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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Student Life

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is on a 105-acre campus in a small town setting in North Adams, Massachusetts, not far from Albany-Schenectady-Troy New York Metro Area. There are many activities and organizations for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has not reported any data on the presence of fraternities or sororities.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has a thriving Student Activities Council. In fact, more students participate in Student Activities Council than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts include Student Government Association, The Beacon (Student Newspaper), Harlequin-Musical Theatre Company and Dance Company.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students' favorite campus traditions are Summer Reading Program, Midnight Madness and Midnight Breakfast.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Housing

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students live on campus. In 2021, 51% of undergrads at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 49% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. There are 1,020 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,076 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 529 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Athletics

At Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, take Route 90 (Massachusetts Turnpike), MA Route 2 to North Adams, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Albany International airport.

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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

87%

Full Time

13%

Part Time

69%

In State

31%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

72%

11%

9%

4%

3%

1%

0.19%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

1,076

Graduate Students

126

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,202

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,306

Out-of-State

$20,251

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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