Our students tell us that MCLA is the right choice because they receive a rare combination of quality academics and affordability.
Approximately 85% of our students receive some form of financial assistance, primarily a combination of grants, loans, and part-time employment. There are also a number of alternative loan and payment plans that let you take advantage of an incredible education - without incurring incredible debt.
The following figures show the direct cost of attending MCLA, subject to change. Expenses for things such as orientation, books, personal items, and transportation costs are not included. To refine your estimated costs and see if you may be eligible for financial aid, utilize the Net Price Calculator.
|New York & NEBHE*||$11,445|
|Room & Board|
The New England Board of Higher Education* (NEBHE) provides an 85% tuition reduction for MCLA students from the following states, a savings of approximately $8,400 per year.
CT, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
The expenses above are used when awarding Financial Aid.
To be eligible for any of these programs, you must:
Priority is given to students who reside on campus. First-year students are eligible for fours years of full-time undergraduate enrollment. Transfer students are eligible for the additional semesters needed to complete one undergraduate degree at MCLA.
In addition to these reductions, you can also qualify for merit scholarships and receive need-based financial aid.
MCLA requires the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
We offer a number of scholarships to qualified prospective students through the Office of Admission. When you apply for admission, you automatically apply for one of our scholarships - no hassle, no extra steps needed. Apply for admission today!
Find out about Financial Aid.
Beginning October 1 the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available. We encourage students to complete their FAFSA and submit any additional requested documentation as early as possible.
Financial aid awards are reviewed on a first-come/first-served basis and students will be notified of their awards beginning on January 15, continuing on a rolling basis.