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Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his proposed 2017-18 budget. AICCU appreciates the recognition of the important role California’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities play in the higher education landscape, through the permanent repeal of the impending 11.3% cut to the maximum Cal Grant award for California’s neediest students. AICCU campuses are […]

Statement by Kristen F. Soares, President of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities on California Assembly Democrats College Affordability Proposal We applaud the Assembly Democrats for making college affordability a priority for students and the state.  We agree that investing in students is an investment in our future.   We look forward to working […]

Statement by the Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities (AICCU) Regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s January Budget Sacramento, CA – January 10, 2017 – The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) is deeply disappointed Governor Brown chose to pull the trigger on an 11.3% cut to the maximum Cal Grant award to low-income students […]

Each year AICCU publishes a College Guide to California’s Private Nonprofit Colleges and Universities, and the 2016-17 version is now available!  You can download the pdf version or read it online! The College Guide helps counselors, students, and families learn about higher education options offered by the state’s private nonprofit colleges and universities. Contrary to popular […]

AICCU is happy to welcome Columbia College Hollywood as one of its new member of the association. The college joins 77 other California private, nonprofit colleges and universities who are officially members of AICCU. Columbia College Hollywood is a private, nonprofit film school established in 1952 in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. The college’s cinematic arts […]

AICCU is proud to have Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) as one of its newest member institutions. SCI-Arc is an independent, non-profit institution offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees in architecture. Founded in 1972, the school is well-known – artistically and institutionally – as one of the more avant-garde architecture schools in the country. Located […]

The last Friday of every month AICCU publishes Making a Difference. Each month’s Making a Difference showcases a unique aspect of the sector through the use of research and data. May’s focuses on the history of the Cal Grant award to AICCU students. If you do not receive Making a Difference and would like to, you subscribe at the bottom of aiccu.edu/research-and-publications/making-a-difference

Providence Christian College one of the newest addition AICCU. Providence Christian College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Pasadena, California. Founded in 2005, it is a independent, confessional reformed college with no formal denominational ties. Providence’s mission is to equip students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal […]

Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to the proposed 2016-17 budget. AICCU was disappointed that he did not include funding to fully restore the Cal Grant maximum award for low-income students attending the independent, nonprofit sector. The proposed budget is over $122 billion, the largest ever, and restoring the Cal Grant to financially […]

On April 28 AICCU testified at the Senate Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance hearing on the California Student Aid Commission budget to raise the issue of the 11.3% cut to the Cal Grant award for new students attending ICCU institutions. The award is set to decrease in the 2017-18 budget year. Thank you to students […]

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