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American InterContinental University - Atlanta Data & Information Overview

Great Price Value for Your Money
16% Student Loan Default Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on American InterContinental University - Atlanta, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more.
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How Well Is American InterContinental University - Atlanta Ranked?

#2,127 Best Colleges in Nation
#66 Best Colleges in GA
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked AIU Atlanta as #2,127 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when AIU Atlanta held the #2,166 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 68 colleges in Georgia, AIU Atlanta is ranked at #66.

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Is It Hard to Get Into AIU Atlanta?

Open Admissions Policy

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into American InterContinental University - Atlanta since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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American InterContinental University - Atlanta Faculty

11 to 1 Student to Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at AIU Atlanta is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Retention and Graduation Rates at American InterContinental University - Atlanta

23% Freshmen Retention
12% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 23% rate at American InterContinental University - Atlanta is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  23 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 12% for first-time, full-time students at AIU Atlanta, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  12 out of 100

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American InterContinental University - Atlanta Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,003 Full-Time Undergraduates
51.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
70.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,312 undergraduates at AIU Atlanta with 1,003 being full-time and 309 being part-time.

How Much Does American InterContinental University - Atlanta Cost?

$14,939 Net Price
78% Take Out Loans
$25,620 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of AIU Atlanta is $14,939. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of AIU Atlanta, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At AIU Atlanta, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $6,405 a year. That adds up to $25,620 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AIU Atlanta is 15.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do AIU Atlanta Graduates Make?

$36,551 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from AIU Atlanta make about $36,551 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 14% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of American InterContinental University - Atlanta

Georgia State
1,003 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
American InterContinental University - Atlanta is a private for-profit institution situated in Atlanta, Georgia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for AIU Atlanta are given below.

Contact Details
Address:6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row, Atlanta, GA 30328

American InterContinental University - Atlanta Majors

9 Majors With Completions
344 Undergraduate Degrees
101 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 9 majors graduated from American InterContinental University - Atlanta. Of these students, 344 received undergraduate degrees and 101 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular MajorsBachelor’s DegreesAverage Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management119$41,068
Criminal Justice & Corrections50$28,733
Health & Medical Administrative Services32$35,095
Computer Information Systems12$45,331
Film, Video & Photographic Arts7$14,267
Design & Applied Arts4$19,700
Instructional Media Design0NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific0NA

Learn more about the majors offered at American InterContinental University - Atlanta along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at AIU Atlanta

95% Take At Least One Class Online
87% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 1,125 students took at least one online class at American InterContinental University - Atlanta. This is a decrease from the 1,357 students who took online classes the previous year.

YearTook at Least One Online ClassTook All Classes Online

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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