Bay State College

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In a city full of colleges and universities, one school has been Boston’s best-kept secret for more than 65 years. In that time, 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.

Accreditation Statement:
Bay State College is accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Nursing Program
Bay State College’s Associate Degree in Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN is located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326; 404-975-5000

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Accreditation
The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Bay State College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone 703-706-3245; email:; website: In order to be eligible to practice as a PTA in Massachusetts, graduates must take the national licensure examination.

Medical Assisting Program Accreditation
The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and qualifies students for both the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) examination administered by the American Medical Technologists and the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants. ABHES is located at 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N. Falls Church, VA 22043 (703) 917-9503.

Bay State College Campuses:

  • Boston Day Campus

    Taking classes at Bay State’s main campus in downtown Boston put you right in the bustling center of our academic and social community, with direct access to your professors and the College’s state-of-the-art resources and services. In addition, you can take advantage of all that the surrounding Back Bay neighborhood has to offer, including great restaurants, shopping, clubs and more.

  • Taunton Evening Campus

    From the Back Bay to your back yard. Bay State College’s new Taunton campus allows our students to earn their FULL Bachelor’s or Associate Degree without having to drive to and from Boston.