FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We’ll schedule an hour for the initial meeting, to give you plenty of time to get all your questions answered and, as time permits, to take a tour of the campus and meet the staff and faculty.
The length of each program varies depending on your individual schedule and attendance; however, most programs can be completed in less than a year for full-time attending students.
The tuition and fees for each program are reviewed in detail during the interview process, and are available in the current catalog online at any time.
Students cannot always afford to pay their educational costs in full at the beginning of their programs of study. Therefore, the school participates in various programs designed to assist students to meet their educational costs on a more affordable basis. The school is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting commission and is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to offer federal financial assistance (Title IV) programs to eligible students.
A student must apply for admission prior to completing a packaging appointment with the Financial Aid Department at the school. In general, financial aid is awarded based upon need. In order to assist applicants to complete their financing prior to beginning classes, the school makes available individual appointments for each applicant with a Financial Aid Advisor who will assist with form completion and answer questions that may arise. However, general information about Financial Aid is available to all prospective applicants in the Financial Aid Department on campus.
As a part of your on-campus admissions interview, you will know during your visit if you are able to apply for the program that interests you. Following your visit and completed application, you will receive a formal letter of acceptance or rejection in the mail within 1-2 weeks.
Career Services Specialists provide job search assistance. Job search assistance includes advising about job search strategies, assisting with résumé preparation and helping improve interviewing skills and may be provided individually, in groups or both at the discretion of the school. This service is available to all graduates no matter when you graduate from American Institute.