Midwest College Consortiums
The Midwest College Consortiums are partnerships between schools that benefit enrolled students by offering cross-registration, enhanced study abroad options, and other perks made possible by the collection of schools within the consortiums.
The Oklahoma Cinema Studies Consortium (OCSM)405-682-1611, ext. 7793St. CatherineHamlineSt. ThomasMacalester College
Oklahoma City University
University of Oklahoma
Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC)
University of ChicagoUniversity of IllinoisIndiana UniversityUniversity of IowaUniversity of MichiganMichigan State UniversityUniversity of MinnesotaNorthwestern UniversityOhio State UniversityPenn State UniversityPurdue UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)
Members of the CIC group of Midwest College Consortiums:
Bethany CollegeHiram CollegeMarietta CollegeMuskingum CollegeOtterbein CollegeHeidelberg CollegeMt. Union CollegeWestminster College
East Central Colleges (ECC) OHIO
Members of the ECC Midwest College Consotriums:
Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities(GCCCU)
Introduction to GCCCU
The mission of the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities is to promote higher education in the Greater Cincinnati area.”
MISSION STATEMENT adopted April 20, 2004
"In pursuit of its mission, the Consortium has several goals:
- To promote the development of collaborative educational programs and opportunities through cross-registration of students;
- Where appropriate, to offer a common voice on matters that affect all of the member institutions;
- To promote the exchange of ideas, collegiality and good will among faculty, staff and students of member institutions
- To engage in joint activities and projects through its standing committees;
- To provide professional development activities for faculty, staff and students of member institutions
- To develop cooperative programs that serve civic and educational needs in the Greater Cincinnati Area
- To help member institutions share information, provide assistance and advice in areas of common concern
- To communicate the contributions of higher education to the Greater Cincinnati Community
- To collaborate for the benefit of our constituents and partners, including our alumni."
The GCCCU Midwest College Consortiums' member institutions are:Art Academy of CincinnatiAthenaeum of Ohio – Mount St. Mary’s SeminaryChatfield CollegeCincinnati Bible College & SeminaryCincinnati State Technical and Community College
College of Mount St. JosephGood Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Sciences (Associate Member) Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of ReligionMiami University (including the Hamilton and Middletown Branches)Northern Kentucky University (including Chase College of Law)Thomas More CollegeUnion Institute & UniversityUniversity of Cincinnati (including Clermont College and Raymond Walters College)Wilmington College (including the Cincinnati Branch)Xavier University
Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE)
Members of the Midwest College Consortium NOCHE group include:
440-826-2222www.bw.eduBaldwin-Wallace College was one of the first colleges in Ohio to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational college of 3,100 full-time students, B-W offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in 27 academic areas. Located in Berea, Ohio, the College blends the hallmarks of a traditional liberal arts education with an emphasis on professional preparation. Case Western Reserve
216-368-4450www.case.eduCase is among the nation's leading private research universities, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors in our colleges of arts and sciences, engineering, management, and nursing. Case blends rigorous academics with experiential learning programs, such as internships, research, and co-operative education, that breathe life into learning. Cleveland Institute of Art
800-223-4700www.cia.eduThe Cleveland Institute of Art was established in 1882, as an independent college of art and design committed to leadership in all forms of visual arts education. The Institute offers undergraduate and graduate programs, gallery exhibitions, adult and children's continuing education classes and The Cleveland Cinematheque, an independent film program. Cleveland State University
216-687-5411www.csuohio.eduWe encourage the development of human and humane knowledge in the arts, sciences, humanities, and professions through scholarship, creative activity and research while providing an accessible and contemporary education to all individuals. We serve and engage the public and prepare our students to lead productive, responsible and satisfying lives. The College of Wooster
800-877-9905www.wooster.eduThe College of Wooster is an independent liberal arts college, founded in 1866 and nationally recognized for an innovative curriculum that emphasizes independent learning. Each Wooster senior creates an original research project, written work, performance or exhibit of artwork, supported one-on-one by a faculty mentor. This Independent Study, or I.S., is the cornerstone of a Wooster education. Cayuhago Community College
800-954-8742www.tri-c.eduOhio's first and largest community college serves 55,000 students each year with 1,200 credit courses in over 130 career, certificate and university transfer programs. Classes are available at three campuses, 50+ off-campus sites, and via television and the Internet. The College also has two Corporate College campuses that offer high quality training programs for individuals, small businesses, corporate industries and the greater professional community. Hiram College
