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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, MA

According to its mission statement, "Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college and a campus of the Massachusetts state university system. MCLA promotes excellence in learning and teaching, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active and responsible citizenship. MCLA prepares its graduates to be practical problem solvers and engaged, resilient global citizens." [Source]

Website: http://www.mcla.edu/

C

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870
Undergraduate
Enrollment
49%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$11,306
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$20,251
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

9:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
3.4%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 9/8/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.