American InterContinental University Reviews

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Avg. time to find work: 1-3 months
% career related to degree: 83%
Average reviewer salary: $78,333

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Percent Employed --- Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary --- % Degree Helped Career 50%
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Percent Employed --- Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $60,000 % Degree Helped Career 100%

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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2007
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I graduated from AIU online in 2007 with a Master's in Information Technology. I recommend AIU for three reasons: the academic advisors are helpful throughout your academic program, the curriculum is geared towards working professionals, and it is worth the personal investment. The academic advisor helped guide me by checking in on me throughout my courses to see how things were progressing. I used my advisor to mediate for me when I needed more time with projects. This was helpful especially when I had business trips that overlapped with my job schedule making meeting deadlines tight. The program is wonderful if you already in a professional environment and seeking the degree for a promotion or just in general to improve prospects. The program teaches you time management skills but as previously stated, advisors are willing to work with you if you fall behind. In addition, the papers submitted are scored for similarity with papers from top universities to avoid plagiarism. Primarily, I wanted to obtain this degree for personal reasons to prove to myself and to my peers that I had the integrity, determination, and wherewithal to complete what I started. The only thing I wished I had done differently was cash flowed the student loan payments.

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Degree: International Business/Trade/Commerce
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A school is only as good as its graduates. So, before posting any comments, be sure to brush up on your grammar and punctuation. I often wonder how many of you were able to graduate with you level of English... Anyway, I am currently enrolled and hope to graduate next year. At first, I thought it was going to be "a piece of cake", until I got a F. I had to seriously reevaluate my approach. Things are much better now and I am doing the level of graduate work I am capable of. In the process, my knowledge base has grown immensely! Let's face it, the standard of education is falling in so many colleges and universities. This is due, in part, to the level of preparation in high school. I read a comment earlier where someone stated; "there are no tests". Guess what, graduate work involve tons of research and miles of writing.

Review By Information Technology Student
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2013
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I have to admit after reading all these negative reviews it appears many people are just pissed off because they realized the school wasn’t easy. This is not for the faint of heart, you will work and you will be doing a ton of reading and research. I have found a handful of current students dropping or only doing one class at a time after realizing just how tough it is. Trust me when I say I earned my current 3.95 GPA and this did not come easy. This was all about working ahead both in group and on my own. I always worked ahead and didn’t wait until the last minute to hand in my assignments. I will be complete with my Masters in information technology on November 10th and I’m very excited about my accomplishments. Java was a really tough class, along with object orientated programming and that’s not even the icing on the cake. I had to hire a tutor at one point, its all about how you apply yourself and how dedicated a person is to get the best out of any college. People I say stop crying because you didn’t do your research on how much AIU is and about not getting your degree, that is no one’s fault but your own. I don’t care what college you go to, AIU, University Of Phoenix, CTU, Yale, you will have to put in many hours of work and money into it any way you slice it. And my degree is also helping me get the nice raise that I deserve! So to all the haters grow up and stop blaming your laziness on the college, take a big look at yourself and what you could have done before committing.

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MBA in Human Resources Student -
Degree: Human Resources Management and Services, Other
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This is my review of AIU. I began AIU in 2009 and just finished my BBA with a concentration in human resource management. Next month I begin my MBA as well. My experience with this school has been great. The faculty is awesome, the student advisors and staff are awesome as well. Sometimes I wonder how people have gotten into the school with the assignments that they post but its part of it. I do dislike the group projects but that is part of it as well. Overall I love the school and my oldest son who is 21 and my husband both attend here as well both start their MBA's in October as well.

its so much better than any other school
mike -
Degree: Fine Arts
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So, I read some bad reviews, and i want to tell everyone my experiences. I started my online experience at DeVry, WHAT A JOKE THAT WAS! they suck but i digress within two weeks after the devry experience i enrolled in AIU and my first class i was introduced to my professor, A WORLD CLASS ARTIST, as time went on i was introduced to Highly respected professors in their respected fields they all taught full time at LARGE universities and also teach online classes for AIU to make extra money. BUT they teach with the same quality. SO you learn from some outstanding individuals. I read these reviews of its a breeze i got a 4.0 Yeah i got the same going but its not a breeze, if you put into it a good effort your going to get what you did. This school is accredited with the same accreditations that schools like Duke, and Virginia tech hold, so why not, your getting the same value for your money, I will grad in august of 2014, and i won't be disappointed. I already have standing job offers when i graduate. as for Finicial aid, They have employer partenerships just ask them if your employer is a part of it. I know that my Wife worked at Dollar General and i got about 5000 bucks for free. So ask if your spouses work is a partner as well. They are awesome. They do their best to work with you on so many levels. Academic Advisors can be your biggest pain in the back side but thats because they don't actively try and do something for you they tell you who to talk to .the Ebooks leave something to be desired. but these are minor things that you deal with. overall i have a friend in a school like everest online and they are looking at 5 years. I am looking at 2 years for a bachelors. why would you waste your time doing anything else..just jump into it

Review By Sandra Branch
Degree: Business
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It is a great school, I enjoy going online.

Would you get the same degree if you could start over?

I am currently in school now.

What advice can you offer other students?

To go back to school while they have the chance to better their education

Above average university
Silvio Oliveira -
Degree: MBA in Management
Graduation Year: 2012
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This university was a good fit for me since I enjoyed its array of study aid and the fact that many courses were taught in a live environment where the professors were actually lecturing live and we had the opportunity to ask questions for clarification and for participations as it progressed.

Would you get the same degree if you could start over?

Yes, I think I made the right decision since it has solidified my position at work towards becoming the Materials Manager.

What advice can you offer other students?

Be sure to understand that is a high value of taking courses in a traditional format versus online if you have time to pursuit that option. I do not recommend an undergraduate degree online but I definitely recommend a graduate degree online. As for earning a graduate degree, do not expect to get a job or high paying job right away simply because you have the degree, nor that you are now entitled to a higher salary or be promoted if you're already employed. The degree will help you in the long run but may not in the short term.

I got a GPA of 4.0 but I think I didn...
Rose Findley -
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2010
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This school was ok. The good think is I got straight A's what is good for the resume. the bad thing is everybody was having an A and also a GPA of 4.0.... good or bad you get a 4.0 I didn't learned so much. The good think I got my degree!!!

Would you get the same degree if you could start over?

I wouldn't start again...I already have my digree.

AIU is a joke!! Don't attend!
Ann Smith -
Degree: MBA in Accounting
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This school is a joke!!! Don't waste your time and money. It is really frustrating how our education has become just a business and it is the case of AIU. Basically, I think that if you breathe, then you're capable to be admitted in this university. I spent three months and I was embarrassed of dealing with people that seems to be still in high school or even worse ...elementary...that's the academic level here. If you want just to have a degree...this is the place for you. If like me, you want to learn and be respected when you look for a job, don't be like me and do a previous research.

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Kevin Garry -
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2004
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Going to AIU was an excellent fit for me. I was able to study in the field I wanted and continue to work Full Time supporting my family.

Would you get the same degree if you could start over?

When I went to AIU they didn't have the disciplines in BIT they have today. I would have focused on Assurance and Security if available when I attended classes.

What advice can you offer other students?

Go to AIU, great program, challenging and yet flexible for those requiring full time jobs.

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