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Where will your MLA journey take you? MLA classes are designed for adults who wish to explore a broad, interdisciplinary course of study.

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Explore the past. Engage in the present. Imagine the future. Pursue a life of ideas. There's no limit to what you can learn.

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Stanford University's MLA Program offers students the opportunity to pursue an interdisciplinary course of study in the liberal arts. Designed with busy adults in mind, this part-time graduate degree program holds classes in the evenings and offers a flexible academic schedule. 

Meet MLA Students

MLA students bring diverse cultures, professions, and interests to the classroom.  Learn about the MLA community >

Meet the Faculty

MLA seminars are taught by members of Stanford's faculty. MLA seminars bring students and professors together in close, intellectual conversations. Learn about the MLA faculty >

News & Calendar

The MLA program will be holding an information session for prospective...
The MLA Program's recent trip to the Galapagos is featured on Stan...

MLA Celebrates 25 Years

The MLA Program was featured in a recent issue of the Stanford Report, highlighting our 25th anniversary. Learn More