800-362-5280www.hiram.eduHiram is a coeducational liberal arts college of 900 men and women located in the historic Western Reserve region of Ohio. Hiram is a nationally respected institution that offers students a distinct learning environment with an emphasis on close student-faculty interactions, international study experiences, and experiential learning environments. John Carroll University
216-397-4294www.jcu.eduJohn Carroll University, the Jesuit University in Cleveland, is a private, Catholic, coeducational institution. Programs are offered in the liberal arts, sciences, and business at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Founded in 1886, John Carroll is dedicated to developing women and men with the knowledge and character to lead and to serve. Kent State
800-988-5368www.kent.eduSince its founding as a teacher-training school in 1910, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development in the region and beyond. The university also has earned acclaim for applying new knowledge to address the needs of the communities it serves and society as a whole. Lakeland Community
440-525-7100www.lakelandcc.eduLakeland Community College - "Opportunity Starts Here". Our mission is to provide quality learning opportunities to meet the social and economic needs of the community. The school's wide array of courses includes particular emphasis on practical business, engineering and medical technologies. Lake Eire College
800-916-0904www.lec.eduFounded in 1856, Lake Erie College is a dynamic and progressive institution of higher education offering 22 undergraduate majors and masters degrees in business administration and education. This coeducational college enrolls just over 1,000 students of all ages and is nationally recognized for its equine studies programs, international internships and study trips abroad. Lorain County Community CollegeNotre Dame
216-373-5355www.notredamecollege.eduNotre Dame College, founded in 1923 by the Sisters of Notre Dame, educates a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Originally established as an institution for women, the college went coed in 2001. The campus is situated on 53 beautiful acres less than 20 minutes from Downtown Cleveland. Oberlin College
440-775-8411www.oberlin.eduOberlin is a unique combination of a premier liberal arts college and a world-renowned conservatory of music. Oberlin was the first coeducational school in the United States and a historic leader in educating African-American students. Among primarily undergraduate institutions, Oberlin ranks first for the number of students going on to earn Ph.D. degrees. Stark State
440-775-8411www.oberlin.eduOberlin is a unique combination of a premier liberal arts college and a world-renowned conservatory of music. Oberlin was the first coeducational school in the United States and a historic leader in educating African-American students. Among primarily undergraduate institutions, Oberlin ranks first for the number of students going on to earn Ph.D. degrees. The University of Akron
330-972-7077www.uakron.eduThe University of Akron offers students more than 350 degree programs, guaranteed experiential learning opportunities in their field of interest prior to graduation, and demonstrated academic excellence. Careers & Colleges magazine named Akron one of 14 'Schools that Rule' in the nation. Ursuline College
440-449-4203www.ursuline.eduUrsuline College offers an education within a Catholic tradition marked by the Ursuline heritage of educating women. Emphasizing academic excellence, the values-based curricula provides the foundation for liberal arts and professional programs. Ursuline prepares students for further education, careers, leadership and service to society, while encouraging the search for wisdom.
Northwest Missouri Educational Consortium(NMEC)
Another member of the Midwest College Consortiums is The Northwest Missouri Educational Consortium (NMEC) is a collaborative effort by the following educational institutions to provide a single point of presence for distance education via Interactive TV (ITV):
Vocational Technical Schools in:Bethany/North Central Area Vocational Technical SchoolBrookfield/Brookfield Area Career CenterCarrollton/Carrollton Area Vocational-Technical SchoolChillicothe/Grand River Technical SchoolMaryville/Northwest Technical SchoolMissouri Western State College, St. JosephNorth Central Missouri College, TrentonNorthwest Missouri State University, MaryvilleUniversity of Missouri System, Columbia
Northwest Missouri Educational Consortium McKemy Center for Lifelong Learning 800 University Drive Maryville, MO 64468 Fax: 660-562-1890
To derive the most benefit from the Midwest College Consortiums, visit your school's consortium office, the registrar's office, and the study abroad office on your campus.
Besides the Midwest College Consortiums, there are consortiums in about every region of the United States. Depending on your schools of choice, be sure to check these out and see what they have to offer.
Some consortia partnerships are between schools that are located in or around a central location, such as the Claremont (California) College Consortium, others such as the Midwest College Consortiums member The Committee on International Cooperation consist of schools in the same central region, but scattered throughout the midwestern United States.
Still other members of the Midwest College Consortiums are schools in the same city, but not necessarily next door to each other, such as the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities.
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