Despite the excellent SAT scores reported by MCLA alumni, former students go on to earn relatively modest salaries. Those with an education from MCLA earn an average of $39K.
MCLA students enjoy their time in North Adams, and just under one in three students actually choose to live and work there after graduating.
A Bachelor's Degree earns MCLA students the most money after college (an average $59K per year).
Benefits and Perks
Perks, including paid vacation and sick time, are awarded to close to half of the alumni. More than half of former students receive health insurance, and just over two-fifths of grads get dental coverage. A majority of graduates report contributing to a 401(k). Other benefits awarded to Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts alumni include life insurance and flexible hours.
Alumni of University of Virginia's College at Wise pick up average paychecks of $41K, which is closest to the amount made by MCLA grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to MCLA include Granite State College, Charter Oak State College, and the University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg.