spacer sections
Get to Know Your Independent Colleges and Universities

Click here to search by location or name.


Follow Us On Twitter


Annual Report


Monthly Infographics




Making the
Independent Choice

featureWhy a private college or university may fit your needs perfectly.
Think an Independent College is Out of Reach?
featureIt may be more affordable than you think.
spacer spacer
Don't Wait – Discover
College Now!

featureSchool year and summer programs for high school students.
Contact Your

featureThank them for supporting grants for NC students at independent colleges and universities.



Support Student



Join the more than 130 corporations, foundations and individuals who provide funds to NCICU through the


Independent College Fund of North Carolina .


   Teacher Education
   Scholarship Challenge



Eight undergraduate college students received stipends from NCICU to support their research. More


NCICU President Hope Williams has been elected to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Board of Directors. More


ICFNC Has a New Director

Colleen Mazza Kinser has been named director of the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC). More


The Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC) has raised $2.9 million in its 2016-17 fundraising campaign. The campaign raised $590,970 in scholarship support, $218,455 for student enrichment programs and other grants, and more than $2 million in in-kind gifts. More


NCICU is pleased to announce a new partnership with National Utility Review (NUR) to help campuses achieve cost savings on utility, telecommunications and waste disposal invoices.  Flyer


Hatch Elected Chair of NCICU

Wake Forest University President Nathan Hatch was elected chair of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) during the organization’s annual meeting. More 


College Students Tackle Ethics In Law

Arguing the ethics of complex legal issues is challenging for the most seasoned legal minds, but for the college students participating in NCICU's annual Ethics Bowl, it was an exercise founded in research and executed with poise and confidence. More



spacer spacer spacer spacer