48 months
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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The Public Affairs degree at Baruch College prepares students to analyze problems and effectively solve issues with the principle goal of enhancing all aspects of public life.


Baruch College emphasizes the importance of civic engagement, community leadership, and the professional development of current and future public service leaders. 


  • The college follows the tradition of its namesake, Bernard M. Baruch, a public servant who advised seven U.S. presidents.
  • Public Affairs is a unique degree from Baruch College that cultivates passion and prepares individuals to tackle social justice issues and uplift our communities both domestically and internationally. 

Programme Structure


  • The College and School acknowledge its significance. As a result, there has been a commitment to serve more individuals focused on public service.
  • The program is interdisciplinary, which means that many diverse fields are studied. With this degree students develop a strong, marketable foundation that is flexible across the various sectors – public, nonprofit, and even private.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Application.
  • After submitting your application, make sure to send all required documents needed for review. You only need to submit one set of documents to CUNY, even if you have applied to multiple colleges on your application.  
  • You will need to submit a copy of your complete academic record (all years), as well as any national or government certificates earned. 
  • If you’ve attended university, you’ll need to request an official transcript from each university in order to be considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • New York State Residents - $3,465 per semester.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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