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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in North Adams, MA. The 2019 average net price at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is $15,714. Acceptance rate is 73.69%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,452.


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Location: North Adams, MA
Student Body: 1,452
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.mcla.edu
Acceptance Rate: 73.69%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 73.69%
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $1,030
Out of State/International Tuition: $9,975
Grad Tuition: $3,096
Room and Board: $10,980
Books and Supplies: $1,200
Other Fees: $9,529
Net Price In-District/State: $15,714
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 262
  • Men / Women Ratio: 104 / 158
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 500 - 630
  • Median SAT Math Range: 490 - 600
  • Median ACT Range: 19 - 26
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Recommended
  • Total International Students: 1
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 17%
  • English Literature: 15%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 15%
  • Education: 10%
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 9%

Academic Programs

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 25 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsMassachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 20 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsMassachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 2 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
Education
Certificate ProgramsMassachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 3 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Education

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 54%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 54%
  • 1st Year Retention: 73%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $34,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,452
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 75%
  • Black Students: 8%
  • Hispanic Students: 8%
  • Unknown: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Asian Students: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program14 Agreements with 2 Colleges
Biological/Biomedical Science
Adirondack Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
Adirondack Community College
Bristol Community College
Communication Technology
Adirondack Community College
Computer Science
Adirondack Community College
Education
Adirondack Community College
History
Adirondack Community College
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Adirondack Community College
Mathematics and Statistics
Adirondack Community College
Natural Resources/Conservation
Adirondack Community College
Philosophy/Religiouis Studies
Adirondack Community College
Physical Sciences
Adirondack Community College
Psychology
Adirondack Community College
Social Sciences
Adirondack Community College
Visual and Performing Arts
Adirondack Community College
To College5 Programs
Adirondack Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Bristol Community College
Parks/Leisure Studues