Bay State College

Bay State College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bay State College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bay State College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Bay State College was awarded 62 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health and medical assisting services.

Overall Quality

Bay State College is ranked #1,060 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Bay State College held the #1,419 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Bay State College also holds the #53 spot on the Best Colleges in Massachusetts ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bay State College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Bay State College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 34%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Learn more about Bay State College admissions.

Bay State College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Bay State College it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bay State College is 14%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  14 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bay State College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Bay State College is 69%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  69 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Bay State College this rate is 29%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Bay State College.

Bay State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 691 undergraduates at Bay State College with 283 being full-time and 408 being part-time.

How Much Does Bay State College Cost?

The overall average net price of Bay State College is $31,777. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bay State College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$29,644 $36,173 $26,203 $27,570 $37,745

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bay State College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Bay State College, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $11,781 a year. That adds up to $47,124 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bay State College is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Bay State College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Bay State College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,100 in their early years. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Bay State College make the most money.

Location of Bay State College

Bay State College is a private for-profit institution located in Boston, Massachusetts. The location of Bay State College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Bay State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 31 St. James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-217-9000

Bay State College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 49 $50,856
Nursing 25 $85,760
Criminal Justice & Corrections 17 $34,526
Arts & Media Management 11 $29,685
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 7 $39,729
Computer Information Systems 2 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 NA
Health Sciences & Services 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bay State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bay State College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 375 students took at least one online class at Bay State College. This is a decrease from the 442 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 375 86
2018-2019 442 118
2017-2018 420 103
2016-2017 388 117
2015-2016 346 127

Learn more about online learning at Bay State College.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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