Virginia

Government Relations

The Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia supports Virginia Private Colleges by advocating public policy positions and monitoring legislation impacting the independent higher education community. CICV provides a voice for Virginia’s independent higher education community and advocates on behalf of our schools; students and their families at the Virginia General Assembly; in Congress; and before agencies, boards, and commissions.
 
CICV is proud to have played an instrumental role in starting the state's Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG) program.  TAG provides annual grants to Virginia residents who are full-time students at an eligible private college or university.  In 2016-2017, approximately 23,000 Virginia residents will receive non-need based tuition grants of $3,200 (undergraduate) and $1,600 (graduate students in health professions).
 
 
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Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Appalachian School of Law
Averett University
Bluefield College
Bridgewater College
Eastern Mennonite University
Emory & Henry College
Ferrum College
George Washington University - VA
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampton University
Hollins University
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Liberty University
Lynchburg College
Mary Baldwin University
Marymount University
Randolph College
Randolph-Macon College
Roanoke College
Shenandoah University.
Southern Virginia University
Sweet Briar College
University of Richmond
Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - VA
Virginia Union University
Virginia Wesleyan College
Washington and Lee University
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