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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, MA
University Website: www.mcla.edu
Apply Online: www.mcla.edu/Admissions/apply
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The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a public, residential, liberal arts college that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. Located in North Adams, Massachusetts, it is part of the state university system of Massachusetts. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. Originally established as part of the state's normal school system for training teachers, it now offers a wide variety of programs leading to Bachelor of Science and Arts degrees, as well as a Master of Education track.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $9,975.00 avg tuition

375 Church St
North Adams, MA 01247-4100
(413) 662-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.mcla.edu/Admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.mcla.edu/Academics/academicre..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Statistics:
Applied 1,687
Admitted 1,136 67%
Enrolled total 308
Full Time: 306
Part Time 2
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 440 560
SAT Math 450 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 23
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 72%
4-year graduation rate 37%
6-year graduation rate 50%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $1,030.00 $1,030.00 $9,975.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $7,045.00 $7,045.00 $7,045.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $43.00 $43.00 $416.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,140.00 $4,140.00 $4,140.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $720.00 $720.00 $720.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $270.00 $270.00 $270.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,658.00 $8,671.00 $2,583.00
Other Expenses $1,983.00 $1,983.00 $2,583.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,000.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 93%
Percent receiving grant aid 71%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,636.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 90%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,164.00

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Education, General X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
A.L. Brown Scholarship Up to $7,000 January 31, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Massachusetts Public Service Grant 100% of tuition May 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
Big Y Foods Scholarship Varies February 01, 2017
TSI Inc./Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship Varies February 17, 2017

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