Rhode Island Independent Higher
College in Providence, RI
Established in 1979 as the Rhode Island Independent Higher Education Association (RIIHEA) AICU Rhode Island is currently one of 38 state associations nationwide working to address the requirements of independent higher education through advocacy and public policy. The National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) serves as the unified national voice of independent higher education and represents and helps independent colleges and universities in the political process on policy issues with the federal government, such as those affecting student help.
read moreThe Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Rhode Island (AICU Rhode Island) is an alliance representing the eight independent institutions of higher learning within the State of Rhode Island. Designed to address common interests and concerns of independent colleges and universities within the state, the Association serves as the collective and unified voice of its member institutions. Our member institutions include Brown University, Bryant University, Johnson & Wales University, New England Institute of Technology, Providence College, Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University, and Salve Regina University.