International institute of the americas

4136 n 75th ave ste 211, Phoenix
AZ, 85033-0316
Tel: (623)849-8208
376 students
Private, non-profit
School Highlights:
International institute of the americas serves 376 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 40%.
International institute of the americas is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Arizona Automotive Institute (4.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
International institute of the americas Community College Avg.
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 376 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
376 students
1,287 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
- 12%
% White
- 66%
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 1.00 0.45
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

International Institute of the Americas (IIA) was originally incorporated and licensed in Arizona on October 18, 1979 as Arizona Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT), a non-profit business and technical school. IIA's Phoenix Campus, the main facility, is located at 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road and has been at that site since 1985. The West Valley branch opened in 1988 and moved to its current location in 1993. The Mesa branch opened in 1990. The Tucson branch opened in 1995 and relocated to its current address in 2001. In 2002, a fourth branch was opened in Albuquerque, New Mexico. On April 23, 1999, AIBT was awarded Junior College status and received approval to offer the Associate of Arts (AA) degree at all campus locations. The college offers Online Education, Bachelors Degree, Associates Degree and Diploma Program in Business/Accounting, Medical Programs, Computers, Justice Admin. and Paralegal. International Institute of the Americas (IIA) is a Senior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Certificates, Diplomas, Associate of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts Degrees.

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For Phoenix public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,093 per year for in-state students and $9,720 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,064 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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Phoenix community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.