Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bay Path's minimum TOEFL requirement?
The minimum TOEFL score for acceptance is 71 on the internet based test. For information on the TOEFL test, please visit http://www.ets.org/toefl/
What is Bay Path's minimum IELTS requirement?
The minimum IELTS score for acceptance is 5.5 band width score. For information on the IELTS test, please visit www.ielts.org
When should I apply for admission as an international student?
International students can apply at any time, but the recommended deadline is March 15th if you wish to be considered for a scholarship.
Is there a special application I should use?
No, you may obtain an application from our international admissions counselor, or you can submit the College's online application.
When should I submit my statement of finances?
The statement of finance should be submitted with the application. It should be notarized from the bank of the applicant.
Do I need to have my high school transcripts translated?
Yes, an English version of your official and notarized high school or college transcript must be supplied to Bay Path College.
Are international students eligible for financial aid?
Yes, international students can be considered for merit-based scholarships ranging from US$5,000 to US$14,000 per year.
What is the current cost of attending Bay Path?
For the 2012-2013 academic year, the cost of tuition is US$28,532, room and board is US$11,440, and other expenses (books, health insurance, and travel) are approximately US$2,500.
What airport should I use when traveling to Bay Path?
The preferred choice is Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT. Students who arrive at Bradley International Airport will be met by a Bay Path staff member and transported to campus upon arrival. Alternate choice is Logan Airport in Boston, MA, but transportation provided by Bay Path may not be available. Please contact our international admissions counselor when making your travel plans.
Is there an international student advisor?
Yes, there is an international student advisor on campus that will help students adjust to living and studying in the United States.
Is there an international student orientation?
Bay Path holds a special international student orientation before the opening of school (approximately four to five days). This provides you with an opportunity to make friends, familiarize yourself with the campus, and register for classes.
Is there a health insurance plan for international students?
All international students must obtain insurance coverage in the United States, or provide proof of insurance that is accepted in the United States. A health insurance plan is available through the college for a fee.
Is it possible for international students to work while attending Bay Path?
International students can apply for on-campus positions only, and for a limited amount of hours.
When will Bay Path College issue an I-20?
Once an international student has completed all the admission requirements and has been accepted, and has also submitted the appropriate financial documentation (provided by the international counselor) that has been approved, the College will issue an I-20.