Developing Talent for Michigan

Our 15 independent colleges and universities throughout Michigan provide a distinctive brand of higher education. We are smaller schools with big opportunities for leadership, and together we are transforming Michigan!

Welcome University of Detroit Mercy!

MCA adds University of Detroit Mercy to its membership

Kalamazoo Promise Expands to MCA

Beginning in fall of 2015, students may use their Kalamazoo Promise scholarship to attend any one of the MCA colleges and

Introducing We Are The Independents

MCA announces a new campaign to increase awareness of college options in Michigan!


Attract Talent

Combining resources make us Michigan’s third largest university—1,500 faculty and 37,000 students strong.


Providing opportunities for students to participate in meaningful, real-world challenges.


Marketing to millennials and building connections with employers looking for fresh thinkers!


Win a scholarship!

Visit to learn more about MCA colleges and universities and to win scholarship dollars!


MCA Roundtable on Talent

MCA brings together campus leaders and business executives to inspire partnerships and innovative approaches to developing young talent.