The Atlanta region enjoys a concentration of colleges and universities matched by few U.S. metropolitan areas. Their diversity of programs and collective resources make the Atlanta region one of America's leading centers for higher education. Nineteen public and private colleges and universities comprise the membership of ARCHE, as well as five affiliated libraries and 12 corporate and nonprofit community partners
The Atlanta region is a place where people and organizations work together to make big things happen. The colleges and universities in particular are remarkably collaborative, partnering on everything from joint degrees and research to cultural events.
Research and reports
ARCHE conducts original research and publishes reports that show the scope, impact and value of higher education in the Atlanta region. Bringing together data from area colleges and universities paints a broader picture of the collective enterprise of higher education in the area and its contributions to economic growth, community development and quality of life.