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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 63,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Historic Partnership to Increase College Affordability for Low-Income Marylanders
Too many low-income Marylanders do not reach their full potential, because they fail to enroll at a college that best meets their academic aspirations. Maryland’s independent colleges and universities and the State of Maryland are creating this public-private partnership to address this pressing problem by closing the affordability gap for capable and financially challenged high school graduates.

McDaniel students prepare for life beyond college with winter term internships
McDaniel College junior Mollie Fischer walked from student to student in a fifth-grade classroom at Randallstown Elementary School in Baltimore County, providing support to students, who were given an assignment on the American Revolution requiring them to role-play as delegates in the Second Continental Congress.

Maryland Commerce Supports Research Professorships at Morgan State University, Washington College
The Maryland Department of Commerce, Morgan State University and Washington College have endowed $4 million in two new research professorships. The endowments were made through the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative (MEI), a program created in 2014 to spur basic and applied research in scientific and technical fields at the state’s colleges and universities.


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