Overview

Applicants
1,542
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average HS GPA
3.32

GPA Breakdown

24%
Over 3.75
14%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
425 - 550
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 515
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 540
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Other Admission Factors

Academic

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

Interview

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
480
with Terminal Degree
175

340
Women
140
Men
46
Minority

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
53%
Graduate in 5 years
59%
Graduate in 6 years
60%

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 Clinical Sciences

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

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Studies, General

  • 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

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminalistics and Criminal Science
  • Forensic Science and Technology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Interior Design


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
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
53%
Graduate in 5 years
59%
Graduate in 6 years
60%

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
Dec 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$25,036

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$21,203

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,886

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

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$32,739
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,100

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,800
Transportation for Commuters
$1,300

On-Campus Room and Board
$12,610
Comprehensive Fee

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 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)
Federal Perkins Loans

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

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,893
Foreign Countries Represented
5

Demographics

1.91%
Asian
12.94%
African-American
19.09%
Hispanic
56.95%
Caucasian
5.46%
Unknown

100% female
0% male
42% are out of state
75% are full time
25% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
45%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
77%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Dorms Female
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


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)
8 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
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


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
11

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell Apple Microsoft Adobe

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

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