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About MCLA

Powerful Results

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts students are community-minded, idea-driven, and motivated. MCLA graduates become scientists, business people, inventors, artists, sculptors, actors, managers, engineers, journalists, and more.

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MCLA’s liberal arts education provides essential preparation for professional and civic life. As Massachusetts’ designated public liberal arts college, MCLA is committed to helping students develop the critical thinking and communication skills that employers seek in today’s complex global economy.

We offer the ideal environment for learning, growing, and developing leadership skills. If you’re an enterprising student with a big idea, MCLA can help you make it happen—among other accomplishments, our students are starting their own clubs, creating their own gallery shows, designing virtual reality labs to help others learn chemistry, and pitching their business ideas to successful entrepreneurs.

All that creative and academic support—plus a strong, supportive, inclusive community—is what makes MCLA a special place. Come see for yourself— schedule a visit today.

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