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MICUA’s 15 private, nonprofit colleges and universities serve 64,000 students annually and award 27% of all degrees conferred by a Maryland four-year institution.

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Largest Ever First-year Class Moves into McDaniel College
McDaniel College welcomed the largest incoming class in its history during a move-in day on Thursday that consisted of 587 first-years and 50 transfers coming from 17 states and countries as far away as New Zealand and Denmark.

Longtime Head of Private College Group to Leave in Dec.
Maryland’s independent colleges and universities will have a new chief cheerleader in the 2020 General Assembly session.

Cecil College Creates Seamless Transfer to Stevenson University
Cecil College, in North East, Maryland, announced the finalization of an academic articulation agreement with Stevenson University, creating a seamless transition for students into the baccalaureate program.

Hood College Launches Online Programs in Cybersecurity and Information Technology
Hood College has launched online programs in cybersecurity and information technology to make these programs more accessible for working professionals.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Senator Chris Van Hollen was awarded the 2019 MICUA Presidents' Award on February 5, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for his unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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