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North Adams, Massachusetts

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Overview

Student Population
1,588
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts overview
Location North Adams, Massachusetts
Online mcla.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in North Adams, Massachusetts, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,947 prospective students applied, and 1,492 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 289 enrolled in the school.  1,219 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 369 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $1,030 plus fees of $9,105. MCLA is ranked 561 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average 
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts overview
SAT 1050/1260
ACT 19/27
GPA 3.1
Applications Accepted
76.6% 
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition
$1,030
In State Costs for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$9,105
Room and Board $10,524
Budget for Other Expenses$2,776
Total One Year Cost$24,635
Out of State Tuition
$9,975
Out of State Costs for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$9,105
Room and Board $10,524
Budget for Other Expenses$2,776
Total One Year Cost$33,580

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
53% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students
Subject Percent of Class
English and Literature 20%
Business 20%
Social Sciences 15%
General Studies 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167288 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.