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Alliant International University

Alliant International University is college with 917 students located in San Diego, CA.

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Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Focus on Undergraduate Professions

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Alliant is a private, not-for-profit university offering graduate study in psychology, education, business and management, law and forensic studies, and two year (junior and senior years) undergraduate bachelor's completion programs in several fields. Alliant is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and encompasses a family of five schools with seven California campuses, three international locations and a student body of over 4,000.

Alliant's schools specialize in preparing students to enter professions that require both advanced knowledge and highly specialized skills. Degree programs emphasize the practical application of theory and research, and most of those programs provide opportunities for students to participate in placements, practicums and internships in the field during their course of study.

Alliant is committed to preparing professionals who are able not only to practice in the profession for which they are trained, but who also want to make positive contributions to their communities. Alliant's programs train students to solve real world, significant problems in a diverse and increasingly global world.

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 917
Gender 44% Male / 56% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 20% Full Time / 80% Part Time
Geography 93% In State / 7% Out of State / 5% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 75% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 7%
Multi-racial 1%
International 6%
Hispanic/Latino 46%
Ethnicity Unknown 35%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%

Housing

Campus housing is available for undergraduates. Housing deposit : $265.00. Freshman allowed to have car. No pets.

35% of students live on-campus.

  • Coed Dorms
  • Housing Offered

Activities

Student Publications: Envoy

  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Model UN

Student Services

  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries dorms wired for access to campus-wide network student web hosting available dorms wired for high speed internet connections
  • Counseling Services: veteran's counselor alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs women's services
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): english as a second language (esl) independent study internships liberal arts/career combination
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Business Administration and Management (35%), Psychology (25%), International Business/Trade/Commerce (16%), Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (14%), International Relations and Affairs (7%), Management Information Systems (1%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that prepares individuals to manage international businesses and/or business operations. Includes instruction in the principles and processes of export sales, trade controls, foreign operations and related problems, monetary issues, international business policy, and applications to doing business in specific countries and markets.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

Job Opportunities:

Computer and Information Systems Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Computer Programmers
Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Political Scientists
Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President Geoffrey Cox, PhD
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Full-time Faculty 180
Student : Faculty Ratio 13 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 46 : 53
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100
International Faculty 1

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 43/100
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Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 49.2% accepted of 128 applications

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,968 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $19,768

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $15,336, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $15,336 Same as On-Campus
Fees $310 Same as On-Campus
Housing $7,560 $11,268
Books $1,710 $1,710
Total (before financial aid) $24,916 $28,624

Students Receiving Aid

75% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 75% $8,933
Federal Scholarships/Grants 75% $9,133
Institutional Grants 50% $1,200
Other Federal Grants 75% $4,000
Pell Grants 75% $5,133
Student Loans 75% $8,933

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.alliant.edu/admissions/financial-aid-scholarships/index.php.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.alliant.edu/_resources/net-price-cal/npcalc.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

75% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

WalletHub

#127 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America

Washington Monthly

#33 National Universities - Overall Score
#153 National Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#155 National Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#155 National Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#156 National Universities - Faculty National Academies Rank
#218 National Universities - Faculty Awards Rank
#225 National Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#251 National Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#255 National Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#258 National Universities - ROTC Rank
#263 National Universities - Overall Rank
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