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American InterContinental University - Online Overview

American InterContinental University - Online is a private for-profit institution located in Schaumburg, Arizona. AIU Online is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

What Is American InterContinental University - Online Known For?

1,797 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at AIU Online is the master's degree.

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American InterContinental University - Online Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

AIU Online has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#70 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#171 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Instructional Media Design Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#164 Best Value Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards AIU Online has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#9 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#13 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#56 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#74 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#90 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#115 Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is American InterContinental University - Online?

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
Website: www.aiuniv.edu
Facebook: http://www.aiuniv.edu/#
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AIUniv

How Do I Get Into AIU Online?

You can apply to AIU Online online at: enroll.aiuonline.edu/applicationprocess/Default.aspx

American InterContinental University - Online has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford American InterContinental University - Online?

85% 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 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.

American InterContinental University - Online Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,315 Full-Time Undergraduates
74% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,153 undergraduate students at AIU Online, with 8,315 being full-time and 838 being part-time.

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

There are also 799 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,315 full-time undergraduates at AIU Online, 26% are male and 74% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  AIU Online

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of AIU Online Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 30
Black or African American 2,378
Hispanic or Latino 63
White 2,123
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3,720

Geographic Diversity

Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at American InterContinental University - Online. At this time, 48 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 31 countries are represented at AIU Online. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Angola, Equatorial Guinea, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at American InterContinental University - Online

8,777 Took All Classes Online
8,777 Took At Least One Class Online
-7.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at AIU Online. In 2017-2018, 8,777 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 4th most popular in Arizona 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 Online

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at American InterContinental University - Online was -7.2%. This is the #199 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at AIU Online regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 2%
Business, Management & Marketing 1%
Computer & Information Sciences 8%
Computer Information Systems 8%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 18%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at AIU Online ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Instructional Media Design #33
Teacher Education Grade Specific #51
Computer Information Systems #61
Accounting #84
Computer & Information Sciences #88
Criminal Justice & Corrections #91
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #95
Education #95
Health & Medical Administrative Services #99
Business Administration & Management #126
Health Professions #132
Business, Management & Marketing #136

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 - Online Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 388 682 449 1,519
Criminal Justice & Corrections 162 288 0 450
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 122 33 155
Computer Information Systems 0 107 44 151
Instructional Media Design 0 0 62 62
Accounting 0 48 0 48
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 3 3
TOTAL 550 1,247 591 2,388

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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