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U.S. News & World Report

For the third consecutive year, MCLA has been named a Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College by U.S. News & World Report.



Congratulations on Choosing MCLA To Be Your College

MCLA admits candidates who wish to participate in a challenging academic environment and who exhibit potential for growth. Please submit your application and supporting documents either completely online or completely by paper. If you mix online and paper documents we are less likely to receive them.

Click the link that pertains to you for details on the application process.

First Year Student

Transfer Student

Re-Admission Student

International Student

Adult Learner

Graduate Student

Submitting Admission Requirements 

You can submit required documents by mail or online/Fax:

Office of Admission
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Fax: 413.662.5179

The following dates pertain to fall and spring undergraduate enrollment for 2014.  If you already have your undergraduate degree, check out our graduate programs

Fall Admission and Financial Aid Timeline

December 1Rolling Admission Cycle Begins. Early action applicants reviewed.
December 15Early Action Acceptances Mailed
March 1Financial Aid Priority Deadline
January - MayRolling Admission Cycle Begins
May 1Accepted Students' Deposit Due
May - AugustRolling Admissions Cycle Continues

Spring Admission Timeline

September 15
Rolling Admission Cycle Begins
October 16
Spring Decisions Begin
December 4
Transfer Day
- January 15
Rolling Admission Cycle Continues

View more Spring Enrollment information



800.969.MCLA or 413.662.5410