Established in 1894, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of North Adams (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 126 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MCLA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts|
|Colours||Navy blue and gold|
|Address||375 Church Street
|Tel||+1 (413) 662 5000|
|Fax||+1 (413) 662 5010|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are recommended
|Admission Office||375 Church Street
North Adams 01247
(413) 662 5410
800 292 6632
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus|
|2000 Classification||Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, highly residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Very high undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence|
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 129,134 physical volumes, 3,890 physical media, 31,107 digital/electronic medium and 70 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,020 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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