The North Star STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Alliance, is comprised of fourteen higher education institutions and three community partners - the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Minnesota Minority Education Partnership, and the Minnesota High Tech Association. The academic institutions are representative of the breadth of higher education institutions in Minnesota, and include both public and private colleges and universities, as well as technical colleges, and a tribal college.

Augsburg College Bemidji State University
Carleton College Century College
Leech Lake Tribal College Metropolitan State University
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) Minnesota Minority Education Partnership
St. Olaf College Science Museum of Minnesota
St. Cloud State University University of Minnesota, Duluth
University of Minnesota, Morris University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
White Earth Tribal and Community College