The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is the public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts state university system. MCLA ranks high nationally for small classes (1:13 faculty-to-student ratio), innovative teaching, personal interactions with faculty, opportunities for faculty-supervised research and a supportive, collaborative environment. MCLA’s curriculum and hands-on learning help students develop the critical thinking and communication skills needed to succeed in today’s complex global economy.

MCLA provides a strong, supportive and diverse community – both on campus and off – enabling an ideal environment for learning, growing, and developing leadership skills. MCLA helps students find their voice and make their mark, right from the start.