63%

Acceptance Rate

$25,055

Avg.Financial Aid

002122

FAFSA Code

About Bay Path University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,444

Website

www.baypath.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Bay Path University is a private not-for-profit institution located at Longmeadow, Massachusetts which was established in 1897. The university offers both traditional and online programs. Other branches of the university are located in East Longmeadow, Sturridge and Concord, Massachusetts. The acceptance rate of Bay Path University is 60%. The university consists of around 3,225 students which include 1,985 full-time and 1,240 part-time students, and the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Bay Path University is accredited to New England Commission of Higher Education and is a member of the Women’s College Coalition.

Bay Path University offers a variety of full-time undergraduate courses in the following programs: Business & Accounting, Education, Exploratory & Liberal Studies, Communication & Writing, Cybersecurity & Computer Science, Forensics, Health Care, Justice & Legal Studies, Neuroscience, Psychology, and Science.

The University also offers a variety of full-time graduate courses in the following programs: Applied Behavior Analysis, Applied Laboratory Science & Operations, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Developmental Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English as a Second Language, Genetic Counseling, MBA Entrepreneurial Thinking & Innovative Practices, Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Bridge, Physician Assistant Studies, Special Education, Strategic Fundraising & Philanthropy. 

 Online Education at Bay Path University

The online platform of the university is designed to provide an academic atmosphere where the students and faculty can interact and have discussions and debates. 

  • Accelerated programs are offered to earn a degree before the said time period.

  • The university follows the 'Social Online Universal Learning' (SOUL) program to offer personalized instructions and academic materials for an engaging atmosphere.

  • The university also offers a unique 'Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders' (WELL) program to help women with their careers.

Location & Contact

Address

588 Longmeadow Street

Contact

Email: sfs@baypath.edu
Phone: 4135651000
Fax: 4135651105
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Rankings

Bay Path University is ranked at #105 in the 'Regional Universities of North'. It is also ranked #11 in the list of 'Most Innovative Schools'. The university stood at #15 in 'Top Performers on Social Mobility' list.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

August 1st

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

63%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Bay Path University Admissions

Bay Path University has made the admissions process easy for students. Students can start the admission process by filling the online application which hardly takes minutes. Students require a few requirements at the time of admissions such as high school and college transcripts, an essay, letter of recommendations, SAT or ACT scores, an updated resume etc. Students having a minimum GPA of 3.0 are eligible to undertake graduate degree programs at Bay Path University. International students are required to submit their TOEFL or IELTS scores. To know more about admission process follow this link.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,740

Average Annual Cost

$34,225

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,799

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,900

Total One Year Cost

$51,380

Bay Path University is a private not-for-profit university. The annual cost to attend the university, therefore, is higher than the national average but is totally justified as the university provides its students and faculty with the best resources and infrastructure and a safe and supportive learning environment. The average annual cost to attend Bay Path University comes up to $50,524.

We have broken down and simplified the costs in the Cost of Attendance section for your perusal.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

21%

Male Professors

79%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

85 Graduates

Psychology, General

70 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

54 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

48 Graduates

Biology, General

36 Graduates

Education, General

32 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

26 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

22 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

20 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

18 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

17 Graduates

Legal Support Services

12 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

11 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

11 Graduates

Biotechnology

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,923

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

63%

Full-time

71%

Part-time

29%

Students Gender

Male

N/A

US National: 44%

Female

100%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

56% White

4% Unknown

15% Black

20% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

41%

Out Of State

58%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$64,235 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

23%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wildcat

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

1

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,473

$27,030

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$171 - 281

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,055

Students Receiving Federal Grants

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,893

Students Receiving State Aid

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,513

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,773

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,313

$30K - $48K

$29,265

$48K - $75K

$25,075

$75K - $110K

$22,001

> $110K

$18,502

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$882,734

The university provides financial aid programs for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study options.

Students seeking to avail of this facility should fill the FAFSA form. Bay Path University's Federal School Code is 002122.

  • Federal Aid provided by the university includes Pell Grant, FSEOG, Federal Work-Study Program, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan.

  • Institutional Aid awarded consist of Bay Path Opportunity Grant, Graduate Grant, ROTC Scholarship, Provost’s Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, Pathways Award, and Phi Theta Kappa program.

  • Military Aid includes Tuition Assistance Program and Post 9/11 GI Bill. 

  • State Aid is also awarded which includes MASS Grant and MA Gilbert Matching Student Grant.

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