Our history is tied to America’s success

American International College was founded on July 18, 1885. It was chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on September 18, 1885 with the purpose of educating international immigrants who were coming to America through New York. That’s where our commitment to diversity, flexibility, and understanding began. They came to America to pursue a dream and AIC was founded to ensure their success.

AIC Today

Today, AIC is a private, coeducational, four-year comprehensive institution located in the geographic center of Springfield, Massachusetts. We are a diverse community, with students, faculty, and staff from a variety of backgrounds, religions, ethnicities, and countries. Liberal arts serves as the core in all our academic offerings. The college is organized into schools of Business, Arts & Sciences; Health Sciences (Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy); and Education.

American International College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the college. Individuals may also contact:

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive
Suite 100 Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: (781) 271-0022
Email: cihe@neasc.org

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, KS. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration; Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with majors in accounting, economics/finance, general business, healthcare management, international business, management, marketing, sports & recreation management.
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