Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) was established in 1894 as the North Adams Normal School. Its mission was to provide high quality teacher training and education to students from the Berkshires, a rural area in western Massachusetts. In 1932, the institution was renamed the State Teachers College at North Adams, and expanded its curriculum to include courses in liberal arts and sciences. In 1960, the school underwent another name change – this time to Massachusetts State College at North Adams – and further broadened its academic offerings by adding additional majors in business administration and social work. During this period, enrollment grew rapidly, reaching a peak of nearly 4,000 students by 1975. In 1997, Massachusetts State College earned university status and became known as Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA). Today MCLA offers more than 30 undergraduate majors as well as graduate degree programs in education, business administration and fine arts. The college is committed to providing quality academics with a focus on social responsibility, civic engagement and global perspectives. Check Topmbadirectory for a list of MBA colleges in Oregon.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a public liberal arts college located in North Adams, Massachusetts. It was established in 1894 as the North Adams Normal School and was later renamed MCLA in 1960. The college offers more than 50 academic programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees. The student body is comprised of around 2,500 students from across the nation and around the world.

MCLA has an acceptance rate of 76%, meaning that three out of every four applicants are accepted into the college. In terms of demographics, the student body is composed of 54% female students and 46% male students. Additionally, MCLA has a diverse student population coming from all 50 US states and several countries around the world. The average high school GPA for incoming freshmen is 3.2 and SAT scores range from 900-1100 on average. Additionally, nearly all incoming freshmen receive some form of financial aid to help cover tuition costs; approximately 97% of all undergraduates receive some sort of financial assistance to attend MCLA each year.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 70%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate 88%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 66%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 1,661
Female applicants 1,097
Male applicants 564
Applicants accepted 1,166
Female applicants accepted 793
Male applicants accepted 373
Freshman enrollment 353
Female freshman enrollment 226
Male freshman enrollment 127
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants 295
Early action applicants accepted 260
Early action applicants enrolled 88
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 25%

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 14%
Class standing breakdown
Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class 15%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class 35%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class 67%
Freshmen in bottom 25 percent of high school class N/A

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.1
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 93%
SAT Critical Reading average score 535
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 480-590
SAT Math average score 500
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 450-550
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 7%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-22
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A