MCLA admits candidates who wish to participate in a challenging academic environment and who exhibit potential for growth.
Transfer, Re-admission, Graduate and Adult Learners can submit the required MCLA Online Application and supporting documents by mail, email, or fax.
Office of Admission
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247
Select the type of student below for details on the application process.
At this time, the Office of Admission will be closed to the public. Our staff will remain easily accessible via email or phone. Please reach out to your admission counselor with any questions or needs throughout this time. We appreciate your understanding of our decision to prioritize the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff.
If you have not visited campus, here are other ways you can explore MCLA:
The following dates pertain to fall and spring undergraduate enrollment. If you already have your undergraduate degree, check out our graduate programs.
|Fall Admission and Financial Aid Timeline|
|December 1||Rolling Admission Cycle Begins. Early action applicants reviewed.|
|December 15||Early Action Acceptances Mailed|
|January 1||Financial Aid Priority Deadline|
|January - May||Rolling Admission Cycle Begins|
|May 1*||Accepted Students' Deposit Due|
|May - August||Rolling Admissions Cycle Continues|
* MCLA will extend the enrollment deadline for new students to June 1, 2020. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to talk through your specific situation. We will work with you to navigate through this process and encourage you to stay healthy.
|Spring Admission Timeline|
|September 15||Rolling Admission Cycle Begins|
|October 16||Spring Decisions Begin|
|September - January 15||Rolling Admission Cycle Continues|
Want to go for a deep dive into life at MCLA? Take a look at our Viewbook.