Bay Path University

Longmeadow, MA 01106
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Bay Path University is one of the seventy-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Massachusetts. The campus is located in a suburb, in Longmeadow.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,298 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 144 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 101 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 70%). Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students3,298
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 22

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
10/01/1965 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT970 to 1190
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $45

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$510/credit
In State Students$510/credit
Out of State Students$510/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$815/credit
In State Students$815/credit
Out of State Students$815/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $22,950 $22,950 $22,950
ADN 70 $35,700 $35,700 $35,700
BSN 125 $63,750 $63,750 $63,750
FNP 50 $40,750 $40,750 $40,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Bay Path University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $4,585
Other Federal Grant 21% $1,829
State Grant & Scholarships 39% $2,534
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $23,308
Federal Student Loans 92% $6,627
Private Loans 14% $9,080


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$19,449
$30,001 to $48,000$18,894
$48,001 to $75,000$20,105
$75,001 to $110,000$26,899
Over $110,000$32,132

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Bay Path University
588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106

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