Student Population

Consistent with our mission, a diverse student body is represented and supported by providing a safe environment so our students can enhance and achieve academic potential. BAU serves 230 degree-seeking and 415 non-degree (ESL) students. Of the degree-seeking students, 42 are domestic and 188 are international representing 46 countries from five different regions (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Middle East). Non-degree students come from 32 different countries. This student body exemplifies “diversity”, one of the core values of BAU.


Degree-Seeking Student Representation by Regions Non-Degree Seeking Student Representation by Regions


At the undergraduate programs, 47% of degree-seeking students are traditional students aged 21 or under, with only 4 students over the age of 40; with male students accounting for 47% and female students 49%.

At the graduate level, 46% of students are between the ages of 25 and 29, 29% are between the ages of 30 and 49, and 24% are between the ages of 20 and 24.

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Phuong Do

I love the experience here at Bay Atlantic University. The university is in the center of Washington D.C., the capital of the US. My friends and I have a wonderful time here at BAU and love the learning experience. It is really an honor to study in a high quality university that gives us top notch education, paving the way for success in our future careers.

Enkhjinzaya Ganbold

I love the fact that the university is so diverse.

Izel Ugur

The professors at Bay Atlantic University are diverse, not only in terms of their international backgrounds, but also their professional backgrounds. Being able to hear how the theories connect to their real-life experiences has been invaluable to my studies.

Qazi Khan

It is great to be a part of such an international environment in my everyday life because it has provided me with a different perspective of the world. And now I have good friends from many different countries.

Uyanga Batsukh

After completing the MBA Entrepreneurship program at BAU, I feel more confident in taking the next step towards starting my own business.

Daniel Giraldo

Great location, great staff, and great learning experience. Qualified teachers with an extended work experience.

Aghamirza Fazel

It has been a great experience here at BAU. Especially learning from the professors who are great and very helpful at any given circumstance. They are always friendly.

Mauricio Facciolla

I had great professors who taught me important skills and concepts that I applied daily in my job. These skills helped me to grow and stand out in the company I work for. The location and the building are awesome, providing great experiences. The student body is very diverse; great to learn about different cultures.

Phuong Vo, Vietnam

“I am a normal girl, but I have a big ambition. That’s living the truest and most beautiful life. I think the risk is always better than the regret. I am happy to be here at BAU and living a life I have always dreamed of. I prayed faithfully and worked hard for this opportunity. Moreover, thank you so much my beloved family for all their unlimited support and unconditional love. Thank you BAU for this opportunity!”