Bay State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Bay State College is a very small four-year, private for-profit school with 1,070 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1946 and is one of the 32 schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
14
Fair
Associate's degree and bachelor's degree are offered at Bay State College.

Bay State College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Medical Assistant, Fashion, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Bay State College is relatively low at 62% (way below Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bay State College is low: 38%. Approximately 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bay State College is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,600
High
Average tuition pricing is high, $21,100 a year. The additional fees at Bay State College beyond tuition are around $500, which comes to a total of $21,600 annually.

Read the details about Bay State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
According to recent data, 874 applications were submitted and 664 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Bay State College might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Bay State College is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Bay State College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (617) 217-9000 or check Bay State College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Bay State College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bay State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Bay State College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Bay State College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bay State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bay State College, 122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
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