Welcome to the Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida

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The Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida (ICUF) is a diverse association of 31 private, not-for-profit, educational institutions all based in Florida and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS). We serve more than 155,000 students at 135 sites around Florida. We offer programs at the main campuses, at satellite sites in communities and at state colleges. This website will provide you with a wide array of information including legislative updates, breaking news on higher education, and publications highlighting our institutions varied characteristics and contributions to the State of Florida.

Economic Impact Study


Science Math Master

Multimedia E-library

Newly released study by the Washington Economics Group demonstrates ICUF institutions’ positive economic impacts to the state of Florida. Professional development in Biology & Math for teachers who must better educate high school students for college, the workplace and the future. The Multimedia E-library is a web-based virtual learning portal that features self-paced learning curricula with topics that include general K-12 teacher education, space science, basic electricity, biotechnology, technical mathematics, cryogenics, Florida history and many other subjects.


Florida Independent College Fund

Distance Learning Program Search

Resources for students and parents including information about the ICUF Presidential Fellows program, a student leadership program. Follow Us on TwitterFICF a not-for-profit organization that works closely with the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF) to provide opportunities for ICUF institutions to expand access to students from all backgrounds. Looking for an online degree? Click here to search for online program offerings across all ICUF institutions.