American Institute Of Alternative Medicine

Overview of American Institute Of Alternative Medicine

American Institute is located in a large city, in Columbus, OH. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at American Institute top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study therapy and counseling.

American Institute Selectivity

The admissions department at American Institute does not accept all those who apply.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 171 students (108 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at American Institute.

Student Life

The school has a large share of part-time students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The American Institute of Alternative Medicine (AIAM) is a private higher education institution whose mission is to thoroughly prepare students for careers in Acupuncture, Chinese Massage Therapy, or Western Massage through lecture, hands-on laboratory and clinical training. AIAM nurtures and develops professional healing arts practitioners in their own individual style, art, and energy and equips them with the finest clinical abilities and business acumen through basic and continuing education. AIAM expands the understanding and utilization of our therapies in our community. At American Institute of Alternative Medicine, we believe your success is our success."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting American Institute

American Institute of Alternative Medicine
6685 Doubletree Ave
Columbus , OH 43229
General Phone: (614) 825-6255

American Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling79massage therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22acupuncture, traditional Asian medicine

Number of programs and degrees for American Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years211
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years522
Award of less than 1 academic year281

American Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, American Institute had a total enrollment of 171 students (108 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 26%
Women 74%
Full-Time 63%
Part-Time 37%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 4%
Unknown 9%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 8%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 16%
30-34 14%
35-39 9%
40-49 9%
50-64 9%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


American Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 91 %
Part-Time 45 %

American Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

American Institute 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)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

American Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,775
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,775
Books and supplies $ 1,808

Financial Aid:
American Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3534400)

American Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Traditional Chinese/Asian Medicine and Chinese Herbology

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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