AIB College of Business (Closed 2016)

2500 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
  • AIB College of Business is dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities that prepare students to build careers in business.
School Highlights
  • AIB College of Business serves 1,014 students (75% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • AIB College of Business is one of 2 community colleges within Polk County, IA.
  • The nearest community college to AIB College of Business is Kaplan University-Des Moines Campus (9.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AIB College of Business(IA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty38 staff95 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of AIB College of Business has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The AIB College of Business diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,014 students2,620 students
Student:Teacher Ratio27:133:1
# Full-Time Students760 students1,090 students
# Part-Time Students254 students1,530 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.420.50
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,400$36,000

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,666 is more than the state average of $15,502. The private state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,666$15,502
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)98%89%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$19,732$12,000
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,334$6,334
Acceptance Rate59%24%
ACT Composite (Year 2011)2120
ACT English (Year 2011)2019
ACT Math (Year 2011)2018
Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Celebrating 90 years of educational excellence, AIB College of Business is an independent, nonprofit institution dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities that prepare students to build careers in business. With the support of lifetime career assistance, AIB graduates succeed in getting jobs or continuing their education.Full-time AIB students get a faster forward from college to career with AIB's Degree in 3, saving money while earning both an associate and bachelor's degree in just three years. Full-time students also save with AIB's Tuition Freeze, locking in one rate for their college education. Full- and part-time students enjoy AIB's work-friendly class times, year-round classes, and the flexibility of day, evening, and online degrees.With nearly 1,000 students, AIB is located minutes from the conveniences, attractions, and business networking opportunities of downtown Des Moines. Campus life revolves around a variety of student organizations and a growing athletics program in the NAIA that currently includes basketball, golf, volleyball, and cheerleading.For more information, please visit or call (800) 444-1921.

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Did You Know?
For Iowa public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,714 per year for in-state students and $5,619 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,502 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Iowa community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Iowa is Kaplan University-Davenport Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.