The collective voice for Indiana’s private, non-profit colleges & universities

Graphic that says Indiana Academy 52nd annual gala on October 17, 2023.

The Indiana Academy Set to Induct Four Leaders at the 52nd Annual Gala in October

Four new members will be inducted into the Indiana Academy at its 51st annual gala on October 17 at Hotel Carmichael. The Academy recognized this year’s honorees for lifetimes of achievement and contribution to the state of Indiana.

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Census data shows pathways, paychecks for college grads

ICI GradFacts is an online tool that provides key information on earnings, median student loan debt, and employment after graduation from Independent Colleges of Indiana member institutions. This free tool is great for college and career planning.

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ICI Supports

Private Colleges & Universities by:


state & federally funded financial aid


about Indiana’s private colleges & their impact on the state


increasing financial and academic effectiveness


& grants like the Lilly Endowment Scholarship
Indiana has 29 private, nonprofit colleges and universities, each with their own mission statement and personality. These institutions make up the membership of Independent Colleges of Indiana, and we serve them in a variety of ways, from lobbying for student financial aid to administering scholarships their students can apply for.

Fast Facts

ICI students have the HIGHEST FOUR-YEAR, on-time graduation rates in Indiana
LESS THAN FOUR PERCENT of Indiana’s total higher budget (non-capital) goes to ICI students with financial need
32% OF INDIANA’S BA DEGREES, are earned by ICI college students