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Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts
Seek wisdom heroically
Seek wisdom through the great books, the classic disciplines, and the fine arts
Live Catholicism vibrantly
Live the Catholic faith joyfully, not for yourself alone, but for the world
Cultivate friendships for a lifetime
Cultivate friendships for a lifetime, answering the call to communion
Rejoice in all that is beautiful
Rejoice in all that is beautiful, knowing that beauty can unlock the human heart
Be prepared for life
Prepare for life through internships, experiences in the cultural centers of our nation, and vocational discernment
Learn to serve
Serve others by following the example of Christ himself
Thrive physically in New England's beautiful outdoors
Thrive in beautiful New England with rowing, skiing, hiking, club sports, and more
Magdalen College recently wrapped up an engaging two weeks of our Collegiate Summer Program: Session II. Arriving on campus just days in the wake of Session I, an energetic group of high schoolers ascended our...
National Catholic Register, a leading news source for faithful Catholics, recently interviewed Magdalen College’s new president, Dr. Ryan Messmore. Since Dr. Messmore began his tenure as the college’s fifth president in July, his zeal for...
Anthony Esolen, Professor and Writer-in-residence at Magdalen, recently highlighted the college in The Catholic Thing. He explains how Magdalen provides an education in true freedom that liberates students from the “social manacles” of secular orthodoxy. This...
Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts is pleased to announce the selection of its next president. Over the 2020-2021 academic year, a Search Committee has reviewed numerous applications from distinguished educators around the country. Its...
Magdalen College’s curriculum has been awarded a “Perfect A Rating” from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). This superlative rating places the college among only four Catholic institutions in the country and among...