American InterContinental University (AIU®) is proud to announce that it has been named a Top School in Military Advanced Education's (MAE) 2015 Guide to Colleges and Universities. The accolade, which AIU has received eight years in a row, recognizes the university as a standout in serving military service members, veterans and their families in four key areas: military culture, on-campus and online support services, financial aid and flexibility.

"AIU is proud to serve those who have given so much of themselves to serve our country. We believe our military students and their families should have access to a quality postsecondary education that honors their service, provides scheduling flexibility and helps support their unique needs," said Dr. George Miller, President of AIU. "Being named a Top School by Military Advanced Education for another year is truly an honor that pays tribute to our commitment to all of our students, and especially our military and veteran students."

MAE's Guide to Colleges & Universities is designed to provide a comprehensive research tool to assist service members, education services officers and transition officers in exploring postsecondary education choices.

Over the years AIU has developed a range of initiatives designed to best serve those who serve our country, as well as their families, including:
  • Anytime, Anywhere Flexibility: AIU Online offers 24/7 access to course materials, discussions, lectures, the online library and other resources to provide a program that works with military students' schedules no matter where they call home, even if they're deployed overseas.
  • Military-friendly Policies: AIU's deployment hold policy allows students to put their education on hold for the length of their deployment and return when it ends.
  • Transfer Credit: Military students and veterans can receive credit for eligible experience and training through the ACE (American Council on Education) credit evaluation system and AIU's own Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program. AIU also evaluates each student's prior college credit, CLEP and DANTES exam scores, and any certifications they may already hold to determine which program criteria may have already been met.
  • Financial Assistance for Military Students and Families: AIU offers reduced tuition rates for service members and veterans and also awards grants equal to up to 10 percent of the cost of tuition for eligible military and veteran spouses. Financial aid advisors who specialize in assisting military students and veterans can assist students in understanding the benefits available to them through programs such as the AIU Veterans Grant and Yellow Ribbon Grant.

AIU's inclusion the MAE 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities is among multiple accolades the school has received for its commitment to serving military students, veterans and their families. AIU has also been named to the Military Friendly® Schools List by Victory Media for six years running and has been recognized on the Military Times Edge "Best for Vets" list.

Visit www.mae-kmi.com for online access to the 2015 Guide to Colleges and Universities. For more information about AIU's commitment to military students, visit http://www.aiuniv.edu/military.

About American InterContinental University

Founded in Europe in 1970, American InterContinental University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs such as business, healthcare, IT, criminal justice and education at campuses in Atlanta and Houston and an Internet-based online campus headquartered in suburban Chicago. AIU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission North Central Association. Additional information is available at www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.

AIU is a member of the Career Education network of universities, colleges and institutes. For more information, visit www.aiuniv.edu. American InterContinental University cannot guarantee employment or salary. Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Transferability of credits is at the sole discretion of the receiving institution. Find employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.aiuniv.edu/disclosures.

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