About MCA

Founded in 1949, Michigan Colleges Alliance (formerly Michigan Colleges Foundation) is a collective of 14 excellent independent colleges and universities located throughout Michigan. Member campuses include:

  • Adrian College
  • Albion College
  • Alma College
  • Andrews University
  • Aquinas College
  • Calvin College
  • Hillsdale College
  • Hope College
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Madonna University
  • Olivet College
  • Siena Heights University
  • Spring Arbor University
  • University of Detroit Mercy

MCA works to provide financial resources that support scholarships and operations and to develop collective initiatives that attract, engage and retain talent for our state. Some of these initiatives include the MCA Collective College Fair, The Third 90 Initiative and the Think Michigan Marketing Campaign — learn more about these and others here.

At MCA campuses, students are taught by professors and learn in smaller, more personalized settings.