American International College

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School Overview

Originally established as a French Protestant College by Reverend Calvin Amaron in 1885, the American International College (AIC) today is a private, co-educational liberal-arts college. AIC is located in the Mason Square neighborhood in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Rev. Calvin E. Amaron, the founder of AIC, established the college in an effort to provide higher education opportunities to the French Protestant minority living in the Massachusetts area. In 1892, the school opened its doors to other minority groups, including women and immigrants from Europe and Canada. Today the college is a multi-cultural institution of higher learning that continues to emphasize acceptance, diversity and commitment to the community.

General Information

Admission Office
1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 205-3201
(800) 242-3142
Fax: (413) 205-3051

Contact: Peter Miller
Vice President for Admission Services
Main Address
1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 205-3700

www.aic.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,717
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 384
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,717
Graduate enrollment: 1,437

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Accounting/Computer Science B
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

American International College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(413) 737-7000
Website:www.aic.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=aic2
Address:1000 State Street, Springfield, MA 01109
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,377
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):45%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,706 (80% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,140
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,140
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,402

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

American International College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2173
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Education8102
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs54
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology2153
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences4
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total12233235

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs2
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,140
Out-of-state$33,140
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,166
Out-of-state$14,166

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid337100%
Grant or scholarship aid337100%$25,402
Student loan aid29788%$7,719

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,41395%$22,473
Federal student loans1,27686%$7,606

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,9068451,061
Percent admitted100%67%72%
Percent admitted who enrolled17%18%16%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

American International College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,377
Undergraduate enrollment1,414
Graduate enrollment1,963

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

American International College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

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