Bay Path College

Bay Path College

Bay Path College is a women-only, private college located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States. The college primarily admits only women. Men are, however, allowed to take up graduate programs. The college was founded in 1897. It offers more than 30 majors in various fields of arts and science.

The college campus is home to a Literary Club, and a Theatre Workshop. Both of these encourage students to take part in various creative activities.

The students at Bay Path College take part in various intercollegiate athletic events including basketball, soccer, softball, cross country, tennis, volleyball, and field hockey. The college also encourages students to take part in various club sports of their choice.

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Contacting Bay Path

Bay Path College
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow , MA 01106
General Phone: (413) 565-1000

Bay Path Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts110liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management95business, business management, business administration
Therapy and Counseling51psychology
Computer Science and Engineering32information science, computer support
Security and Law Enforcement31forensic science, corrections and criminal justice
Law22legal assistant, legal professions
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19occupational therapy
Education and Teaching12early childhood education
Science9biology, biotechnology
Medical Support and Technology5health service and sciences
Design0interior design

Number of programs and degrees for Bay Path in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree663
Bachelor's degree26410
Associate's degree494
Award of less than 1 academic year72

Bay Path Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bay Path had a total enrollment of 1,603 students (1,369 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 10%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 14%
20-21 14%
22-24 10%
25-29 16%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 17%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Bay Path Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 50 %

Bay Path Room and Board (2007)

Bay Path offers campus housing for 375 of its 1,369 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Longmeadow, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bay Path Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430540
SAT Math420530
SAT Writing420540
ACT Verbal1619
ACT Math1620
ACT Composite1721

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT96%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT11%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Bay Path Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 23,840
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,840
Room and board $ 9,750
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 1,550

Financial Aid:
Bay Path participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 212200)

Bay Path Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*11$66,143
Associate professoracademic year2*3$64,519
Assistant professoracademic year9$64,93313$53,996
Instructoracademic year0*3$44,725
All faculty totalacademic year13$65,52930$58,575

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bay Path Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Information Science/Studies

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Bay Path Apart:

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Female % of student body
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 12%Bay Path % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Bay Path % of degrees in liberal arts
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 14%Bay Path Salaries of full-time faculty
Number of degree programs
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 16%Bay Path % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 16%Bay Path Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 17%Bay Path % of degrees in business and management

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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