Governor Rick Snyder has declared September 23-29 Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities Week. Through a Proclamation, the Governor recognized the tremendous value of MICU member institutions, including…Read More
MICU, in partnership with the Michigan Community College Association and Michigan Association of State Universities is working collaboratively to increase degree completion among transfer students. MiTransfer Pathways works to build multi-institutional transfer pathways. Additionally, MiTransfer Pathways is working on a statewide initiative to replace the Michigan Transfer Network (MTN).Read More
The 2018 Independent Colleges & Universities Advocacy Day will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Advocacy Day is an opportunity to encourage the legislature to continue investing in the Michigan Tuition Grant and maintain access to higher education for Michigan students. Additionally, it is an opportunity to…Read More
Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU) thanks Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Legislature for supporting Michigan students in the state’s fiscal year 2019 budget that was signed into law on June 28, 2018. The Michigan Tuition Grant (MTG) was raised to $2,400, a $400 per student increase from last year and…Read More
New data privacy protections from the European Union are set to go into effect May 25, 2018. Colleges and universities that have an extension program in one of the 28 member nations of the EU, recruit students that are citizens of the EU, or offer distance education courses that have EU citizens enrolled, will be impacted by the new regulations…Read More
About 100 mostly liberal arts colleges offer help with loan repayments to graduates.
When Natalie Dunn was a senior in high school, she was torn between two colleges—but only one offered anything close to a money-back guarantee. So she picked Adrian College over the less-expensive Central Michigan University.Read More
Student veterans and their dependents can now choose from more than 50 veteran-friendly colleges, universities and community colleges committed to providing on-campus, veteran-centric services to better support their academic and transitional needs. MICU is proud to announce that 13 of those schools are members of the association, demonstrating the commitment of independent education…Read More