Statement of Accreditation Status

Baruch College of the City University of New York

  • CEO: Dr. David Wu, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Rachel Fester
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Idna Corbett, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): CUNY - Bernard M. Baruch College (4/1/2006), CUNY - Baruch College (7/26/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1968
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2020
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2024

Contact Information

17 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10010-5518

(646) 312-1000

www.baruch.cuny.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • June 25, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission’s representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission’s request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. To note that the evaluation visit has been conducted and will be acted upon at the Commission’s June meeting.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close the additional location at Taiwan (Leaderchief Int'l Institute), Taiwan, Taiwan.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close the additional location at Singapore, Singapore AVENTIS, Singapore.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close the additional location at Israel, Israel. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • February 27, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution’s decision to close the additional location at Hopkins Training Education Corp, Hong Kong, China.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the monitoring report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • November 19, 2015
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report process. To request a monitoring report due April 1, 2017, documenting (1) further development of financial contingency plans based on enrollment trends and the impact of enrollment on institutional finances and operations (Standards 2, 3, and 8) and (2) further implementation of a comprehensive, organized, and sustained process for institutional effectiveness with evidence that assessment results are used to inform budgeting, planning, and resource allocation (Standard 7). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2019-2020.
  • September 3, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the PhD in Business degree within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • June 28, 2012
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2015.
  • Distance Education
    Not approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent
  • Doctor's Degree - Other Approved to offer ONE program at this credential level:
  • Additional Location
    Executive MS Program in Finance, American U. of Paris
    Paris
    France

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