Our completion rate is more
than twice the national average
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Bay Path University campus

Since 1897, Bay Path University
situated in Longmeadow, MA.

The American Women’s College is a bold, new initiative in education. Launched by Bay Path University, it is the first ever all-online program designed for adult women.

For over 117 years, Bay Path has been a leader in women’s higher education. A private, accredited and not-for-profit institution, Bay Path has graduated thousands of strong women to positions of power.

Now we have taken all of that expertise – and re-designed it for the online space. We have made it possible for busy adult women to take college courses and earn their undergraduate degree. Our students find it empowering to work with other women like themselves. They push, challenge, support and encourage each other. It is no wonder that our completion rate is more than twice the national average. To see all of the reasons, click here.

We are so committed to creating leaders, we have actually made it part of our syllabus. We provide a unique Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders (WELL) Program. Students take part in a shared learning experience that weaves together courses, community service, career preparation and leadership skills.

The American Women’s College is a completely accredited college. For more information, click here.


We understand that for one reason or another, you may not have earned your college degree. That’s OK. Our mission is to empower all women. We believe by making college education more accessible, we will enable more women to earn their degrees, improve their careers and help their families.


Learn more about the innovative education model that is The American Women’s College. Here are some short, sweet answers to our most commonly asked questions.

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What are people saying?

“I wondered at the start of my online classes whether I was going to feel part of a community of learners. I believe the all-women environment led to a culture of openness and sharing. I feel some of the women in my class have become good friends and I am looking forward to meeting them face to face at graduation.”
J.W. ’15