Tuition & Fees

$34,225

$34,225

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
7%
18-23
79%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
7%
18-23
65%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

male

100%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 924
Declined + 546
Total Received 1,470
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Private (nonprofit)

1,947

undergraduate students

1,351

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pre-Occupational Therapy
  2. General Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 3078
ACT 1785

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Location

School Facts

Bay Path University, founded in 1897, is a private undergraduate women's university and offers professional graduate degrees for men and women. Its 48-acre campus is located in the town of Longmeadow, three miles from Springfield.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,298
Established in 1897
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Longmeadow, MA

48-acre, suburban campus in Longmeadow (population: 15,784), three miles from Springfield. Bus and train serve Springfield. School operates transportation to local shopping malls and to cultural activities in Boston, New York City, and Springfield. Branch campuses in Burlington and Sturbridge.

Bay Path University
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
51%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
31%
500-599
43%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
30%
300-399
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
29%
18-23
57%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
7%
18-23
79%
12-17
7%
30-36
7%
24-29
7%
18-23
65%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 924
Declined + 546
Total Received 1,470

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Dawn Bryden
Dean of Traditional Undergraduate Enrollment & Admissions
P: 413 565-1331
admiss@baypath.edu

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,333

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,225
Room & board $12,799
Books & supplies $975
Total $47,999
Average Financial Aid - $27,333
Total with Avg. Aid $20,666

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,851,904
State $350,550
Institutional $10,529,390
Other external $202,210
Total $12,934,054

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $844,094
Other external $5,800
Total $849,894
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 413-565-1256
F: 413 565-1101
sfs@baypath.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stephanie King
Director of Financial Aid
sking@baypath.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Frisbee Golf, Kickball, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
New England Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Wildcat
School colors
maroon and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Taxation
Advanced Paralegal Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Secondary Education
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Child Psychology
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communications
Communications/Information Management
Creative Nonfiction Writing
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Developmental Psychology
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Leadership
Education/Special Education
Elementary Education
Entrepreneurial Thinking/Innovative Practices
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science
Forensic Studies
Forensics
Genetic Counseling
Health Informatics/Technology
Health/Human Studies
Higher Education
Human Services/Rehabilitation
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
Leadership/Negotiation
Leadership/Organizational Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Medical Science
Neurobiology
Neuropsychology
Neuroscience
Nonprofit Management/Philanthropy
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Paralegal
Physician Assistant
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Professional Writing
Psychology
Residential/Commercial Design
Strategic Fundraising/Philanthropy
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pre-Occupational Therapy
  2. General Psychology
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,298

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

1,947
students

Female
100%
1,947

Male
0%
0

41%

1,351
students

Female
87%
1,169

Male
13%
182

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

1,367
students

Female
100%
1,367

Male
0%
0

30%

580
students

Female
100%
580

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

50%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Israel
Saudi Arabia
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jill Bodnar
Director of International Admissions/Student Support
413 486-0075
jbodnar@baypath.edu

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