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 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

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 […]

The second annual 2016 Better Together: California Teachers Summit is July 29, 2016! A free statewide day of learning and sharing innovative strategies by teachers, for teachers, the California Teachers Summit brings together thousands of teachers and educators to improve education throughout the state. The event, which launched in 2015, featured nationally renowned keynote speakers, […]

On February 23 AICCU hosted its annual AICCU Day in the Capitol. This year’s event united more than 100 students and administrators from California’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities in Sacramento to lobby for affordable education and the Cal Grants program. Students marched to the Capitol for their legislative meetings with coverage from ABC 10, NBC […]

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