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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

  • North Adams, MA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 1,673
    total students
  • $1,030 | $9,975
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • See below
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • Competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 500
    sat math
  • 510
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • 25
    act composite

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,698
    • Accepted1,136
    • Acceptance Rate66%
    • Enrolled1,673
    • Female Applicants1,099
    • Females Accepted753
    • Female Acceptance Rate68%
    • Male Applicants599
    • Males Accepted383
    • Male Acceptance Rate63%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$35
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
    • Required for Some Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      sliding scale applies (GPA and SAT) if below 3.0
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.04
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen March 1 --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan December 1
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 510 470 560
    • SAT Math 500 460 550
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/27 percent of students score at or below.

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biotechnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Literature
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cytotechnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Policy Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine and Studio Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater/Theater Arts Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$1,030
    • Out-of-state tuition *$9,975
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$7,495.00
    • Room and board *$9,322.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,538
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.54%
    • Black or African American9.7%
    • White or Caucasian76.08%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.13%
    • Asian1.42%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.07%
    • Two or more races2.49%
    • Unknown3.57%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students24% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements On-campus housing guaranteed for 3 years
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 67%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternaties Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternaties Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Activities Council, Student Government Association, The Beacon (Student Newspaper), Harlequin-Musical Theatre Company, Dance Company
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other escort service

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty167
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio13:1 or 1,414 students to 111 faculty

Location & Contact

375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247-4100



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