How to Join NAICU

Membership in NAICU is open to all accredited independent (private), nonprofit colleges and universities, subject to approval by the Association's Board of Directors.

Members of NAICU are independent nonprofit institutions of higher education located in the United States.  State associations representing independent colleges and universities, and national, regional, and other special-purpose associations of independent colleges and universities are also eligible for membership. Each member is represented by its chief executive officer.

For membership inquiries, contact Deborah Reilly, Director of Member Relations and Conference Planning, at (202) 785-8866 or