Programs and Services

  • Provides a repository of useful processes and tools to assist academic leaders in their decision making role.

  • Through an agreement between WICHE and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, colleges and universities; K-12 districts and entities; city, county, and state governments, and some non-profit organizations are achieving substantial cost savings by purchasing computers, software, printers , and other products through MHECtech.

  • WICHE ICE enables students, through their home institutions, to seamlessly access high quality online courses and programs offered by other four-year and two-year ICE member institutions.

  • Interstate Passport® is the only nationwide network of regionally accredited, nonprofit, public and private two- and four-year institutions dedicated to the block transfer of lower-division general education attainment based on multi-state faculty-developed learning outcomes and proficiency crite

  • NANSLO is an international consortium enabling access to high-quality, modular, openly licensed courseware, integrating immersive web-based labs with software, video and robotics for the study of science courses.

  • WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Program enables students in 10 western states and the CNMI to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.

  • Provides the West’s top academic leadership at four-year institutions and related system and state agencies with a forum for sharing information and expertise and collaborating on regional initiatives.

  • The Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders (the Alliance) was established in spring 2010 to share resources and expertise as its members address academic issues at two-year institutions of common concern and beyond the scope of a single institution or state.
  • The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows master’s, graduate certificate, and Ph.D. students who are residents of WICHE member states to enroll in 400+ graduate programs at some 60 participating institutions outside of their home state and pay resident tuition.

  • Students who are residents of WICHE states are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.