Bay Path University

588 Longmeadow Street
Longmeadow, MA 01106-0000
Tel: (413)565-1000
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 is Springfield Technical Community College (3.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has grown by 28% 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 staff95 staff
Bay Path University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,587 has grown by 21% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,587 students2,713 students
Bay Path University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:126:1
Bay Path University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students-1,076 students
Bay Path University Full-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Part-Time Students-1,637 students
Bay Path University Part-Time Students (2007-2013)
# Undergraduate Students1,291 students1,105 students
# Graduate Students455 students52 students
Bay Path University Graduation BreakDown MA All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Bay Path University Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
Bay Path University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Bay Path University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Bay Path University Black (2007-2016)
% White
Bay Path University White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Bay Path University More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Bay Path University Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Bay Path University Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.540.59
Bay Path University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,900$35,600
Bay Path University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Bay Path University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%86%
Bay Path University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,879$15,250
Bay Path University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$12,250$5,300
Bay Path University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate63%68%
Bay Path University Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
SAT Total Avg.1,475500
SAT Reading495250
Bay Path University SAT Reading (2007-2013)
SAT Math490250
Bay Path University SAT Math (2007-2013)
SAT Writing490-
Bay Path University SAT Writing (2008-2013)
ACT Total Avg.698
ACT Composite218
Bay Path University ACT Composite (2007-2013)
ACT English19-
Bay Path University ACT English (2007-2013)
ACT Math21-
Bay Path University ACT Math (2007-2013)
ACT Writing8-
Bay Path University ACT Writing (2009-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,267 per year for in-state students and $9,951 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 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a 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. of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.