Overview

Applicants
1,513
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average HS GPA
3.40

GPA Breakdown

27%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
26%
1.00 - 1.99

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
460 - 570
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
427.5 - 520
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
24 - 26

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Early Action — December 15


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Interview

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
494
with Terminal Degree
181

365
Women
129
Men
61
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
55%
Graduate in 5 years
58%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Majors

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
  • Biotechnology.
  • Neuroscience.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Accounting.
  • Business Administration and Management, General.
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
  • Organizational Leadership.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Biology Teacher Education.
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Education, General.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminalistics and Criminal Science.
  • Forensic Science and Technology.

  • LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES.

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
  • Legal Studies, General.
  • Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate).

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Developmental and Child Psychology.
  • Forensic Psychology.
  • Psychology, General.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Interior Design.


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Paige Turco
Actress

Louise Kursmark
Author/Speaker, Best Impressions Career Services, Inc.

Jessie Mackay
Artist

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
55%
Graduate in 5 years
58%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$25,295

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$22,595

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,281

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
90%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$41,594

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$26,512

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,924
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

2.29%
Asian
14.67%
African-American
19.98%
Hispanic
55.15%
Caucasian
4.32%
Unknown

100% female
0% male
40% are out of state
71% are full time
29% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
46%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
65%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Dorms Female
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Surbhi Patel

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Documentation Required for LD

Documentation of disability should consist of an evaluation by an appropriate professional. Included must be a clear statement of the diagnosis, the basis for the diagnosis, and the current impact of the disability as it relates to the accommodation request. Elements of the documentation should be appropriate to the disability. Documentation is required for LD, but the specifics and diagnostic testing are determined on a case by case basis by the qualifying professional administering the testing.

Documentation Required for ADHD

Documentation of disability should consist of an evaluation by an appropriate professional. Included must be a clear statement of the diagnosis, the basis for the diagnosis, and the current impact of the disability as it relates to the accommodation request. Elements of the documentation should be appropriate to the disability. Documentation is required for ADHD, but the specifics and diagnostic testing are determined on a case by case basis by the qualifying professional administering the testing.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
Yes

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
32
Number of Honor Societies
4

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

6% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports ()
0 Sports

Women's Sports (Wildcats)
7 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups: Alliance is a club organized to bring heterosexual, lesbian, and bisexual women together as a group to increase understanding, provide support, and educate the college community about issues relating to sexual orientation. The Alliance is a non-judgmental group that does not discriminate.

Minority Support Groups: Native Cultures Club, Women of Culture Club

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Western New England University
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Western New England University

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell Apple Microsoft Adobe

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Dawn Bryden
Dean of Traditional Undergraduate Enroll

Address
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106

Phone
413-565-1235

Email
admiss@baypath.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Carpe Diem Cafe
Toner/Helliwell Hearth and Lounge
Game Room
Breck Fitness Center
D'Amour Hall for Business, Communications and Tech.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Holyoke Mall at Ingleside
Northampton,MA Arts, Theater & Shopping
Six Flags New England
Basketball Hall of Fame
Forest Park

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
varies

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
visit@baypath.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Junior or Senior status in High School

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The campus is located on Longmeadow Street (US Route 5) in the center of Longmeadow. The train and bus stations are minutes away in Springfield, the campus is just off Interstate 91 by car, and Bradley International Airport, in the Hartford metropolitan area, serves all major airlines and is 15 miles from Bay Path.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the North:I-91 south to exit 1 (Longmeadow). Follow US Route 5 for approximately 2 miles; the College will be on your right. From the South: 91 north to exit 49 (Conn. exit for Longmeadow). Turn right off exit onto US Route 5 north; the College will be on your left. From the East: I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike-West) to exit 6. Follow I-291 west to Exit 1A. Take I-91 south to exit 1 (Longmeadow). Follow US Route 5 for approximately 2 miles; the College will be on your right. From the West: I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike-East) to Exit 4. Take I-91 south to exit (Longmeadow). Follow US Route 5 for approximately 2 miles; the College will be on your right.

Local Accommodations
Sheraton Springfield at Monarch Place One Monarch Place Springfield, MA 01144 (413) 781-1010 or 1-800-426-9004 www.sheraton-springfield.com Hilton Garden Inn 800 West Columbus Avenue Springfield, MA 01105 (413) 886-8000 or 1-800-234-3744 Springfield Marriott 1500 Main Street Springfield, MA 01115 (413) 781-7111 or 1-800-228-9290 www.marriott.com


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