Established in 2001, Alliant International University has been offering students with high-quality education providing undergraduate and graduate programs in various study areas to students who want to pursue their studies in the USA. Alliant International University is a California-based private university with the main campus in San Diego.
The educational courses offered at Alliant are accredited by the California State Board of Education while psychology studies are accredited by the American Psychology Association. The university was formed by a merger between three legacy institutions: San Francisco Law School founded in 1909, United States International University (USIU) founded in 1927, and the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) founded in 1969.
The university is home to around 150 undergraduate students and 1,200 graduate students at the San Diego campus. Offering students with affordable education and ways to finance their studies in the USA, Alliant International University enrolls students from diverse communities providing a learning environment.
|Year of Establishment||1969|
|Type of University||Private|
|Annual Acceptance Rate||97%|
|Number of undergraduate students||150|
|Number of graduate students||1,200|
|Campus Housing||Not Available|
|Test scores accepted||IELTS, TOEFL|
The primary campus of Alliant International University San Diego, California lies at the hillsides of Scripps Ranch. The campus is around 10 miles away from the beach. The campus is home to several classroom buildings, a large lecture hall, MacDonald Hall, and the University Student Center. Approximately 1,200 graduate students and 150 undergraduate students enrolled at the San Diego campus of Alliant International University.
The university also has other campuses located in Fresno, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and San Francisco.
There is no housing faculty offered on campus but the University encourages exploring what the city of San Diego has to offer. Students are required to look for off-campus student housing options near the university campus. The University has ties with two residentials which offers rooms to students
Alliant International University offers students with several degree programs which include bachelor, master and doctorate degrees along with a few certificates and vocational courses. The university also offers online programs.
The areas of study offered at the university include Psychology, Education, Forensics, Law, Business. All the programs at the university are offered through the six academic schools.
Application: Students can fill an online application for admission at Alliant International University.
Application Fee: 65 USD
|Exam||Minimum Scores Required for UG admission||Minimum Scores Required for Graduate admission|
The tuition fee for undergraduate and graduate programs offered at the university are:
|Program||Amount per unit (in USD)|
|All undergraduate programs||605|
|MA in Organizational Psychology||1,198|
|MAE in Teaching||719|
|MS in Applied Criminology||1,016|
Other expenses that are to be incurred by the students at Alliant International University:
|Expenses||Amount for Undergraduate Students (in USD)||Amount for Graduate Students (in USD)|
|Books and Supplies||1,972||2,070|
|Room and Board||15,080||22,500|
The above fee mentioned are the estimated annual expenses that a student has to incur apart from the tuition and fees. These charges vary from person to person and program to program.
Alliant International University offers over 25 scholarships for students to finance their studies in the USA. A few of the scholarships offered at the university are:
Other notable scholarships include Andrew Curry Memorial Scholarship, Ann Hozier Scholarship, Arthur Kovacs Academic Merit Scholarship, Callan Smith Meltzoff Scholarship etc.
Unlike every other University with such profound name, Alliant International University also has a rich set of alumni. Some big names include,
|Average Cost of Attendance||$18,921 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Alliant International University Enrollment||5344|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$18,921 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$10,845 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,854 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$13,294 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$5,434 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$5,108 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$5,098 / Year|
|Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Psychology Programs||American Psychological Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#401 [Out of 500]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary