N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,065

Avg.Financial Aid

014720

FAFSA Code

About American Intercontinental University (AIU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

8,777

Website

www.aiuniv.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

American Intercontinental University (AIU) was founded in the year 1970 in Europe. It is a private-for-profit university currently the university operates campuses in Atlanta, Houston, and provides online learning from Schaumburg, Illinois. The university started providing online courses in 2001.  

  • It has approximately 10,091 students enrolled in its degree courses. Total candidates enrolled for the full-time course is 4,961 and for a part-time, it is 5,130.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 35:1. 

  • The retention rate for full-time courses is 32% and for part-time, it is 25%. 

The university provides 24/7 access to the classes via the online portal or through its mobile app. It also provides the help of a group of four advisors who are the admissions, financial aid, faculties, and student advisors. 


Online Education at AIU

  • It provides 44 online degrees programs to its students in various disciplines such as Business Management, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Education and many more.

  • The university offers an adaptive learning style with its 'intellipath' learning technology where you can choose whether to read, listen or watch depending upon your preferences. You can have access to its online classes anytime, anywhere according to your daily schedule. 

  • It offers assorted courses which are completely accessible online and the tuition fee is lesser when compared to other universities. 


Reviews

Below are some of the reviews provided by the students of AIU.

  • As per some student's experience, working full time and attending classes was one of the most challenging things they have ever done. But, it helped them prepare for a career in digital marketing.  

  • The resources and materials provided are good. Students learn a lot and even if they have not finished with their programs yet, they do have employers willing to work with them until they graduate.  

  • AIU is probably one of the favorite online colleges for students given how many tools they provide the students to learn and collaborate. The professors care about their students.  

AIU Rankings

Some of the rankings according to the US News is given below. 

  • The university is ranked 184th in the 'Best Online Bachelor’s Program'.

  • It is also ranked 208th in the 'Best Online Graduate Education Programs'.

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Location & Contact

Address

231 N. Martingale Rd. 6th Floor

Contact

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Phone: 8777013800
Fax: 8777013800
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

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Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

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SAT Range

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ACT Range

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Application Fee

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SAT/ACT

N/A

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

N/A

Admission Requirements at AIU

For Undergraduate Programs

To be eligible for Admission into any undergraduate program with American Intercontinental University the applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • All completed applications for admission.
  • Submit Official Transcripts of High School Graduation or equivalent by the end of first quarter of enrollment.
  • An admissions interview may be requested by the student or the admissions committee.
  • Non-native speakers of English are required to provide proof of English proficiency with TOEFL or other English proficiency assessment) before the admission.

American Intercontinental University offers conditional admission where the students can begin courses with a pending receipt of their Proof of High School Graduation or equivalency. Proof of High School Graduation must be received by American Intercontinental University before the first day of the second quarter. An extension is given after an approval from the University’s Registrar’s Office.

Candidates may be asked to provide additional documentation to support the validity of their high school graduation. Any candidates who do not provide documentation of high school graduation or equivalency or submits invalid proof of high school graduation will be withdrawn from the University. Students will not be considered as regular students at the University until the Proof of High School Graduation or equivalent is received, evaluated and confirmed. After the receipt and evaluation of the required documents from an accredited high school or equivalency, students will be notified of admission. Students conditionally admitted will have to pay the tuition and fee charges and are financially responsible for all costs of attending the University.


For Graduate Programs

To be eligible for Admission into any undergraduate program with American Intercontinental University the applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • All completed applications for admission.
  • Submit Official Undergraduate Transcripts as proof from an appropriately accredited institution with a minimum average grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Additional documents like a resume, certificates, and portfolios may be required.
  • An admissions interview may be requested by the student or the admissions committee.
  • Non-native speakers of English are required to prove their proficiency in English with TOEFL or other English proficiency assessment before the admission process.

American Intercontinental University offers conditional admission where the students can begin courses with a pending receipt of their Proof of completion of an accredited Bachelor Degree or equivalency. Proof of accredited Bachelor Degree must be received by American Intercontinental University before the first day of the second quarter. An extension is given after an approval from the University’s Registrar’s Office.

Candidates may be asked to provide additional documentation to support the validity of their Bachelor Degree. Any candidates who do not provide documentation of Bachelor Degree graduation or equivalency or submits invalid proof of Bachelor Degree graduation will be withdrawn from the University. Students will not be considered as regular students at the University until the Documentation Proof of Graduation or equivalent is received, evaluated and confirmed. After the receipt and evaluation of the required documents from an accredited institute Admission Process or equivalency, students will be notified of admission. Students conditionally admitted will have to pay the tuition and fee charges and are financially responsible for all costs of attending the University.


Admission Process

Undergraduate Programs

  • Contact an Admissions Advisor: The Admissions Advisor can be contacted on 855-377-1888, Live chat or a Scheduled Phone Interview.
  • Complete the online application: Applicants must create an account and fill in the online application for admission. The application will ask for basic information, educational background and degree program interested in. The application can be saved to fill out the application later.
  • Proof of High School graduation and any college transcripts (if any):
  • Proof of High School Graduation: Students will be required to provide proof of the high school graduation or equivalent program. Acceptable official transcripts are High-school transcript or diploma and GED transcripts.
  • Proficiency in English & Math: All students applying for the undergraduate program need to prove their proficiency in English & Maths. If a student fails to prove proficiency, American Intercontinental University provides an assessment of one or both skills. This will assist the university in placement and judge whether the candidate requires additional support services.
  • Homeschooled Students: Homeschooled students must provide additional educational experience documentation which can be submitted online. 

Graduate Program

  • Contact an Admissions Advisor: The Admissions Advisor can be contacted on 855-377-1888, Live chat or a Scheduled Phone Interview.
  • Complete the online application: Applicants must create an account and fill in the online application for admission. The application will ask for basic information, educational background and degree program interested in. The application can be saved to fill out the application later.
  • Submit Undergraduate Transcripts: Graduate students must submit Official Undergraduate Transcripts to validate their baccalaureate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • The bachelor’s degree must have been earned from an accredited institute recognized by U.S. Department of Education or an internationally-recognized foreign institution of higher education.
  • Internationational students must have their official transcripts translated into English and evaluated by the U.S credential evaluation agency.
  • Students can be conditionally enrolled in the graduate-level AIU courses as a non-matriculating student for one session while your official transcripts are being reviewed. Once the verification of the documentation is done student will be given full-time status.

Transfer Credits

84% of AIU Online students, receive credits for previous school or military experience. The number of credits received will be reviewed by assessment evaluators towards the required credits for the degree program. For Associate Degrees, up to 75% of the degree program’s credits requirements are transferable. For Bachelor Degrees, up to 75% of the degree program’s credits requirements are transferable. For Master’s Degree, up to 12 credit hours.

International students can earn credits from:

  • U.S. accredited international institutions
  • Accredited Title-IV eligible institutions located abroad
  • Evaluated credits from an acceptable Credential Evaluators
  • Institutions accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Apply for Financial Aid

AIU students have various Financial Aid options federal loans, grants, and scholarships. Apply for Financial Aid online, as soon as possible.

Military Admissions Advisor

Military Admissions Advisor focuses on the needs of active duty, Reserve, and National Guard students as well as veterans, military spouses, and families. These candidates will need to submit a Veteran Assistance Shopping Sheet with an Online Application for admission.

Education Services Officers

Education Services Officers provide assistance for Tuition Assistance (TA) paperwork, Top-up benefits eligibility, and GI Bill benefits eligibility. To be eligible for the Top-up benefit, a military student must be approved for Tuition Assistance and be eligible for GI Bill Active Duty benefits. You must be a GI Bill-Active Duty participant and must have served two years full service on active duty.

AIU military students can earn credits through the ACE program, CLEP exams, DSST exams, and transfer credit review. AIU Online offers 45% tuition reduction to military students.

Re-Entry Advisor

Returning students can contact the Re-Entry Advisor if the students have attended AIU but didn’t graduate. Contact the Re-Entry Advisors at 877-701-3800 ext. 13782.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,036

Average Annual Cost

$11,562

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

38:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

41%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

7%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

31%

Male Professors

69%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

1,168 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

430 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

119 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

75 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

70 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,940

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

68%

Full-time

83%

Part-time

17%

Students Gender

Male

29%

US National: 44%

Female

71%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

28% White

34% Unknown

32% Black

1% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

0 Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

96%

Out Of State

4%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,773 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$22,339

$49,579

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$232 - 515

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,065

Students Receiving Federal Grants

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,317

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,515

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,245

$30K - $48K

$4,618

$48K - $75K

$2,537

$75K - $110K

$3,964

The financial aid representatives are committed to providing guidance and assistance to students and their family with financial aid programs. There are several institutional aids provided by the college to help eligible students.

The FAFSA form should be filled and submitted to identify the status of eligibility and requirement of the applicant.  American Intercontinental University (AIU) Federal school code is 014720

  • Students can opt for Federal Aids like Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Direct Loan, and Federal PLUS Loans.

  • AIU Academic Progress Scholarship, Career Education Scholarship Fund, AIU Advantage Grant, AIU Lifelong Learning Grant, Alumni Referral Grant, AIU Tribal Educational Alliances Grant, AIU Success Grant, AIU Student Determination Grant are provided as Institutional Aid

  • AIU Veterans Grant, AIU Military Spouse Grant, Yellow Ribbon Grant, EANGUS Scholarship are part of Military Aid available at the university. 

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