The EcoLeague is a consortium of six liberal arts colleges dedicated to environmental stewardship, social change, and educating students to build a sustainable future.

While most college consortia in the U.S. are grounded in geographic proximity, the EcoLeague consortium is grounded in a mission of bio-regional education for sustainability. With member colleges across the U.S., the EcoLeague provides many of the advantages of a university – a large and talented faculty and unique, sophisticated facilities – while delivering individualized attention at small schools renowned for experiential learning. Through a student exchange program, students can attend any of the EcoLeague schools while enrolled at their home college. These diverse experiences help prepare today’s college students to work and live in a rapidly changing and increasingly global world.

EcoLeague membership is by invitation only and the institutional applicant must meet established criteria.

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Programs We Offer

Through the EcoLeague, these small liberal arts colleges leverage capacity in a variety of ways and are part of a larger community! We offer:

  • Student exchange program
  • Faculty collaborations
  • Shared courses, academic certificates, and other programs
  • Joint field courses

We invite you to learn more about our programs by visiting our students and faculty webpages.

Future Plans

Over the next 5 years, we hope to: add 1-2 additional member colleges, add an international member college; further integrate shared curriculum across the EcoLeague, develop shared majors, create accelerated paths to graduate degree completion by linking undergraduate curricula to graduate curricula for students in a 3+2 or 4+1 program, develop additional shared academic certificates, expand opportunities for faculty development/collaboration, and enhance student learning outcomes in a variety of ways.

Click here to request more information about any of our members, and here for EcoLeague News and Events.