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Bay Path University Admission Requirements

Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Your chances of getting into Bay Path University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

75.6%
Admission Difficulty for Bay Path University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bay Path University is 75.6%.  Its admission rate is the 37th lowest in Massachusetts.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Bay Path University and can you get accepted?

Bay Path University is an easy school to get into and you have a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission criteria. Last year, 596 out of the 788 who applied were admitted.

Bay Path University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.4. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Bay Path University?

76% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Bay Path University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 3.4 or better
  • Earn B+ grades in high school
  • Score 1080 on the SAT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class

Bay Path University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.4

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into Bay Path University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Bay Path University are to have around a 3.4 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Bay Path University accepts 76% of applicants.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Bay Path University is 3.4 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #33 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Bay Path University is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.4 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Bay Path University SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Bay Path University. If you optionally submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 9% of students submitted SAT scores.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

1020-1140

Applicants Submitting SAT 

9%
SAT Scores for Bay Path University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile 520
Math 25th Percentile 500
Composite 25th Percentile 1020
SAT Scores for Bay Path University
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile 590
Math 75th Percentile 550
Composite 75th Percentile 1140
Average SAT Score 1080

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for you to be admitted to Bay Path University?

Average Score & Range

The average SAT score at Bay Path University is 1080 out of 1600 and the range for the middle 50% of accepted students is 1020-1140. Students who get into Bay Path University score in the top 57 percent of all SAT test takers..  Bay Path University ranks #44 in the state of Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score.

Score for Acceptance

You should target scoring 1080 or above to be most competitive with other applicants. Bay Path University regularly admits students with SAT scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale. However, three quarter of admitted students score higher. If you score below a 1020, admission should be considered a reach. Some students may be accepted with minimum SAT's as low as 960, but scores this low are outside the normal range.

Score Submission Requirements

Bay Path University is a test optional school meaning do not have to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the college is "not required for admission, but considered if submitted (test optional)".

View other colleges which accept students in the 1080 SAT score range.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The table below outlines your predicted admission chances based on SAT score alone. If you are an average applicant with a score of 1080, you have around a 76% chance of being admitted. A 1140 places you well ahead of most other applicants and gives you about a 86% chance of getting in.

Bay Path University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1140 and Above Good >86%
1080 to 1140 Avg + 76%-86%
1020 to 1080 Avg - 62%-76%
960 to 1020 Reach 47%-62%
Less than 960 Low <47%
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Bay Path University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

-
ACT Scores for Bay Path University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Bay Path University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

76% of Bay Path University freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 47% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bay Path University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 19%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Bay Path University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 768 0 788
Accepted 584 0 596
Acceptance Rate 76% NaN 76%
Enrolled 127 0 139
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% NaN 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

9

Applicants have 9 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Bay Path University is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bay Path University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Bay Path University Application Requirements
Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Required to be considered for admission
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Required to be considered for admission
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bay Path University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Bay Path University often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164632 IPEDS survey data for Bay Path University.

Last updated February 24, 2024

FAQs

Does Bay Path University prefer SAT or ACT?

9% of students submit their SAT scores to Bay Path University.

What is my chance of getting into Bay Path University?

76% of those who apply are granted admission to Bay Path University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Bay Path University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1140. The average SAT score is 1080. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.