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Points of Pride

Bay Path University continues to be recognized by organizations, publications, and the media for our accomplishments in and out of the classroom. Our Bay Path community dares to be bold and innovative, continually striving for new levels of excellence. In all we do, we work collaboratively and creatively to fulfill our promise that at Bay Path, every learner’s dreams of a better career, a richer life, and a brighter future will be realized. These are the TOP points of pride that set Bay Path apart, and confirm our dedication to our scholars to provide life changing experiences that make a difference.

  • Founded in 1897, Bay Path celebrated 125 years of mission-driven, career-focused education that has supported the workforce needs of our region and, now, our country. During this milestone year, the University held the inauguration of Sandra J. Doran, J.D., the sixth president of Bay Path.
  • Out of 1,400 schools throughout the country, recognized Bay Path as the safest college in Massachusetts, and the second safest school in America.
  • US News & World Report 2022 ranked Bay Path University as #4 in social mobility in the Regional North Universities category, moving up 22 spots from the previous year.
  • Online U, a national organization known for its in-depth reviews of online programs, ranked our RN to BSN program as the #6 online program in the nation based on a 10-year ROI that takes into account alumni salaries and debt.
  • Fortune Magazine ranked our MS in Cybersecurity as 11th in the country for online graduate degrees in this growing career area.
  • STEPS, Student Training & Education in Public Service, ranked our online degree in forensic psychology as fourth in the country.
  • Best Colleges and both ranked our Master of Science (MS) in Higher Education Administration as #10 in the country.
  • Our online undergraduate cybersecurity programs earned the coveted National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (through the academic year 2027) from the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States.
  • The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies was awarded a five-year, $1,500,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Primary Care Training & Enhancement (PCTE) Program focusing on treating and assisting patients struggling with opioid and substance use and/or mental health issues.
  • The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling was the recipient of a grant from the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program totaling $1,432,781 over four years to meet the region’s needs, specifically in the field of mental health counseling.
  • Bay Path University received $200,000 in funding from the state of Massachusetts for the proposal Closing Regional Workforce Gaps in Education and Healthcare Through Experimental Learning to support increasing the talent pipeline for teachers and healthcare workers.
  • The Women’s Leadership Conference celebrated its 25th anniversary with over 1,300 women and men in attendance for this signature event. With a theme of REimagine, it captured the spirit of a new era for Bay Path!

(July 2021 – September 2022)