About Us

Wisconsin's private, nonprofit colleges & universities working together

Our Mission

Wisconsin's private, nonprofit colleges and universities working together for educational opportunity.

What We Do

The Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU) is the official organization of Wisconsin’s 22 private, nonprofit colleges and universities. WAICU is dedicated to expanding educational opportunity for students and is nationally recognized for its innovative programming to control college costs and for its partnerships with employers to provide skilled graduates.


WAICU staff are dedicated to WAICU's mission and work for educational opportunity in all that they do.

COVID-19 Resources

Resources for WAICU members on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)