American International College

1000 State St, Springfield, United States
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Overview of American International College

About this school

American International, founded in 1885, is a private college of liberal arts and professional education. Its 58-acre campus is located in Springfield, 90 miles west of Boston.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,372
    • Men:560 (40.8%)
    • Women:812 (59.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to American International College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 State Street
City, State, Zip
Springfield, MA  01109-3189
Phone
(413) 205-3201
Fax
(413) 737-2803
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
September 7
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
72% of 1,988 applicants were admitted
Women
75% of 1,065 applicants were admitted
Men
69% of 923 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
459 (32%) of 1,428 admitted students enrolled
Women
232 (29%) of 795 admitted students enrolled
Men
227 (36%) of 633 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.91
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
25%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
450-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
452-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
13%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
34%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $35,680 (67.72968868640851%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,300 (27.145026575550492%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.277904328018223%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,500 (2.847380410022779%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


American International College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002114
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
343 (99.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
328 (95.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
328 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (10.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$26,137
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 328 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,327
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 302 (92.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,137
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 31 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,394 (92.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,333 (95.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,328 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
159 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$23,969
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,320 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,916
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,206 (90.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,595
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 135 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,587
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Public Servants

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$640

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


72

Part-Time Faculty


248

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


15%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 63% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
236,880

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
230
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


American International College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


39.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


41.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration, occupational therapy; education

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (22)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Middle School Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education
  • Taxation

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


153,703

Nearest Metropolitan Area


58 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
15 average low in January, 74.5 average high in September
Rain
133 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Hartford, Conn.
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Springfield
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Springfield

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


49% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


51%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Yellow Jackets
School Colors
Gold and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


American International College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student activities committee, model congress, pride (persons ready in defense of ebony), student government, school newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,254

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,372
Women
812
Men
560

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 24.6% Black/African-American
  • 19.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 40.0% White
  • 10.6% Unknown

International Students


3.0% from 20 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,911

Student Resources

Study resources