Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts brings student living to North Adams, Massachusetts, in a small community in the state's northwestern corner. The institution is part of the state university system, and has been a part of the North Adams area since 1894. Those who rent student housing in the town of about 14,000 residents join an intimate community that corrals support for local sports and frequent events. About 2,200 students, most of them undergraduates, enroll at MCLA and make a home of the New England community during their period of study, or beyond.
Originally a teacher's training school, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts now offers a wide variety of programs that culminate in Bachelor of Science and Arts degrees, or a Master of Education or Master of Business administration degree. In total, those in MCLA student housing may choose from 19 undergraduate major programs and 35 minors.
Students with off campus housing are positioned to participate in both campus events and festivities in the larger community. From a college apartment, students can attend Joe Wolfe Field to watch the North Adams SteepleCats baseball team, or pass time before the paintings at DownStreet Art and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. In addition, those with off campus housing are invited to participate in local events, including the town's popular Fall Foliage Festival.
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