Zicklin At a Glance

About Zicklin

Backed by a long tradition of excellence in higher education, the Zicklin School of Business is located within Baruch College—an institution that is consistently ranked among the top performers in areas such as academic excellence, diversity, and value.

Zicklin is proud to be a leader in providing superior undergraduate, graduate, and executive business education for the twenty-first century. Our programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and our classes are taught by faculty who are thought leaders, active researchers, and experts in their fields.

Integrated both physically and philosophically into the fabric of New York City, the world’s financial capital, the Zicklin School of Business is committed to delivering relevant, affordable, academically rigorous business education that is both world-class in quality and reputation and worldwide in its impact.

Zicklin Campus

Our Vision

The Zicklin School of Business aspires to be a preeminent business school that is internationally recognized for leading research and accessible, innovative programs.

Our Mission

The Zicklin School of Business, a public institution in New York City, educates future business leaders by developing intellectual curiosity, strong integrity, a commitment to social responsibility and global competence through impactful research and quality academic programs.

 

Our Rankings

Best Business Schools
#1 in New York City and New York State among public institutions
US News & World Report
Best Evening MBA Program
#1 in New York City and New York State among public institutions
US News and World Report
Top Program for Healthcare Management
29th in the U.S.
US News & World Report

 

By the Numbers

Our MBA and MS Students

90% All Zicklin MBA and MS Graduates employed, received offers, or are not seeking employment

95% Evening MBA Graduates employed, received offers, or are not seeking employment

97% Evening MBA Graduates employed, received offers, or are not seeking employment

Our Doctoral Graduates

14 PhDs placed in 2016

10 PhDs placed in 2015

9 PhDs placed in 2014

Our History

The Zicklin School of Business has been setting and achieving our goals for nearly 100 years.

1919: City College established a School of Business and Civic Administration on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, offering its first MBA program one year later.

1953: The school was renamed in in honor of alumnus Bernard M. Baruch, who was instrumental in the college’s formation.

1968: Baruch became an independent senior college offering the only business programs within the City University of New York system that were accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

1998: The Zicklin School of Business was named in honor of alumnus Lawrence Zicklin (’57) and Carol Zicklin as a sign of appreciation for their generous endowment to the school.