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#21 Best Private Colleges in Massachusetts

Bay Path College Admission Requirements

Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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Chances of getting into Bay Path College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
78%
Admission Difficulty for Bay Path College
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Bay Path College and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Bay Path College is 78%.  It ranks #44 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Bay Path College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 899 out of 1,148 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent (SAT 940/1170 ACT 23/31). Bay Path College 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. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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

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 
940-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Bay Path College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Bay Path College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1060

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 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. Bay Path College ranks #35 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >87%
1055 to 1170 Avg + 78%-87%
940 to 1055 Avg - 65%-78%
825 to 940 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 825 Low <50%
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Bay Path College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
23-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Bay Path College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Bay Path College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 27

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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Massachusetts and #180 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bay Path College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Bay Path College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
31 and Above Good >87%
27 to 31 Avg + 78%-87%
23 to 27 Avg - 65%-78%
19 to 23 Reach 50%-65%
Less than 19 Low <50%
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Bay Path College GPA

Estimated 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 College?

Applicants require above 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 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #30 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 College accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

76% 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 19%
Top 25% of class 47%
Top 50% of class 76%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Bay Path College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,148 0 1,148
Accepted 899 0 899
Acceptance Rate 78% ? 78%
Enrolled 146 0 146
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% ? 16%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2022.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Bay Path College 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 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?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to Bay Path College. Admission competition is and the college has challenging 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 940 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 23 and 31. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.