AIB College Of Business

AIB College Of Business

AIB College of Business was established as the American Institute of Business in 1921. Founded by Everett O. Fenton and Ray Hansen, the college received its current name in 2000. This non-profit, independent, coeducational college sits on a 20-acre campus in Des Moines, Iowa. In addition to this campus, the college operates additional campuses in Panora, Urbandale, and East Des Moines, Iowa.

AIB College of Business awards Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. Students can choose from courses in subjects like accounting, business administration, general education, information technology, court reporting, and travel and hospitality management.

AIB College of Business is a member of the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference and the National Junior College Athletic Association. Its teams are known as the Eagles, and they participate in sports like golf, and basketball.

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Contacting AIB

AIB College of Business
2500 Fleur Drive
Des Moines , IA 50321-1799
General Phone: (515) 244-4221

AIB Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management183business, accounting
Law46court reporting
Office and Administration16administrative assistant
Hospitality14tourism and travel
Computer Science and Engineering6information technology, computer programming

Number of programs and degrees for AIB in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2397
Bachelor's degree263

AIB Student Body

In 2007-2008, AIB had a total enrollment of 965 students (1,047 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 30%
Women 70%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 24%
20-21 24%
22-24 19%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 1%

AIB Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

AIB Room and Board (2007)

AIB offers campus housing for 545 of its 1,047 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Des Moines, Iowa for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Iowa Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

AIB Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrecommended
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

AIB Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,120
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 12,120
Room and board $ 4,311
Room charge $ 3,060
Books and supplies $ 996
Other expenses $ 1,530

Financial Aid:
AIB participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 396300)

AIB Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track818

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$57,3754$52,750
Associate professorcalendar year2*3$49,667
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*7$45,429
All faculty totalcalendar year8$52,93815$48,133

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year0*2*
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year0*3$41,167

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

AIB Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Information Technology

Tourism and Travel Services Management

Court Reporting/Court Reporter

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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AIB Highlights

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What Sets AIB Apart:

% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 4%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%AIB Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in hospitality
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%AIB % of degrees in hospitality
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%AIB Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%AIB Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%AIB Female % of student body

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