Bay Path University (164632)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,781
2022 Average Net Price
$18,502
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.34%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
75.6%
788 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,465
51.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
47.1%
72 Graduates

About

Bay Path University (164632) is a higher education institution located in Hampden County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Bay Path University (164632) were Occupational Therapy (146 degrees awarded), Applied Behavior Analysis (48 degrees), and Counseling Psychology (47 degrees).

In 2022, 940 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bay Path University (164632). 91.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 8.19% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (599 degrees), 4.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (125 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bay Path University (164632) is $35,781, which is $11,785 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Bay Path University (164632) is $35,781, which is $11,785 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,502.

In 2022, 85% of undergraduate students attending Bay Path University (164632) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$35,781
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Bay Path University (164632) was $35,781. The cost of tuition at Bay Path University (164632) is $11,785 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$18,502
2022 Value
0.868%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Bay Path University (164632) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,502. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Bay Path University (164632) grew by 0.868%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,150
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bay Path University (164632) was of $8,150 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Bay Path University (164632) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.59% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.34%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Bay Path University (164632) was 1.34%, which represents 18 out of the 1343 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Bay Path University (164632) received 788 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 1.13% annual growth. Out of those 788 applicants, 596 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,465 students enrolled at Bay Path University (164632) in 2022. 9% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bay Path University (164632) has an overall enrollment yield of 23.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
596
Accepted Out of 788

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bay Path University (164632) was 75.6% (596 admissions from 788 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 1.13%, while admissions declined by −0.832%..

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SAT Scores

9%
Submission Percentage (2022)
10
Scores Submitted (2022)

9% of enrolled first-time students at Bay Path University (164632) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bay Path University (164632) had a total enrollment of 2,465 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Bay Path University (164632) is 1,265 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,200. This means that 51.3% of students enrolled at Bay Path University (164632) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bay Path University (164632), both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.5% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.9% Black or African American, 2.39% Asian, 0.974% Two or More Races, 0.0811% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0406% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bay Path University (164632) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (24.2%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (9.33%) and Black or African American Female (6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bay Path University (164632) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,465 students. The full-time enrollment at Bay Path University (164632) is 1,265 and the part-time enrollment is 1,200. This means that 51.3% of students enrolled at Bay Path University (164632) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bay Path University (164632) was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Bay Path University (164632) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,246 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    421 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    244 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Bay Path University (164632) is 50.5% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino, 9.9% Black or African American, 2.39% Asian, 0.974% Two or More Races, 0.0811% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0406% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 461 students (18.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 786 more women than men received degrees from Bay Path University (164632). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bay Path University (164632) is white (599 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (125 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Bay Path University (164632) is Occupational Therapy (146 degrees awarded), followed by Applied Behavior Analysis (48 degrees) and Counseling Psychology (47 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Bay Path University (164632), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (8 degrees awarded), Psychology (207 degrees), and Education (136 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bay Path University (164632) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,746,161 people), Registered nurses (1,495,719 people), Secondary school teachers (526,654 people), Education administrators (337,559 people), and Other managers (273,833 people).

The most specialized majors at Bay Path University (164632) in 2022 are Science Technologies (8 degrees awarded), Psychology (207 degrees), Education (136 degrees), Health (282 degrees), and English (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bay Path University (164632) are Surgeons, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Bay Path University (164632) are Science Technologies (8 degrees awarded), Psychology (207 degrees), Education (136 degrees), Health (282 degrees), and English (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bay Path University (164632) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,332,490 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,774,391 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (594,766 people), Outpatient care centers (435,114 people), and Offices of physicians (276,198 people).

The most specialized majors at Bay Path University (164632) are Science Technologies (8 degrees awarded), Psychology (207 degrees), Education (136 degrees), Health (282 degrees), and English (12 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bay Path University (164632).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 146 degrees awarded
  2. 48 degrees awarded
  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Bay Path University (164632) was Occupational Therapy with 146 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

77
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
863
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 77 degrees were awarded to men at Bay Path University (164632), which is 0.0892 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (863).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 17 degrees were awarded to men at Bay Path University (164632) in Occupational Therapy, which is 0.122 times less than the 139 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 139 degrees were awarded to men at Bay Path University (164632) in Occupational Therapy, which is 8.18 times more than the 17 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 55% of students graduating from Bay Path University (164632) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Bay Path University (164632) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.56% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    599 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    125 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bay Path University (164632) is white (599 degrees awarded). There were 4.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (125 degrees).

8.51% of degree recipients (80 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    550 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    118 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bay Path University (164632) is white female (550 degrees awarded). There were 4.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (118 degrees).

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Operations

Bay Path University (164632) has an endowment valued at nearly $64.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−18.8%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Bay Path University (164632) had a total salary expenditure of 49.7M. Bay Path University (164632) employs 34 Assistant professors, 24 Associate professors and 15 Professors. Most academics at Bay Path University (164632) are Female Assistant professor (30), Female Associate professor (21), and Female Professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bay Path University (164632) are: Management, with 71 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 51 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

Endowment

$64.6M
2022 Endowment
12.1%
decline from 2021

Bay Path University (164632) has an endowment valued at about $64.6M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Bay Path University (164632) declined 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.1M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$25.5M
2022 Salaries
8.98%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Bay Path University (164632) paid a median of $25.5M in salaries, which represents 51.3% of their overall expenditure ($49.7M) and a 8.98% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.56M
Instructional Salaries
77
Number of Employees

In 2022, Bay Path University (164632) paid a total of $7.56M to 77 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
34 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bay Path University (164632) were Assistant professor with 34 employees, Associate professor with 24 employees, and Professor with 15 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bay Path University (164632) were Management with 71 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 51 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bay Path University (164632) was Female Assistant professor with 30 employees, Female Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Professor with 11 employees.

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