School Overview

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a Public, 4 years college located in North Adams, Massachusetts. MCLA ranked 152nd in Liberal Arts Colleges and 34th in Massachusetts Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 1,202 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. MCLA's acceptance rate is 90.96% last year (undergraduate school).
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247-4100
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is 90.96% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 13.39%. The application fees are $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate90.96 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.39 %
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

MCLA's 2022 tuition & fees is $11,306 for Massachusetts residents and $20,251 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,056 for Massachusetts residents and $7,347 for out-of-students.
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,306$20,251
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,056$7,347
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 1,202 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 80 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. MCLA has 1,076 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 126 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students1,202
Undergraduate Students1,076
Graduate Students126
Online Enrollment80

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs29 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

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Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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