Transfer to Bay Path University

Bay Path University is an all woman's school located on Longmeadow Mass.  Students that have transferred from Holyoke Community College have had great success at Bay Path University.

Program to Program Agreements:


Business Administration (Mass Transfer)

Criminal Justice

Forensic Science (Transfer Option)

General Integrated Studies to Leadership and Organizational Studies


For those students who transfer to Bay Path University without obtaining their Holyoke Community College degree may now particiapte in the First Degree Program. The First Degree Program allows students to transfer credits back from Bay Path University to earn your associate degree while continuing to earn the bachelors degree. 

Simply complete the participation form and you can earn two degrees at once.

Bay Path University Admissions Deadline:  Rolling

Bay Path University visits the HCC campus many times each semester please check the visit schedule for dates and times.


Joint Admissions Intent to Enroll Information and Application

Joint Admissions grants students automatic acceptance and possible scholarship to Bay Path University as long as they graduate from Holyoke Community College and meet the minimum grade point average.

To participate in the Joint Admissions Program with Bay Path University student must sign to participate and graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.00 or higher. To sign up to participate please go the advising center (FR 273).

Joint Admission Scholarship amounts (to qualify for these scholarships you must sign up to participate in Joint Admissions and graduate from Holyoke Community College).

Scholarship                                                                            Amount                                                Eligible Cumulative GPA

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship (PTK) of PTK ,Associate's Degree         $1,500/year for residents                      3.5 & member

Presidential Scholarship                               $14,000/year for residents $11,000/year for commuters               3.75 - 4.0

Academic Excellence Scholarship                 $12,000/year for residents $9,000/year for commuters                 3.5-3.74

Academic Achievement Scholarship             $11,000/year for residents $8,000/year for commuters                 3.0-3.49

Distinguished Scholars Award                      $10,000/year for residents $7,000/year for commuters                2.5 - 2.99

Success Award                                             $8,000/year for residents $5,000/year for commuters                   2.0 - 2.4

*these amounts are per year amounts. All amounts defined above are applied against tuition and do not constitute cash awards. Amounts may change at any points it is suggested to check with Bay Path University to determine correct amounts. These amount will apply to traditional day school not non-tradtional programs like weekends, on-line or evening programs.





Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000