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Bay Path College Admission Requirements

Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Bay Path College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
71.8%
Admission Difficulty for Bay Path College
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Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into Bay Path College and can I get accepted? The school has a 72% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 806 out of 1,123 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 62 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.

Test Optional

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

Bay Path College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Bay Path College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Bay Path College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1070

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 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 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Bay Path College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1170 and Above Good >81%
1065 to 1170 Avg + 72%-81%
960 to 1065 Avg - 60%-72%
855 to 960 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 855 Low <47%
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Bay Path College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Bay Path College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Bay Path College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 #26 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bay Path College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bay Path College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >81%
22 to 25 Avg + 72%-81%
19 to 22 Avg - 60%-72%
16 to 19 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 16 Low <47%
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Bay Path College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

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

Applicants 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 72% 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Bay Path College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,123 0 1,123
Accepted 806 0 806
Acceptance Rate 72% ? 72%
Enrolled 129 0 129
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% ? 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
71

Applicants have 71 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Admission Requirements

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

Bay Path College Admission 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 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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Bay Path College?

72% of those who apply are granted admission to Bay Path College. Admission competition is low 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 College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1170. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Bay Path College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.