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Overall Score: 60.55

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

North Adams, MA http://www.mcla.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$28,400
% of students who get any grants
88%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,600
Average price for low-income students
$12,320

Admissions

Acceptance rate
82%
Median SAT/ACT score
1070/22
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
1,280

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
79%
% of need met
78%
% of students who get merit grants
15%
Average merit grant
$3,750

Student Success

Graduation rate
55%
Average time to a degree
4.2 years
Median student debt
$23,441
Early career earnings
$47,110
% earning more than a high school grad
63%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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