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Overall I would say as online Universities goBrightComputer Science
Overall I would say as online Universities go AIU (American Intercontinental University)is a good school with a lot more emphasis on academics than I expected. I am a fairly bright person. A bit of an under-achiever earlier in life but finally woke up :-). I have found the work at AIU fairly challenging. In that aspect I would say that I would NOT categorize it as a "Diploma Mill" at all! You definitely earn your grades!

With that said... The unfortunate reality sets in after you begin studies (e.g. tuition is paid) that you are customer and not really a student. I say unfortunate because I believe if they treated it more like a real University they would be right up there with some of the traditional schools.

All in all I definitely feel more prepared in the field I am getting into (I.T.- Network). I am not even half way through my B.I.T (Bachelor of Information Technologies) and feel confident enough to test for certifications (A-Plus ect)I don't necessarily plan to go to school when this is done so I don't really care whether my credits will transfer.

1st Year Male -- Class 2014
Useful Schoolwork: B, Individual Value: C-
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I attended what is now AIU Atlanta.Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etc
I attended what is now AIU Atlanta. I absolutely loved my time there. The professors were so down to earth and made themselves available to help you at any time. i dont know how aiu found the most upbeat bubbly staff. the teachers there were passionate about what they do and generally cared for us. i'd recommend AIU to anyone. although the Dunwoody and Buckhead campuses merged and since then the teachers i was referring to have left. i do not know whats going on now. since the merger i have been an online student.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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This has been the BEST decision I haveNot so brightEducation
This has been the BEST decision I have ever made! The faculty and employees are polite and friendly, no email has EVER gone unanswered for longer than 48 hours, and THAT was ON instructor. The instructors know their subject and are easy to talk to and their work is challenging and really interesting. I completed my AA in October of 2010 and am working on my Bachelors; then my Masters.Is it expensive? YES. This is a for profit school...BUT, with financial aid, I've had NOTHING out of pocket yet. AND they provide the books, programs, etc ALL INCLUDED IN THE TUITION!
1st Year Female -- Class 2012
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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