18508 USD/year
9563 USD/year
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The Art programme at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts courses start with a foundations approach centered on drawing, painting, design, sculpture and art history. Building on these skills and concepts, you can choose electives in figure drawing, book arts, landscape painting, and many other art methods.



The Art programme at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts ties to the flourishing arts community in the Berkshires facilitate involvement in cultural events, the exhibition of student artwork, and student internship placements in world-renowned cultural institutions such as MASS MoCA and The Clark. 

Get involved with MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) and MCLA Gallery 51, which offers exhibit space to local artists including MCLA faculty and students. Attend local art gallery openings and other cultural events and interact with the many professional artists, musicians, actors, and other performers who call the Berkshires home.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Intermediate Drawing
  • Introduction to Sculpture
  • Introduction to Design
  • Introduction to Painting

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application
  • Personal Statement/Essay (250 - 500 words)
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Official secondary school transcript and/or college transcripts formally evaluated course by course. The following organizations provide a course by course evaluation: CED

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18508 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18508 USD per year
  • National

    9563 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9563 USD per year

Living costs for North Adams

876 - 1815 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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