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Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Bay Path College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Bay Path College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
62.9%
Admission Difficulty for Bay Path College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Bay Path College and can I get accepted? The school has a 63% acceptance rate ranking it #28 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 924 out of 1,470 applicants were admitted making Bay Path College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 50 percent. Bay Path College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Bay Path College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Bay Path College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Bay Path College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Bay Path College typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bay Path College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >74%
1155 to 1260 Avg + 63%-74%
1050 to 1155 Avg - 50%-63%
945 to 1050 Reach 37%-50%
Less than 945 Low <37%
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Bay Path College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
10%
ACT Scores for Bay Path College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 7
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Bay Path College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 18
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bay Path College?

Admission data indicates that Bay Path College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #32 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bay Path College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bay Path College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >76%
22 to 25 Avg + 63%-76%
20 to 22 Avg - 53%-63%
18 to 20 Reach 42%-53%
Less than 18 Low <42%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Bay Path College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bay Path College was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #36 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Bay Path College accepts 63% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Bay Path College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 14% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Good
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 22% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

78% of Bay Path College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Bay Path College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 41%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 3%

Admission Statistics

Bay Path College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,470 0 1,470
Accepted 924 0 924
Acceptance Rate 63% ? 63%
Enrolled 144 0 144
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% ? 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Bay Path College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Bay Path College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

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

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