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Bay Path University
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  • 4 Year
  • LONGMEADOW, MA

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Bay Path University is an above-average private university located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts in the Springfield, MA Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,165 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Bay Path University acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Biology. Graduating 54% of students, Bay Path University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,200.

About

588 LONGMEADOW STREET
LONGMEADOW, MA 01106
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Collegiate Conference

Bay Path University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

BPU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
960-1170
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$22,740 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,904 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
98%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 46 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
21
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
18
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    35%
  • Online
    48%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,165 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
652
Undergrads Over 25
45%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Great group of highly motivated women
    54%
  • Most people are friendly
    21%
  • Most girls are very dedicated
    11%
  • Bay Path college is an all woman's college that fo
    7%
  • Immature
    4%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
67%
Poll
95%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 38 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Empowering
    48%
  • Bold
    15%
  • Too many to choose from! Overall, amazing school
    15%
  • Average
    6%
  • Overrated
    6%
  • It's a hard school and very demanding.
    3%
  • Strict
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 27 responses

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