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American InterContinental University - Atlanta Overview

American InterContinental University - Atlanta is a private for-profit institution situated in Atlanta, Georgia. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is American InterContinental University - Atlanta Known For?

483 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at AIU Atlanta is the master's degree.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from AIU Atlanta to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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American InterContinental University - Atlanta Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at AIU Atlanta.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#74 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#170 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is American InterContinental University - Atlanta?

Location of American InterContinental University - Atlanta

Contact details for AIU Atlanta are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, 500 Embassy Row, Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: 404-965-6500

How Do I Get Into AIU Atlanta?

You can apply to AIU Atlanta online at:

Since American InterContinental University - Atlanta has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford American InterContinental University - Atlanta?

74% Take Out Loans
19.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At AIU Atlanta, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $7,524 a year. That adds up to $30,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AIU Atlanta 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.

American InterContinental University - Atlanta Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,210 Full-Time Undergraduates
73% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,527 undergraduate students at AIU Atlanta, with 1,210 being full-time and 317 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  AIU Atlanta

There are also 236 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,210 full-time undergraduates at AIU Atlanta, 27% are male and 73% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  AIU Atlanta

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of American InterContinental University - Atlanta students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of AIU Atlanta Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 623
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 121
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 459

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at American InterContinental University - Atlanta. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 24 countries are represented at AIU Atlanta. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, India, and Bermuda.

Online Learning at American InterContinental University - Atlanta

1,540 Took All Classes Online
1,687 Took At Least One Class Online
195.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at AIU Atlanta. In 2017-2018, 1,687 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at AIU Atlanta has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 22nd most popular in Georgia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of AIU Atlanta

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at American InterContinental University - Atlanta was 195.5%. This is the #21 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at AIU Atlanta regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of AIU Atlanta majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 3%
Business, Management & Marketing 3%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19%
Education 11%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 36%
Health Professions 36%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 19%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at AIU Atlanta ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at AIU Atlanta.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Instructional Media Design #1
Computer Information Systems #2
Education #3
Accounting #6
Health & Medical Administrative Services #6
Computer & Information Sciences #7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #7
Criminal Justice & Corrections #7
Health Professions #8
Business Administration & Management #8
Business, Management & Marketing #10

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

American InterContinental University - Atlanta Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 100 182 99 381
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 34 69 0 103
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 25 17 42
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 8 0 14 0 22
Computer Information Systems 0 0 14 7 21
Music 19 0 0 0 19
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 10 0 10
Accounting 0 0 8 0 8
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 6 6
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 3 3
TOTAL 27 134 322 132 615


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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