Bay Path Quick Facts
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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 online, the first all-women, all-online accredited bachelor’s degree program 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, a 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 2019)
3324 Total | 1817 Undergraduate Students | 1507 Graduate Students
Approximately 380 faculty members and appointments.
Approximately 16,000 alumni around the world.
Carpe Diem, Latin for "Seize the Day"
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.
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