Bay Path University in Longmeadow

Longmeadow, MA

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Overview

Bay Path University offers 129-degree programs and 58 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. 2 high safety сampuses. Acceptance Rate is 63%. 6.9% are women, and 93.1% are men. 2% percents of international students. Bay Path University is a member of 4 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Bay Path University is 18951$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $34159 and $45699 per year. 59% of full-time Bay Path University students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $41,100, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Bay Path University is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$18,951
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Bay Path University students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$16,248
$30,001 - $48,000$18,053
$48,001 - $75,000$19,495
$75,001 - $110,000$19,618
$110,001+$23,930

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: 12424

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Percent of students with financial aid

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8%

Types of financial aids

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1207 of Bay Path University undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 76 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Bay Path University number 66 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Massachusetts.

Students at Bay Path University awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$41,100

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Bay Path University.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

ROTC - Air Force

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements offering students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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59%
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Bay Path University graduation rate is above the national average.

59% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Bay Path University completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

6 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Secondary school record
  • Recommendations
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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63%

In comparison to National Average

Bay Path University acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 63%, so acceptance rate value is at the level of state average for 0% only.

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63%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 66%, so Bay Path University acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 3% only.

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63%

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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23%

Total

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23%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

80%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The Bay Path University full-time retention rate is 80% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Bay Path University is 12:1, that means that for every 12 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

12:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

56
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2%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Bay Path University the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Bay Path University and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Massachusetts.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 588 Longmeadow St address in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Bay Path University with 0.19% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary and forcible sex offense.

The percentage of crimes on Burlington Campus

The campus located by 123 Cambridge Street address in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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Burlington Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Bay Path University with 0.04% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Burlington Campus is forcible sex offense.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Bay Path University offers 129 programs in total: 64 are for Bachelor's degree, 43 - for Master's degree, 9 - for Associate's degree, 6 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, 4 - for Post-master's certificate, and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 192 universities in Massachusetts state. Bay Path University is one of the few institutions in Massachusetts that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 58 distance education programs that are offered in the Bay Path University: 28 are for Bachelor's degree, 21 - for Master's degree, 6 - for Associate's degree and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Massachusetts state average data to help you compare.

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Bay Path University provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1445 students with 43339 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 1118 with 26835 credit hours.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Bay Path University

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Overall Rating:

If you have a motivation to do something unique in your life. Please stay away from this school. they are professional to destroy all your dream. I would not have chosen this school.

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Overall Rating:

Great school. Knowledgeable professors who truly care about your success. Bay Path University was a wonderful experience for me!

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Beautiful campus with nice and friendly staff!

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Great classroom size, very helpful professors, and lots of access in the library.

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It's the best university ever

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Location & Website

Address: 588 Longmeadow Street

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +4135651000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: baypath.edu

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