Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Graduate Schools

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (referred to as MCLA) is a Public, 4 years school located in North Adams, MA. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is $7,056 for Massachusetts residents and $7,347 for out-of-state students. The school has 126 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,202 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (referred to as MCLA) is a Public, 4 years school located in North Adams, MA. It is classified as a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1953 - Current).
MCLA Directory Information
School NameMassachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA)
Address375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247-4100
Phone413-662-5000
Webhttps://www.mcla.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.mcla.edu/admission-aid/undergraduate-admission/index.php
Financial Infohttps://www.mcla.edu/admission-aid/paying-for-college/financial-aid/index.php
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is $7,056 for Massachusetts residents and $7,347 for out-of-state students. The school has 126 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,202 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 25 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$7,347
$7,056 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population126
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs25 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is $7,056 for Massachusetts residents and $7,347 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $202.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is $7,056 for Massachusetts residents and $7,347 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.12% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$3,096$3,096$3,096$3,096
2018-2019$3,096$3,096$3,096$3,096
2019-2020$3,420$3,420$3,420$3,420
2020-2021$3,528$3,528$3,528$3,528
2021-2022$3,636$3,711$3,636$3,711
The graduate school tuition & fees of MCLA is very inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,575 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts$7,056$7,347
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$24,532$27,535
Public$13,768$19,554
Private$29,575
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,679 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.53% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,422. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.03% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,524$2,776$9,207$2,776
2018-2019$10,980$3,226$9,133$3,226
2019-2020$11,271$3,232$9,226$3,232
2020-2021$11,913$3,232$9,427$3,232
2021-2022$12,284$3,395$10,027$3,395
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $202 at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.06% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$172
2018-2019$172
2019-2020$190
2020-2021$196
2021-2022$202

Graduate Programs at MCLA

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 4 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 49 students have completed their study at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Offered Degrees at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2037
Post Bachelor's Degree103
Post Master's Degree109
Total4049
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Education program with 19 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 24 completers.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers 4 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 49 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 37 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 19 completers-
Education19-
Business [+] 18 completers-
Business Administration and Management18-
Total37
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business Administration and Management3-
Total3
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 9 completers-
Education9-
Total9

Graduate Student Population at MCLA

For academic year 2021-2022, total 126 students enrolled into Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts graduate schools where it has total 1,202 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 49 full-time and 77 part-time graduate students. By gender, 40 male and 86 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1264086
Full-time491732
Part-tme772354
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 113 White (89.68%), 1 Black/African American (0.79%), 6 Hispanic (4.76%), and 6 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1264086
American Indian/Native American000
Asian000
Black/African American110
Hispanic615
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1133776
Two More101
Un-Known514
Non-resident Alien000
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 13 graduate students (10.32% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 60 graduate students (47.62% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total126
Enrolled Online Exclusively13
Enrolled Some Online Courses60
Not in Online Courses53
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. 17 students are aged 20 to 24 (13.49% of total students), 12 students are aged above 50 (9.52%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1264086
Age 22-2417611
Age 25-2928721
Age 30-3417512
Age 35-39261115
Age 40-4926818
Age 50-641239

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