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Bay Path University Admission Requirements

Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Bay Path University

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Bay Path University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Bay Path University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Bay Path University is 75%.  It ranks #34 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Bay Path University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 601 out of 797 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 101 percent on standardized admission tests. 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. 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Bay Path University application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jan 1.

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 1110 on the SAT
  • Graduate in the top half of your high school class
  • Submit letters of recommendation from your teachers

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Bay Path University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 10% of students submitted SAT scores.

Bay Path University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for Bay Path University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 533
SAT Math 25th 485
SAT Composite 25th 1018
SAT Scores for Bay Path University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 645
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1205
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Bay Path University is a test optional school meaning applicants are not required to submit SAT scores with their application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required".

Students who get into Bay Path University score in the top 100 percent of all SAT test takers.. The SAT composite score range for the middle 50% of students is 1018-1205.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bay Path University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1205 and Above Good >85%
1111 to 1205 Avg + 75%-85%
1018 to 1111 Avg - 61%-75%
925 to 1018 Reach 46%-61%
Less than 925 Low <46%
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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
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Bay Path University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Bay Path University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

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

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Bay Path University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bay Path University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #33 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. 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 75% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

High School Class Rank

76% of Bay Path University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

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


Admission Statistics

Bay Path University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 776 21 797
Accepted 601 0 601
Acceptance Rate 77% 0% 75%
Enrolled 119 0 119
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% ? 20%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Fall 2023 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2023
Days left to Apply

The application deadline for Fall 2023 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2023.

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 Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Bay Path University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164632 IPEDS survey data for Bay Path University.


Does Bay Path University prefer SAT or ACT?

10% of students submit their SAT scores to Bay Path University.

What is my chance of getting into Bay Path University?

75% of those who apply are granted admission to Bay Path University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate 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 1018 and 1205. 10% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.