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Bay Path University

Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States
Bay Path University is a private university located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. Bay Path offers both all-women Bachelor's degree programs (both on-campus and online), and co-educational master's degree programs (both on-campus and online).

Distance Learning Courses

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
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Bay Path was established in 1897. The name is based on a foot path 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.


Bay Path University provides majors in neurobiology, cybersecurity, and business analytics, as well as minors and concentrations that deepen your knowledge in a specific area. But we also educate the whole person, giving you the courage and confidence to be your best self, to help you get where you have to go, and to take on more in your life. 


Bay Path University is the environment where research is not only taught at a theoretical level, but practical as well. Numerous modern topics such as globalization or mentoring are being extensively analysed in the most professional manner.


The University's high level of education is in itself a great foundation for any career, but what is unique about Bay Path is that the institution itself employs former students in key positions of the staff, provided the proove their worthiness to work in such a challenging environment.


Student services

Bay Path University offers its students multiple offices, particularly designed to ease their adaptation process: Learning Support Office, Student Disability Services or Tutoring just to name a few. 

Library services

Hatch Library offers all the academic resources a student could need, from books and ebooks to CDs to online databases.

Medical services

The Health and Wellness Department of Bay Path seeks to enhance the college’s central mission of creating confident and resourceful participants to our increasingly interdependent world by endorsing a collaborative approach to promote wellness through facilitating programming, advocating for individuals, educating and supporting those in their pursuit of wellness. 

Student Life

Campus life

Our main campus located in Longmeadow, MA is home to our Residential College, for high school, transfer and International young women; One Day A Week Saturday Program, for adult women with classes on Saturday; and Graduate College for men and women.

Sports facilities

The Bay Path University Wildcats compete in the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) across seven sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball and Volleyball.  

Student clubs

Participation in student-run clubs and organizations is a way to balance and round out your college experience. By being active in extracurricular activities it makes your college years more rewarding and adds a layer of connectivity that lasts beyond graduation.

  • ALANA Leaders
  • Anime Club
  • Bay Path Dance Company
  • Cheer Team
  • Chorale Singers
  • Cybersecurity Club


Bay Path University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education since 1965 and was last reviewed in April 2006. Its accreditation by the New England Association encompasses the entire institution. For the past year and a half, Bay Path University has been engaged in a process of self-study, addressing the Commission’s Standards for Accreditation. An evaluation team will visit the institution to gather evidence that the self-study is thorough and accurate. The team will recommend to the Commission a continuing status for the institution. Following a review process, the Commission itself will take the final action. 

Longmeadow, Massachusetts, United States

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