Scholarships & Financial Aid

Bay Path College students leaving Carr Hall

One of the most affordable, private universities in New England, our number one priority is to make your college education both financially feasible and an investment in your life plan.

Significant Financial Support

More than 95% of accepted full-time qualifying traditional undergraduates receive some type of financial aid assistance. For students entering fall 2013, the average financial aid package for the resident first-year student was $30,652; and $24,585 for a resident transfer student.

If you or your family's financial situation has changed, there is now the Bay Path Opportunity Grant Program to help you stay in College and graduate.

Take your education to the next level. If you qualify, Bay Path provides grants for up to $10,000 (up to $7,500 for transfer students) for select Bay Path master's degree programs allowing you to strengthen your professional and career potential. Ask your admissions counselor for details! 


Typically, financial aid packages consist of scholarships, grants, loans, and /or student employment through campus work study positions. Each financial aid package is put together to reflect your family situation—ensuring you receive the most aid available for your situation. In fact, with our financial aid packages you can expect to pay “out-of-pocket” expenses comparable to your friends at public institutions.

As part of our financial aid package we also offer merit-based aid the rewards you for high academic achievement—you could qualify for merit awards up to $60,000 for over four years.

The most important fact about Student Financial Services at Bay Path University—we are here to help you at any point in the financial aid process!

Apply for Financial Aid After January 1

After submitting your admission application, you must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine your aid eligibility. The University will receive your information directly from FAFSA.

You must submit the FAFSA after January 1; The Bay Path University school code is 002122.


College Goal Sundays

If you need assistance with completing the FAFSA there are several College Goal Sundays held throughout New England each year. For more information visit about ones in your area check out the links below

MA: http://www.fafsaday.org/
ME: http://www.famemaine.com/files/StaticPages/Education/CollegeGoalMaine/index.aspx
CT: http://www.collegegoalsundayct.org/
RI: http://www.collegegoalri.org/Pages/index.aspx