As the mission of the College states, Bay Path “educates students to become confident and resourceful contributors to our increasingly interdependent world.” To achieve that, the College has instituted an ongoing process of assessment of all academic programs and all non-academic departments to continuously monitor student learning and institutional effectiveness, and ensure the continual improvement of academic programs and College services.

Bay Path College is accredited and approved by the following organizations:
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • American Bar Association
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education



  • American Council on Education
  • American Association for Paralegal Education
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts
  • The College Board
  • Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield (CCGS)
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • National Association of College Admissions Counselors
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • New England College Council
  • Women’s College Coalition