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American Institute-Clifton


At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

School Size & Setting

Large | Suburb

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

American Institute (AI)is committed to excellence in education. It is our mission to provide quality distance and on-site education, realistic laboratory experiences, and hands-on experiences in field-appropriate facilities. AI enables students to develop and exhibit the professional skills, personal behaviors, and a record of reliability to successfully obtain entry-level employment. To support our mission, our objectives are to: * Provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment that encourages students to graduate. * Enable students to improve their lives economically and professionally. * Meet workforce demands for allied health and information technology professions by providing excellent and innovative education * Provide a caring and qualified faculty and staff committed to the professional and academic success of each student. * Provide relevant program content which enables students to qualify for certification/ registry exams, where required, and that meets the expectations of employers. * Provide resources for the personal growth of our students for the improvement of the communities of which we are a part.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 91.0% $4,542
State/local grants 4.0% $7,846
Institutional grants 2.0% $4,300
Loans 96.0% $8,695

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Hispanic/Latino70.79%
  2. Black16.45%
  3. Caucasian6.84%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities2.63%
  5. Not Specified2.11%
  6. Asian1.18%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled


Undergraduate students


Full Time Students
Part Time Students

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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