Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a public, state school located in the small town setting of North Adams, MA, less than an hour from Albany-Schenectady-Troy New York Metro Area.
Founded in 1894, the institution currently enrolls around 1,202 students a year, including 1,076 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 88%
Average GPA: 3.3
Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts accepts around 88 percent of applicants each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is 3.3 out of 4.0.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of the 351 students who started at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts as first-time freshman, 159 graduate within four years.
Around 53 percent of students who started at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $29,096 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Wondering what life at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is like? There are approximately 1,507 students enrolled at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, including 1,355 undergraduate students and 152 graduate students. 85% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from MA and 30% percent of students are from other states.
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