Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM): A consortium of 13 small, private liberal arts
colleges that develop a variety of cooperative off-campus programs.<
Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC): A consortium of five liberal arts colleges in St. Paul and
Minneapolis, formed to develop cooperative programs and offer
cross-registration to their students. Macalester also takes part in an
exchange with the Minneapolis College of Art
and Design, in which students from each
institution can cross-register for classes.
Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA): A consortium of Upper Midwest colleges and
universities providing off-campus learning programs for undergraduates.
Pew Midstates Science and Mathematics Consortium: A consortium of nine liberal arts colleges and two
research universities (Washington University and the University of Chicago)
that sponsors collaborative programs for faculty and students to enhance
science and mathematics education supported by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium (HEDS): A voluntary consortium that assists member
institutions in their planning, management, and institutional research by
sharing a set of mutually agreed upon information.