Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, Massachusetts
4-year Public university

Overview

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a public institution established in 1894 with rural setting located at North Adams. It is ranked 184 in High School Counselor Ranklings. Its in-state tuition and fees are $10,734 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,679 (2018-19). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,407. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#184 in High School Counselor Ranklings
Setting
Rural
Location North Adams, Massachusetts
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1894
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
1,407 Undergraduates

Learning

12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • 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

Cost

$35,085
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$16,553
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $10,734
Outstate Tuition Fee $19,679
Room and Board Fees $10,980
$34,900 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

77% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.2 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PRE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Dec
01
Early Action Deadline
Mar
01
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$15,219 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$6,784 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $35,085
99% Students with need received Financial Aid
76% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline March 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Scholarships
Total Worth $1,000 to $4,000 a year
Eligibility All incoming Freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance continued full-time enrollment with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Grant
Total Worth $200 - $4,500 a year
Details Available for undergraduates enrolled for six or more credits who demonstrate need.
Part-Time Grants
Total Worth $200 - $600 a year
Details Available to part-time undergraduate residents of Massachusetts enrolled for 6-11 credits who demonstrate need.

Students

1,407 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
73% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
54% Students graduate within 6 years