Bay Path University is a private university located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts in the United States of America. The university was established in 1897 as the Bay Path Institute. The university offers both all-women bachelor's degree programs and co-educational master's degree programs. Bay Path University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
Bay Path University offers various graduate and undergraduate programs through its five campuses. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1, the University aims to provide personalized teaching experience to each of its students.
The fall 2018 enrollment at Bay path University was 3,445 students, of which total graduate students at the university were 1521 and total undergraduate students at the university were 1924.
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|Year of establishment||1897|
|Type of institution||Private|
|The student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Total Enrollment (Fall 2018)||3,445|
|Total undergraduate students||1924|
|Total Graduate Students||1521|
|Programs offered||Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, & Master's degree.|
|Financial aid||Scholarship, grants, and loans|
The Residential College of Bay Path University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs. Some of the famous undergraduate programs are Accounting, Biochemistry, Biology, computer science, criminal justice, and marketing. Bay path University also offers accelerated degree options such as 3 years, 3+1 year and 4+1 year bachelor degree.
Bay Path University offers 30 plus graduate degrees which are innovative and career-oriented. Famous courses are accounting, communication and developmental psychology.
The university has 5 campuses namely:
The primary campus of Bay Path University is located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The vast campus of Bay path University is adjacent to the Longmeadow Historic District. The Longmeadow campus consists of buildings of academic affairs, president office, classrooms, Residence halls, fitness center, study lounge, admission office, and parking.
Sturbridge campus located in Massachusetts offers graduate degrees and certificates in Education and Psychology. The campus consists of library services, administrative and academic deans, student financial services, and the Registrar’s Office.
Housing at Bay Path University is only available for women. The Bay path University has different halls for graduate and undergraduate students. Students applying for housing accommodation must submit a completed intake form and recent medical documentation.
Bay Path University does not have any partnerships with or endorse any apartment complexes but they have a reference guide to assist students with their off-campus housing search. There are several towns around the area that provide affordable housing.
International students who want to seek admission to the Bay Path University can go through the below-mentioned details before applying to the university.
Application Fee: The university charges zero application fee for online application.
Application Deadline: Bay path University offers rolling admissions
Admission Requirements: The admission requirement for undergraduate and graduate programs are mentioned below:
Undergraduate Admission Requirements:
Graduate Admission Requirements:
The undergraduate tuition and, Room and Board fee is mentioned below in the table. International students should include other expenses like health insurance, book fee and, transportation fee while estimating the budget to study in the USA.
|Room & Board ( with 14 meals per week plan)||12,799 USD|
The graduate tuition fee for the 2020-2021 academic year varies from program to program. The graduate tuition fee for few of the graduate programs at the university has been mentioned below:
|Graduate Program||Tuition Fee|
|Accounting (MS)||855 USD/Credit|
|Applied Data Science (MS)||855 USD/Credit|
|Healthcare Management (MS)||715 USD/Credit|
|Public Health (MS)||770 USD/Credit|
|Nursing Masters (MSN)||950 USD/Credit|
Students of Bay path University received Scholarships to study in the USA based on grades and are renewable upon satisfactory academic progress. The below-mentioned merit scholarships are for First-years enrolled at the university.
|Dean's Scholarship||3.0-3.59 High School Scholarship||20,000 USD|
|1897 Founders Scholarship||4.0 of Higher High School GPA||19,000 USD|
|Provost's Scholarship||3.6-3.99 High School GPA||18,000 USD|
|Seize the Day Award||2.5-2.99 High School GPA||17,000 USD|
|Pathways Award||Below 2.5 High School GPA||12,000 USD|
The university also offers graduate students scholarships depending on the program they are enrolled for and other eligibility requirements.
Some of the notable alumni of the university are Jean Paige Turco ( American Actress), Edward Patrick “Ed” Boland (Famous Politician) and Michelle Soto (Community organizer in New York City). The alumni association council of the university tries to strengthen the alumni community by conducting and hosting events, programs, and alumni engaging opportunities.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$34,225 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Bay Path University Enrollment||4109|
|Average Graduation Rate||62.1%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$34,225 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$15,600 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,100 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$12,799 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,900 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$3,500 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,400 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$2,800 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$2,800 / Year|
|New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Programs||American Occupational Therapy Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary