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About Bay Path University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

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Bay Path University is a private-not-for-profit institution located at Longmeadow, Massachusetts which was established in 1897. It is a member of Women’s College Coalition. The university offers traditional and online programs. Other branches of the university are located at East Longmeadow, Sturridge and Concord, Massachusetts.

  • University's acceptance rate is 60%.

  • The university consists of around 3,225 students which include 1,985 full-time and 1,240 part-time students.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.

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.

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Location & Contact


588 Longmeadow Street


Email: N/A
Phone: 4135651000
Fax: 4135651000
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  • US News ranked the university at number 105 in the 'Regional Universities- North'.

  • It is also ranked 11th in the 'Most Innovative Schools'.

  • The campus has a welcoming environment. The non-traditional semester lengths are a great advantage for the online students.

  • The syllabus is spectacularly prepared and the programs also include a series of classes aimed to inculcate leadership skills in the students.


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


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Bay Path University Admission ProcessBay Path University Admissions

Bay Path University has made 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. 

Bay Path University admission process

  • Students should fill the online application which takes just minutes to complete it
  • An admission counsellor will contact the students by the next business day to confirm the application of the students
  • The students will be advised by the admission counsellor to send the transcripts
  • The admission counsellor will set up a time to talk with the students about their further goals, areas of interests, financial aid process and any special concerns they have
  • The admissions committee will make its decision in one or two days once the application and all other necessary materials are received and the students will be notified immediately about their application.

Bay Path University Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • A completed application should be submitted by the students
  • Students should have official high school and college transcripts
  • Students should submit an essay
  • A letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counsellor should be submitted by the students
  • Students should submit their SAT or ACT score

Bay Path University Requirements for Graduate Degree Programs

  • Students should submit a completed application
  • Students should be having a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher in their undergraduate and other degrees
  • Students should submit their updated resume
  • Students should submit an essay of at least 250 words
  • Students undertaking Applied Behaviour Analysis program should submit a copy of their MTEL results and a copy of their current teaching license (optional)
  • Two letters of recommendations should be submitted by the students
  • The students will be interviewed by Bay Path University

Note: The recommendation forms and official transcripts should be mailed directly to Bay Path University’s Office of Graduate Admissions

Bay  Path University Requirements for Transfer Students

  • Students should submit a completed application
  • Official high school transcripts and college transcripts should be sent directly to Bay Path University
  • Students with fewer than 12 credits should apply through traditional first-year admission
  • Students should submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or an administrator
  • A one to three page graded paper or typed essay that addresses what the students hope to gain from their university experience as well as what they bring to the Bay Path University should be submitted by the students
  • Students will be interviewed either in person or by phone.

Bay Path University Admissions for International Students

A rich tradition of international student enrolment is enjoyed by Bay Path University. To enrol in any of the associate or baccalaureate degree programs, students are required to have a minimum TOEFL score of 71 on the Internet-based test or a 5.5 bandwidth score in the IELTS, a ‘C’ or higher overall average in high school.

Bay Path University Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Students should send a completed application
  • Students should pay non-refundable application fees of $25
  • Students should send their official high school transcripts which should be in English
  • Students should submit their TOEFL score
  • Students should send a certified bank statement which should be in English and converted to U.S dollars providing evidence of appropriate  financial support
  • Two letters of recommendations should be submitted by students
  • A typed essay should be sent to the university

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Academic Calendar


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Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

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Distance Education

Study Abroad


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


4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


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






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




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

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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


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

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maroon and white

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24-Hour Security Patrol


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After Graduation

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$0 $100,000



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

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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

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

Students seeking to avail this facility should fill the FAFSA form. Bay Path University federal school code is 002122.

  • Federal Aid provided by the university include 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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