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Bay Path Quick Facts

Breck Fitness Center located on our Longmeadow, MA campus.

Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named among Fastest Growing Colleges in Master's Institution category by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women’s College Coalition. With locations in Longmeadow (main), East Longmeadow (Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center), Sturbridge (MA), and Concord (MA), Bay Path’s innovative program offerings include traditional undergraduate degrees for women, The American Women's College on-ground and online, the first all-women, all-online accredited bachelor’s degree programs in the country; over 30+ graduate programs for women and men; and Strategic Alliances, offering professional development courses for individuals and organizations. 

Bay Path was established in 1897.

The name is based on the Bay Road, footpath used by Native Americans that was later formalized as a much-traveled commercial route between early Connecticut settlements and towns of the Massachusetts Bay Colony including Boston. Read more about Bay Path's history.

Enrollment (Fall 2018)

3445 Total | 1924 Undergraduate Students | 1521 Graduate Students


Approximately 380 faculty members and appointments.


Approximately 16,000 alumni around the world.


Six teams compete at the NCAA Division III level, in the New England Collegiate Conference.

University Mascot



Carpe Diem, Latin for "Seize the Day"

Financial Statements

The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services is responsible for the overall financial management of Bay Path University. For questions related to financial reporting at Bay Path University, please reach out to 413.565.1251. 

Bay Path University Financial Statements for June 30, 2019 & 2018 - PDF

 Real Estate Holdings

62 acres