Fun Facts You May Not Know About AICUM Member Colleges and Universities
(in alphabetical order)
American International College
Has a formal integrated program for students with special needs.
Upperclass students can apply to live in themed dorms.
Anna Maria College
Offers varied academic programs including art and music therapy.
Assumption has just put the finishing touches on a new multi sports stadium.
Atlantic Union College
Offers a vegetarian/vegan culinary arts degree program.
Sponsors "Rocket Pitch" to give student entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch business ideas to prospective investors.
Bay Path College
Provides a van shuttle service to the local shopping mall and to other colleges for classes and special events.
Offers equine management concentration in business administration program, and equestrian team!
Provides all students with laptop computers.
Berklee College of Music
Participates in over 700 free public concerts given each year!
Boston Baptist College
Was founded in New York in 1975 as the Baptist Bible Institute East.
Be a Superfan and wear gold clothing to every sporting event.
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in a BU laboratory.
Hosts chapels of all faiths on campus, Jewish, Catholic, Protestant..
Has regional centers in Virginia, Georgia, Ontario, and Puerto Rico.
Uses Blackboard web-based software to supplement traditional course work.
Offers study abroad programs in 10 countries.
Helps students spend spring break in Honduras, building homes, forming soccer teams, working with kids.
College of the Holy Cross
Maintains on-campus movie theater that shows free second run films three days a week!
Owns its own television and radio station.
The only college in the northeast offering multiple degrees in Dance.
Three campuses! Boston, Los Angeles, Europe!
Celebrate tradition with pinning, cap and gown and ring ceremonies
Beautiful seaside location!
Paper writing, note taking and test taking workshops held year round.
Franklin Olin College of Engineering
Be part of creating a new campus culture!
Hosts special, parent prayer team for families.
First college in the country to require community service.
Seven U.S. presidents have studied at Harvard. Barack Obama will be the eighth.
Also home to the Boston Chapter of the American Jewish Historical Society.
Holds a first year seminar and first year peer mentor pogram to gude new students.
Earn undergraduate credit for unique travel study programs both within the US and abroad.
Marian Court College
The college's central building served as the summer White House for Calvin Coolidge in 1925.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Average starting salaries for graduates is between $50-80K!
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
73 Nobel prize winners have ties to MIT.
Self-designed courses of study and cooperative education programs available.
Mount Holyoke College
Facilities include a a $36 million, state-of-the-art Science Center.
Mount Ida College
Located in Newton, America's "Safest City."
New England College of Optometry
Incorporates clinical experiences in the very first year!
New England Conservatory
Joint five year double degree program with Tufts University available.
Offers 18 specially designed seminars for first year students.
Personal computer plan - each freshman receives use of a personal computer at no extra charge.
Students alternate classroom education with paid cooperative work experience.
Pine Manor College
Ranked Number One for campus diversity among BA liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report America's Best Colleges 2009.
After eight decades as a women-only residential college, Regis admitted undergraduate men in 2007.
Colleges of the Fenway allows cross-registration at five colleges — all within a five-minute walk of campus.
Honoring tradition, students still eat by candlelight every Thursday night and have tea on Friday afternoons.
Participates in Division III NCAA sports.
Encourages participation in ITS, a community service program that gets students beyond the boundaries of the campus.
Special academic services include free study groups, educational consultants, and tutoring services.
May be home to the world's largest collection of elephant statues. An elephant is also the school mascot.
Urban College of Boston
Early childhood courses offered in several languages.
Still honors Flower Sunday, the oldest and longest surviving tradition, which pairs homesick first year students with an upperclasswoman.
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Three part learning model combines class work with lab/studio work and cooperative education.
Western New England College
Offers a Learning Beyond the Classroom (LBC) Program for students in every major to reflect on cocurricular experiences and accomplishments through discussion, presentations, and/or portfolios. One LBC program discussed the similarities and differences of Colonial and modern day economies after a trip to Old Sturbridge Village.
All residential college with four special interest/living learning houses, 10 theme houses, and 18 traditional residence halls.
A leader in preparing teachers, social workers and child life professionals for service to children and families.
Replaced its Greek letter fraternity system with a residential house system beginning in 1962.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Offers Interactive Media and Game Development Major.