Bay State College

122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
MA, 02116
Tel: (617)217-9000
1,223 students
Private for-profit

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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.
School Highlights:
Bay State College serves 1,223 students (68% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Bay State College is one of 8 community colleges within Suffolk County, MA.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Boston (0.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Bay State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 1,223 teachers has grown by 65% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,223 students
1,287 students
Bay State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
827 students
832 students
Bay State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 396 students
1,021 students
Bay State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Bay State College sch enrollment Bay State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Bay State College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
Bay State College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
23%
12%
Bay State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
57%
66%
Bay State College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Bay State College More (2007-2011)
Bay State College sch ethnicity Bay State College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.45
Bay State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,882 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,882 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,882 $5,845
Bay State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,882 $10,047
Bay State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

At Bay State College, we focus on helping students gain the knowledge and experience employers demand. First and foremost, our programs of study are designed to help you succeed in the working world. Students may choose from 3 Bachelor Degree Programs or 13 Associate Degree Programs offered at Bay State College. our Degree Programs, includes programs in Entertainment Management, Fashion, and Medical Assisting. The mission of the Baccalaureate degree program in Entertainment Management at Bay State College is to provide students with a rich and diverse educational experience that is balanced between studies in contemporary entertainment management and a traditional general education curriculum, thus enabling graduates to be well-educated to the rules and tenets of Entertainment Management, while possessing the ability to clearly express themselves in writing and speech. At Bay State College you will gain the education and skills you need to succeed in the working world. Along the way, you will explore new interests, expand your cultural horizons, and experience life in a vibrant, world-class city. Bay State College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science and Bachelor in Science (Fashion Merchandising, Entertainment Management and Management).

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