About Bay State

For over 70 years, Bay State College has built a reputation for offering a unique, high-quality curriculum for the serious student. Thanks to our small classes, individualized attention, and a faculty of industry professionals who bring their experience into the classroom, our students are successfully able to pursue career-focused studies in today’s fastest-growing industries.

In our commitment to their academic and professional advancement, our students are given the opportunity to intern at some of the best companies in the nation, while networking with employers and alumni who can open doors to some of the Northeast’s best career opportunities.

At the same time, our students work and live at our campus in historic Back Bay, one of Boston’s most desirable neighborhoods in the city, near the center of Boston’s lively downtown and all it offers.

Bay State College Fast Facts


  • Boston, MA (home to more than 250,000 college students)
  • 1 block from fashionable Newbury Street
  • 1.4 miles from Fenway Park


20+ programs, Associate and Bachelor Degrees

Student-to-teacher ratio is 15:1

Average class size: 18 students

  • Approximately 800 students
  • On-campus housing available

Bay State College is a private college whose mission is to provide students with a quality education that prepares them for professional careers and increasing levels of higher education. Bay State College accomplishes this mission by providing a learning environment where teaching excellence and student services are blended to support the uniqueness of individual students, preparing them to achieve their full potential as ethically and socially aware citizens.

Strategic Plan

Through nearly a fifteen month process involving the entire Bay State community, the College arrived at three (3) key strategies that it wants to accomplish over the next four fiscal years. The accomplishment of these strategies will bring Bay State closer to its vision and dramatically increase its effectiveness in fulfilling its mission.

Key Strategies
  1. Service
  2. Compliance and SMART Growth
  3. Student Experience

View the full Strategic Plan here.

2011-2012 Strategic Plan accomplishments

2012-2013 Strategic Plan accomplishments



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