American InterContinental University Reviews

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American InterContinental University
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Avg. time to find work: Found a job before graduating
% career related to degree: 88%
Average reviewer salary: $51,000

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Percent Employed 25% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $10,000 % Degree Helped Career 63%
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Percent Employed --- Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $60,000 % Degree Helped Career 100%
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Percent Employed --- Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary --- % Degree Helped Career 50%

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Degree: Fashion Merchandising
Graduation Year: 2016
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Every opportunity is what you make it. The school has amazing facilities and extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and experienced staff/instructors. Hours of operation for the facilities are very inconvenient to students. We should have at least 1 main building open 24 hours or at the least available until 2am. We invest a lot of money and time in our education, we should at least have a facility available when needed like most universities. Transportation has major opportunities. We have some dedicated drivers, but the shuttle systems is unreliable.Overall it's a great school, but there are many areas of opportunity, I have made the best of my experience this far.

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AIU Online
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Degree: Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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AIU Online has been a very good experience for me personally. The instructors/professors have been wonderful within the art program and I am sad to see it go. I have seen mixed reviews of this school, just as you can see with any other facility. Some students will be happy with their experience while others will be less than happy. I feel that the success of an online degree program really depends on the individual. Of course it helps to have a wonderful faculty, and I have, but it takes a lot of personal motivation and responsibility. Online learning is not for everyone, but for a self motivated individual who is comfortable with online interaction and who is looking for academic achievement that is flexible it can be a fantastic option. You will truly get out of it what you put into it. If you are not really interested in learning and putting forth an effort this may not be for you, but if you are and they have a degree program that fits your needs this may be exactly what you are looking for.

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Tiffany Santiago - 22 days ago

I regret the day I ever attended this "college." Now that I'm trying to attend a University to complete my Bachelor's degree, I find that I'm only able to transfer less than half the credits I earned for my Associate's from AIU online. Basically, with the 90 credits I earned from AIU, I'm unable to transfer the amount needed of 60 credits for an Associate's degree to another college. The University I'm trying to attend will only accept 39 to transfer. I honestly feel like I've wasted my money and time because it's now going to take much longer to earn my Bachelor's degree. Save your money and time because it's not worth it!

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Charity - 21 days ago

I am sorry to hear about your issues in transferring credits but it is up to the school that you are transferring to whether or not to accept credits from another school. The required curriculum at some schools may be different as well and that can happen at any academic institution and isn't entirely unusual. It can also vary based on geographical region. I am not defending it, just saying that it is not an issue that is solely attributed to AIU, or an online program, or only one institution. You could have this issue in transferring from one state University to another even. I mention this because I have a relative that transferred from Vanderbilt to MTSU and not all of their credits were transferable to a University within the same state.

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Degree: Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Graduation Year: 2012
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I loved every minute of the instruction and all the new and exciting skills I learned at AIU. The instructors were all extremely knowledgable, the requirements for assignments and discussion with classmates was all a good experience. I would recommend this online school and degree to anyone. I am currently working in Freelance art and illustration for children's books and magazines, as well as online stock companies.

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Degree: Business Administration and Management, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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I got my Bachelors in Business Administration Specializing in Health Care Management and it has put me in the hole. I have applied for months to various places trying to get a job even at places i was over qualified in and have nothing. Now i am stuck scrapping to make 500 dollar payments with no job. I made good grades, i learned a little the work was more time consuming than anything. This school is VERY expensive be sure to compare finances to other schools and the way there academic year is, is year round so you don't get as much financial aid as you would at a campus school.

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Opens Doors
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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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Vendelyn Richardson - about 1 month ago

Please clarify what you meant about cash flow & student loans

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loyalsudz - about 1 month ago

To cash flow the student loans means to pay as I attended the university out of pocket. I was working full-time and at the time had I been on a written budget, I probably could have avoided student loans all together given my income. I followed Dave Ramsey's program to get out of debt and paid off my student loans and consequently total debts in February 2014 after graduating in 2007. I chalk it up as a life lesson learned.

You get out of it exactly what you put into it!
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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.

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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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Awesome School
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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.

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its so much better than any other school
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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

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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

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