laureates, a U.S. Secretary of State, a Supreme Court Justice, several mayors, members of Congress, state legislators, scientists and artists. The Zicklin School of Business has grown to become the largest collegiate school of business in the nation.
The college is composed of three academic schools, the Zicklin School of Business, the Weissman School of Arts & Science, and the School of Public Affairs.
The Zicklin School of Business grants a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in 19 different business related areas, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in 14 business related areas, and a Masters of Science (MS) in 8 business related programs.
The Weissman School of Arts and Sciences grants a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in over 26 different arts and science related areas, a Masters of Arts (MA) in Corporate Communications and Mental Health Counseling, and a Masters of Science (MS) in Financial Engineering and Industrial Organizational Psychology.
The School of Public Affairs grants a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Affairs, a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) in 5 different public affairs related areas and a Masters of Science in Education (MSEd) in Higher Education Administration.
The college also houses several doctoral (PhD) programs offered through the CUNY Graduate Center. They include Business (with specializations in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing or Organizational Behavior) as well as Industrial and Organizational Psychology. As of June 2013, the CUNY PhD in Business degree is offered jointly by the Graduate Center and Baruch College.
Though the college is often recognized because of its business programs, they have various programs which have highlights. One such program is the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) sponsored by the National Science Foundation.This program allows selected students from the Metropolitan area to complete an independent psychological research study with the guidance of a faculty member from Baruch’s Department of Psychology.