American InterContinental University Reviews - Bachelor's in Criminal JusticeSee reviews of all programs at American InterContinental University
Worst school (online)I've ever attended they do not work with their students if you have a family emergency or family death might as well say goodbye they will NOT work with you at all they will tell you to apply fit an appeal but after talking to several other students that attended they always deny the appeal letter. Oh and once they deny you that is permanent there is no getting back in don't waste your time on this school I've also heard from former students that they have not been able to find jobs.
I have been off and on with this University due to travel constraints for work and that of starting a family. I was able to stop classes and restart up a couple years later when things calmed down with little to no hassle. The Staff across the board has been terrific and helpful in all things even when i decided to change my major. They provided a detailed process and made it very painless. Overall the classes can be very fast passed but the level of information you receive is very well organized and presented compared to other Universities. All of the accreditation are good and i am satisfied with what i am paying for.
I only took a few courses online at this school...after talking to many students that have graduated from this school. Majority of them couldn't find a job after graduating and the interviewers said they've never heard about this school. So I decided to drop out, couple years later, looked at my student loans and it said I owed $16k!!! Tried making payments but I was only paying enough for the interest...by this rate I'll be paying for this for the rest of my life!!
As a student at AIU online I must say I love it My instructors are great .My classes are great. The staff is super helpful. My advisor reaches out to me weekly just to check in.My instructors call me if I email them a question. I love the live chats they are super helpful.Im so glad I chose this school they fit my busy schedule and make learning a breeze.
American Intercontinental University is a diverse university in that they are proud in that their university brings in men and women from all across the United States and abroad to study both on campus and online. Furthermore, if your the type of student that likes to sleep in and focus on your education then this university is the appropriate one for you not only do they have on campus classes, but they also have online classes as well. In addition, to the university being diverse they also offer opportunities to be involved in different academic fraternities based on your degree program, and they also offer opportunities to be involved with student employment and student government as well. American Intercontinental University offers degree programs in several fields pertaining to Criminal Justice, Fashion, Film/Media, and Business. If your looking for a career in any of these fields than American Intercontinental University is the right place for you.
Horrible explanation of the student loans. They give you way more than what you need. Also, I was guided to this degree which is useless to me. It didn't help me towards law. They don't help you find a job. The ones they offer are at poverty level. Crazy.
It was hard and I felt like giving up, however, I found myself with some of the most intriguing professors and classmates. You have to apply yourself, you must demand more of you, which makes the commencement ever more satisfying. I would recommend AIU to anyone, especially working parents. While I would have loved to had the time to go into classes my life and responsibilities demand that time so AIU online was perfect for my degree.
AIU was solid from the second I spoke with my counselor until the day I graduated. I never had any problems reaching anyone there each and every department was helpful and answered all my questions. Technical Support I love those guys, I developed a unique relationship with them for sure I would call them at 3 or 4 am no problem they were helpful and every time saved the day. From calling my instructors when I was late with an assignment cause of a computer glitch or whatever the case may be they were there for me. The student Advisors are all awesome and never gave up on me when I felt like quitting they said some kind words and I continued with my program,. I have to admit I am not the easiest person to work with and I hadmy share of melt downs. The support at AIU was all that. The teachers let me tell you have the best of the best credentials Every one of my teachers through out my four years was a Phd. in their chosen field of expertise, with the exception of maybe one or two teachers. But let me tell you that was rare. The teachers are awesome and very patient. They are lienient in their expectations of their students. Meaning they go easy on you. I would 100% recommend this school to anybody who is thinking of going here. I had an amazing experience for my four years and in fact I am enrolled in the Master's program currently and enjoying it as well. I have gotten numerous job opportunities and still entertaining more as we speak. The school has a job placement department as well to help students find a good paying job. You are goning to need it cause the cost is well lets just say you cant get a good job without the education that you get from AIU or any other school. The prices at AIU are competitive with other schools. And there are programs when you finish to help pay the outstanding balances. Oh and one more thing. The hours are awesome I study at my own pace and I am able to work around my existing schedule which is a bonus cause I'm a single parent and work with not many hours left over for school. So this school worked for me. Thanks for reading my story.
After receiving 2 degrees from AIU, I believe I speak from an informed perspective. I hold an A.A. in Business Administration, and just completed my B.S. in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security and Crisis Management on June 2nd. I completed both programs with a 4.0 and I can tell you I worked intensively and diligently to obtain my Summa Cum Laude standing. This school provides all the tools one needs to obtain a college education, and the professors and staff are highly supportive. The flexibility of the online format allows many to return to college that would otherwise be unable to do so. The intensity of the programs however may not be for everyone as the programs are not easy. In order to be successful in AIU, you must be willing to devote many hours per week to researching, studying, and preparing assignments. Basically, you are immersed in the course topics to effectively develop assignments, but this ensures the material is truly absorbed and learned. Research skills are critical and if you don't have them, or you are not willing to develop them, and put time into the program, you will not be successful. But, if you apply yourself and remain disciplined throughout the course studies, the education one receives from AIU is excellent. I would and DO recommend this program to anyone willing to commit to their own education!