About CICV

The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia was founded in 1971 and currently operates as Virginia Private Colleges, a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization representing 27 accredited nonprofit independent colleges and universities in Virginia.

CICV is the collective voice of Virginia private higher education.

Our Campuses

Virginia’s private colleges & universities offer a wide and diverse variety of thought, curriculum, and student experiences.

Private higher education institutions across the Commonwealth

Students served by Virginia's private higher education institutions