WICHE is a Congressionally chartered interstate compact founded in 1953. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, its mission is to promote access to and success in high-quality postsecondary education for residents of the Western United States. Among other activities, it operates multiple student exchange programs and offers robust policy analysis and research expertise. WICHE enjoys status as a state educational agency in its 15 member states (including Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming) and the Freely Associated States and Territories.
What is WICHE?
Multistate Longitudinal Data Exchange