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American InterContinental University - Online Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on American InterContinental University - Online? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors AIU Online offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is American InterContinental University - Online Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

American InterContinental University - Online was awarded 26 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked AIU Online as #1,713 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

AIU Online also holds the #61 spot on the Best Colleges in Arizona ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into AIU Online?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into American InterContinental University - Online, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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American InterContinental University - Online Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at American InterContinental University - Online is 32 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Retention and Graduation Rates at American InterContinental University - Online

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 39% rate at American InterContinental University - Online 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  39 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At AIU Online this rate is 28%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  28 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at AIU Online

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,940 undergraduates at AIU Online with 6,605 being full-time and 1,335 being part-time.

AIU Online Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 89.35 out of 100, AIU Online is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  89.35 out of 100
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How Much Does American InterContinental University - Online Cost?

The overall average net price of AIU Online is $12,022. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for AIU Online

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,842 $12,469 $14,550 $13,123 $17,087

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 Online, 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 Online, approximately 85% of students took out student loans averaging $6,874 a year. That adds up to $27,496 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AIU Online is 19.2%. 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 Online Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from AIU Online make around $37,300 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 6% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of American InterContinental University - Online

American InterContinental University - Online is a private for-profit institution situated in Schaumburg, Arizona. The rural area surrounding AIU Online is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of American InterContinental University - Online

Contact details for AIU Online are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2200 E Germann Rd, Schaumburg, IL 85286
Phone: 877-701-3800

American InterContinental University - Online Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 7 majors graduated from American InterContinental University - Online. Of these students, 1,797 received undergraduate degrees and 591 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 Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 682 $39,800
Criminal Justice & Corrections 288 $31,200
Health & Medical Administrative Services 122 NA
Computer Information Systems 107 $43,100
Accounting 48 $35,400
Instructional Media Design 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA

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

Online Learning at AIU 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 2017-2018, 8,777 students took at least one online class at American InterContinental University - Online. This is a decrease from the 9,699 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 8,777 8,777
2016-2017 9,699 9,699
2015-2016 10,091 10,091
2014-2015 11,560 11,560
2013-2014 11,900 11,900

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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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