We welcome students who choose to complete their bachelor's degree after attending a community college, as well as those who wish to transfer to MCLA from a four-year institution. MCLA enrolls close to 300 transfers annually. Admission is available for both fall and spring terms to over 80 programs of study.
If you have completed 12 or more college-level credits at an accredited college or university, you should apply for admission as a transfer.
MCLA Office of Admission
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247
Additional requirements for international students can be found here.
Additional Documentation may be requested by your admission counselor. Admission for
transfer students operates on a rolling admission basis for the fall semester. We
encourage you to apply before March 1 for priority consideration for academic scholarships
and financial aid. Applicants for the spring term should apply by December 1.
As a student enrolled in a Massachusetts State community college, MCLA honors all levels of the MassTransfer program. Students who complete associate degrees under MassTransfer may be eligible for:
For more details visit: MASS.EDU/MASSTRANSFER
New York students can expect a personalized admission process designed to maximize credit transfers.