Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

Any student who has graduated from a nationally accredited high school or with an American GED may apply to American International College (AIC). 

Where are most students from?

The majority of AIC applicants will be Kuwaiti nationals, but students educated in other countries and now living in Kuwait are also welcome to apply. 

What diplomas are offered?

AIC offers the following diplomas:

Diploma in Business Administration: Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, and Management

Diploma in Graphic Design

Diploma in Interior Design

Diploma in Information Systems

What is the admission process?

The AIC admission process requires six steps:

1. Apply for Admission. The first step is to fill out an application to AIC. Applications are available here or at our Admissions Center located at our AIC campus in Saad Al-Abdullah.  The application must be submitted at the Admissions Center.  Deadline for submitting an application for the Fall 2019 semester is August 8th, 2019.  If an applicant does not provide SAT or ACT scores, he or she may be required to take a placement test as part of the admission process.

2. Attend a New Student Orientation. New Student Orientation is required for all new students attending AIC. Once a students acceptance is confirmed, he or she will recieve information about orientation dates and details. This is when you will also meet with an advisor and register for your classes. 

3. Pay Tuition and Fees. All outstanding tuition balances and fees need to be paid before the second week of class.  A list of 2019-2020 Tuition and fees will be made available in March of each academic year. 

4. Receive Your Student Identification Card and Parking Permit. Students many obtain a student ID card and parking permit during New Student Orientation and should have both before the first day of class. For more information regarding AIC student ID cards and parking permits, please visit the AIC Information and Admissions Center.

5. Buy Your Books and Supplies. Academic textbooks and other academic materials required for your classes are available at the AIC bookstore. The AIC Bookstore also offers a range of school supplies so you can be equipped for your first day of class. 

6. Start Your AIC Journey! Be sure to check your course information for correct classrooms and times. 

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