AIB College of Business

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2500 Fleur Drive

Des Moines, IA 50321

Phone: (515) 244-4221
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
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Aug. 15
application deadline

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AIB College of Business is a private institution that was founded in 1921. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 905, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 20 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $14,850 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Celebrating 92 years of educational excellence, AIB College of Business, as an institution of higher education, is dedicated to the development of our students as ethical, productive, and engaged citizens who are actively recruited as business professionals for a diverse world. With the support of lifetime career assistance, 99% of AIB graduates succeed in getting jobs or continuing their education. Full-time AIB students get a faster forward from college to career with AIB's Degree in 3, saving money while earning both an associate and bachelor's degree in just three years. Full-time students also save with AIB's Tuition Freeze, locking in one rate for their college education. Full- and part-time students enjoy AIB's work-friendly class times, year-round classes, and the flexibility of day, evening, and online degrees. With nearly 1,000 students, AIB is located minutes from the conveniences, attractions, and business networking opportunities of downtown Des Moines. Campus life revolves around a variety of student organizations and a growing athletics program in the NAIA that currently includes men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, baseball, softball, men's and women's bowling, competitive dance, and cheerleading.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1921
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar quarter
Setting city
2012 Endowment $7,038,314


When applying to AIB College of Business, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 94.3 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 94.3%
Application deadline August 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at AIB College of Business is 19:1, and the school has 19.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at AIB College of Business include: Business Administration and Management, General; Accounting; and Court Reporting/Court Reporter. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 67 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 19:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 61%
Accounting 36%
Court Reporting/Court Reporter 3%

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Student Life

AIB College of Business has a total undergraduate enrollment of 905, with a gender distribution of 40.2 percent male students and 59.8 percent female students. At this school, 36 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 49 percent of students live off campus. AIB College of Business is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 905
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

AIB College of Business offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and placement service. AIB College of Business also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at AIB College of Business, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at AIB College of Business.

Students who have cars on campus 60%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At AIB College of Business, 83.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,199.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

Tuition and fees $14,850 (2013-14)
Room and board $5,286 (2013-14)
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