North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities
NCICU, or North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, is comprised of the state’s 36 private, nonprofit liberal arts, research, and comprehensive colleges and universities accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). NCICU’s board of directors is comprised of the presidents of each of the 36 institutions and the president of NCICU serves on the Governor’s North Carolina Education Cabinet.
NCICU represents independent higher education in matters of state and federal public policy, in addition to being an advocate on issues in other sectors of education in the state.
To learn more about the college access programs available at the independent colleges and universities in your area, visit NCICU to contact the college access coordinator at the institution of your choice. Or, visit NCICU’s homepage for additional information and assistance.