Bay Path College

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Bay Path College can be found in Longmeadow, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at Bay Path College.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores within the range of 960 (25th percentile) - 1170 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into this school. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Bay Path College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. This school has an acceptance rate of around 72 percent with 16 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Bay Path College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Bay Path College was reported as 71.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,120 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Bay Path College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Bay Path College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bay Path College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.9%
  • 2017-2018: 62.9%
  • 2018-2019: 60.4%
  • 2019-2020: 71.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 60.8%

How Does Bay Path College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Bay Path College is twenty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Springfield College68.1%
American International College64.6%
Western New England University85.2%
College of Our Lady of the Elms75.1%
Mount Holyoke College38.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bay Path College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 610
Math460 - 560
Total Score960 - 1170
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 23
Math16 - 22
Composite Score19 - 25
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