The Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA) is a consortium of 14 private liberal arts colleges that was formed in 1966. ACCA’s primary objective is to promote collegiate education in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, psychology, sociology/anthropology, and business/economics by stimulating and regularizing cooperative arrangements between the member colleges and universities and other educational and research institutions in the use of staff and facilities. Learn more about ACCA.

For more information on ACCA, please contact:

Sharon K. Robbert, Ph.D.
ACCA Executive Director

News and Announcements

ACCA Spring Course @ Morton Arboretum: Registration CLOSES December 1!

October 4, 2023

Registration is now open for the Spring 2024 Morton ACCA course.

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C2ST and ACCA: a new relationship

October 3, 2023

The Chicago Council and Science and Technology (C2ST) partners with ACCA for new opportunities for ACCA students.

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