Bay Path University

School Highlights
  • Bay Path University serves 2,587 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Bay Path University is one of 3 community colleges within Hampden County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to Bay Path University is Springfield Technical Community College (3.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Bay Path University places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bay Path University(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty126 staff96 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Bay Path University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Bay Path University diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,587 students3,428 students
Student:Teacher Ratio21:126:1
# Undergraduate Students1,291 students1,105 students
# Graduate Students455 students52 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
391391
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
10%
12%
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% Black
11%
12%
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% White
66%
61%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
8%
7%
Diversity Score0.540.59
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,900$35,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $30,859 is more than the state average of $26,142. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$30,859$26,142
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$22,878$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$12,250$5,000
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Acceptance Rate63%68%
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SAT Reading495435
SAT Math (Year 2013)490440
SAT Writing (Year 2013)490475
ACT Composite2121
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ACT English1919
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ACT Math2121
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ACT Writing88
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,424 per year for in-state students and $9,401 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $26,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.