#30 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Bay Path University

Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Bay Path University overview
Location Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Online baypath.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Bay Path University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Bay Path University, founded in 1897, is a private institution situated in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, a suburban setting just a few miles from Springfield and a short distance from Hartford, Connecticut. Known for its traditional undergraduate program for women, Bay Path also offers co-educational graduate programs and an all-women's Online Adult Degree Program. The campus features a blend of modern and historic buildings, providing a quaint collegiate atmosphere within its picturesque New England setting. Bay Path offers a variety of majors, with strong emphasis on business, psychology, and health sciences. The university maintains a holistic admissions process with a moderately selective acceptance rate. While the college is primarily focused on academics and professional preparation, it also has a variety of student organizations and clubs. On-campus housing is available for students who seek a residential college experience. Bay Path is not particularly known for its athletics program, hence it is not emphasized in this overview.

In the most recent statistical year 788 prospective students applied, and 596 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 139 enrolled in the school.  1,265 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,200 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $35,781 plus fees of $0. Bay Path University is ranked 614 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Bay Path University is rated within the lower 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 1020/1140
GPA 3.4

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Aug 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Bay Path University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $12,799
Budget for Other Expenses$1,900
Total One Year Cost$52,280

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$43,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

65% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bay Path University students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 31%
Business 28%
Psychology 13%
Legal Professions 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

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