Bay State College

Overview of Bay State College

The campus of Bay State is in Boston, MA, which is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Bay State include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in business and management, media.

Bay State Selectivity

Admission at Bay State is selective, not open to all who apply.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 354 students enrolled (643 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

A lot of students at Bay State attend part-time. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Bay State offers students meal plans.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Bay State College is a private college whose mission is to provide students with a quality education that prepares them for professional careers and increasing levels of higher education. Bay State College accomplishes this mission by providing a learning environment where teaching excellence and student services are blended to support the uniqueness of individual students, preparing them to achieve their full potential as ethically and socially aware citizens."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Bay State

Bay State College
122 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston , MA 02116
General Phone: (617) 217-9000

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Bay State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management138business management, accounting, fashion merchandising, merchandising sales and marketing
Media88animation and special effects
Security and Law Enforcement44criminal justice and safety
Medical Support and Technology18medical assistant
Family and Social Work18child care management
Therapy and Counseling13physical therapist assistant
Hospitality3travel services
Medical Administration0medical office management
Education and Teaching0education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree25212
Bachelor's degree502
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years201

Bay State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bay State had a total enrollment of 354 students (643 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 34%
Women 66%
Full-Time 71%
Part-Time 29%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Asian 8%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 47%
20-21 24%
22-24 10%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 3%
50-64 1%

Bay State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 7 %
Part-Time 8 %

Bay State Room and Board (2007)

Bay State offers campus housing for 175 of its 643 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Bay State Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Bay State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,350
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,350
Room and board $ 11,130
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 550

Financial Aid:
Bay State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 396500)

Bay State Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track213

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year2*10$54,615
Assistant professoracademic year0*3$42,467
All faculty totalacademic year2*13$51,812

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

Bay State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Bay State Highlights

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What Sets Bay State Apart:

% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Bay State % of degrees in media
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Bay State % of degrees in business and management
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Bay State Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Bay State % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Bay State Salaries of full-time faculty

checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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