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Bay Path College

Longmeadow, MA

Bay Path, founded in 1897, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 44-acre campus is located in the town of Longmeadow, three miles from Springfield.

Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalNo, women only
Undergraduate Students1,893
   Women1,893 (100.0%)
   MenNot reported
Graduate Students1,331


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate60% of 1,542 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered 
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.32
SAT Math420-515 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading425-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing420-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite19-25 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$48,349
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met74%
Average Freshman Award$30,322
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes


Longmeadow Population15,784
Nearest Metropolitan AreaHartford, CT and Boston, MA
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 63% of freshmen, 45% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
13.0% Black/African-American
19.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.3% White
5.5% Unknown
International Students0.6% from 5 countries
First-Year Students Returning72.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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