CIC now serves 690 independent colleges and universities, including liberal arts, comprehensive, four-year, two-year, and international institutions. In addition, more than 40 national, state, and regional organizations are Affiliate Members and 26 state associations are State Council Members. CIC’s annual retention rate among Institutional Members has exceeded 97 percent every year since 2005.
CIC offers a wide array of services and benefits exclusively for CIC members, which vary by membership type. Please select one of the membership options below to view information on benefits, membership criteria, and application procedures.
For independent, baccalaureate degree-granting colleges and universities of liberal arts.
For independent, baccalaureate degree-granting institutions whose programs and facilities are located outside the United States.
For nonprofit, independent, associate’s degree-granting colleges of liberal arts.
For nonprofit educational associations and organizations that serve independent colleges and universities.
State Councils Membership
For state associations that serve independent colleges and universities.
New CIC Members for 2021–2022
Abilene Christian University, TX
Antioch College, OH
Bard College, NY
Bradley University, IL
Delaware Valley University, PA
Eastern Nazarene College, MA
Hesston College, KS
Hodges University, FL
Lees-McRae College, NC
LeMoyne-Owen College, TN
Loma Linda University, CA
Martin Luther College, MN
Olivet Nazarene University, IL
Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
Point University, GA
Rochester University, MI
Southwest Baptist University, MO
Washington College, MD
The King’s University, Canada
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