NEW YORK, NY – November 24, 2014 – With an average student debt of $5,979, Baruch College is ranked #5 among the Top Colleges with the Lowest Student Debt in 2013. The ranking was published by NerdWallet.com, a financial consulting website.
Methodology: A study from The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) surveyed colleges from across the United States and found that student debt levels are still increasing. The TICAS report identified the 20 U.S. colleges with the lowest and highest rates of student debt for 2013 grads. Using state data compiled by TICAS, NerdScholar ranked each of these colleges.
Other CUNY schools included in this ranking are York College at #1 with an average student debt of $2,271 per student; Lehman College at #12 with an average student debt of $8,525; and Brooklyn College at #20 with an average student debt of $11,200.
About Baruch College:
Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.