Bay Path University
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106
Admission:
(413) 565-1331 or
(800) 782-7284
Fax (413) 565-1105 http://www.baypath.edu

ENROLLMENT
Undergraduates:
Full-time:
1179
Part-time:
279
Graduate School:
901

FRESHMAN ADMISSION
PROFILE
Number who applied:
908
Number accepted:
523
Number enrolled:
136
Average SAT scores:
V 478 M 478
Average GPA:
3.28
Freshman retention rate:
72%

COSTS:
Tuition:
$30,859
Room and Board:
$12,240

FINANCIAL AID:
Freshmen receiving aid:
94%
Average financial aid package:
$30,652

FACULTY:
Full-time:
54
Part-time:
223
Ph.D.:
121
Student-faculty ratio:
11:1


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Bay Path University
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01106

College Description
Founded in 1897, Bay Path University, a four-year women’s college in New England, is a dynamic community of faculty, administrators, and staff dedicated to helping you achieve your potential for personal growth, academic success, and career development. Our small size — where you’re a name and not a number — allows us to provide you with the knowledge and the opportunities to give you a competitive advantage in the workplace or graduate school. The campus is minutes from Springfield, one of the state’s largest metropolitan areas and the business and cultural center of the region. Boston is less that two hours away, Hartford, Connecticut is only 23 miles to the south, and New York City is two-and-a-half hours away.

Academic Life
Learning in the classroom and learning in the real world go had-in-hand at Bay Path University. No matter what your major, you’ll do an internship, co-op or practicum. They’re great experiences that help steer you in the right direction, build your knowledge and skills, and could lead to real job opportunities.

Bachelor’s Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biology/Secondary Education
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Child Psychology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Science
  • Forensic Studies
  • Health and Human Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Marketing
  • Medical Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Operations Management
  • Certificate of Advanced Paralegal Studies
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Residential and Commercial Interior Design
  • Small Business Development

Campus Life
Bay Path's more than 30 career-oriented clubs, community service organizations, and diversity and international groups are popular activities on campus. Students participate in major theater, dance, and musical productions throughout the year, and our choral groups are consistent performers in the Advent Sing in Europe. Students also have the opportunity to attend

Bay Path's annual Women’s Leadership Conference, which welcomes such speakers as Soledad O’Brien, Jane Fonda, and first woman U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, among others.

Bay Path also offers cultural enrichment trips several times during the year, including trips to New York City, Boston and Canada. Bay Path arranges the Capitals of the World trip during spring break, which takes students, alumni, faculty and friends to major cities around the world, including Athens, London, Rome, and Paris! Prior to departure, participants have the option of taking the Nations and Cultures course to study history, art, literature, politics, and economics of the site highlighted.

Facilities and Resources
At Bay Path University, it's easy to take advantage of computer resources and Internet access. Bay Path's fiber optic network provides Internet access for every student in each residence hall room to be linked to the campus and the world.

The D’Amour Hall for Business, Communications and Technology houses computer laboratory classrooms as well the Davis Technology Center and the MassMutual Multimedia Lab. Carr Hall houses state-of-the-art biology, chemistry, and forensic science laboratories, research space, informal gathering and meeting spaces, public computers and Mills Theatre, which seats approximately 300 guests. Hatch Library houses an up-to-date collection of over 68,875 items including books, periodicals, videos, DVDs, CDs, as well as electronic books and databases delivered by high-speed Internet access. The Hatch Virtual Library enables students to connect at any time to over 59 online databases. With more than 5,000 full-text sources accessible from a networked workstation on campus or from any remote computer with Internet access.

Other facilities include the Blake Student Commons with its spacious dining room, Fleming Book and Gift Center, Carpe Diem Cafe, game room, and student lounges. In addition, Blake Student Commons is wired for computer and network access. Breck Fitness Center is home to a fitness room equipped with Nautilus and weight equipment, a large exercise/aerobics room, dance studio, and a 30-person conference room. The Bashevkin Academic Development Center located in Catok Center is an academic support service center offering tutoring, time-management and other workshops and services both online and on campus. The occupational therapy laboratory provides a setting to give you hands-on experience. Our Sullivan Career and Life Planning Center works for you throughout your student tenure. Counseling and placement staff members, as well as professors and faculty advisors, help you identify and focus upon the appropriate career track, learn job search strategies, and develop resumes that work for you.

Sports / Varsity Athletics
The Bay Path University Wildcats play competitively in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), which provides for athletic competition among institutions that share similar academic aspirations and are committed to the importance of the total educational experience for students engaged in sports. Bay Path athletes are often credited for high academic standings, and many Wildcats and their coaches are recognized annually by the NECC.

NCAA Sports at Bay Path

• Basketball
• Cross country
• Field hockey
• Lacrosse
• Soccer
• Softball
• Tennis
• Volleyball

Financial Aid / Scholarships
Bay Path ensures a private, higher education remains accessible and affordable to young women regardless of their level of financial need. In response to today’s economic challenges, Bay Path developed the Bay Path University Education Stimulus Plan. The three-part plan helps students and their families receive the best value in a college education by removing financial barriers, offering resources to guarantee academic success, and providing opportunities and funding to earn a graduate degree.

Bay Path offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and awards specifically for and proactively awarded to potential students early in the admissions process. Bay Path provides a comprehensive program of need-based and merit-based financial aid in the form of federal-, state-, and college-based assistance. In fact 100% of students who apply will receive some form of financial aid. Students can qualify for merit scholarships worth up to $15,000.

Bay Path will offer you the same financial aid package annually, assuming your financial status remains relatively consistent. However, if your financial situation changes, Bay Path will provide assistance through the Opportunity Grant Program. Qualified Bay Path undergraduates, who successfully attain their bachelor’s degrees, will be awarded a $10,000 grant to be used toward select master’s degrees at  Bay Path.

Admission Requirements / Application
Bay Path University seeks motivated, well-rounded students from diverse backgrounds who are seeking a challenging and engaging college experience. Transfer and international students are encouraged to attend. Bay Path accepts fall and spring term applications on a rolling basis; those planning to apply for financial aid and scholarship consideration are encouraged to apply early to ensure priority review.


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