Student Consumer Information
NOTICE CONCERNING TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS AND CREDENTIALS EARNED AT IAU
The transferability of credits you earn at International American University is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the credits, certificate, or degree you earn at IAU is also at the complete discretion of the institution to which you may seek to transfer. If the credits, certificate, or degree that you earn at this institution are not accepted at the institution to which you seek to transfer, you may be required to repeat some or all of your coursework at that institution. For this reason, you should make certain that your attendance at IAU will meet your educational goals. This may include contacting an institution to which you may seek to transfer after attending IAU to determine if your credits, certificate, or degree will transfer.
California Education Code (CEC) §94897(p) requires IAU to disclose to prospective students prior to enrollment that IAU and its degree programs are unaccredited, and any known limitations of the degree, including all of the following:
- A graduate of the degree program may be ineligible to sit for applicable licensure exam in California and other states.
- A degree program that is unaccredited or a degree from an unaccredited institution is not recognized for some employment positions, including, but not limited to, positions with the State of California.
- A student enrolled in an unaccredited institution is not eligible for federal financial aid programs.
An articulation agreement benefits the student who wishes to transfer into or out of IAU. Factors of the institution evaluated may include but is not limited to approvals and accreditation, the program curricula, and courses. IAU has entered into an articulation or transfer agreements with the following colleges or universities.
- Advanced College, South Gate, CA
- Lincoln University College, Malaysia
- Veritas International University, Santa Ana, CA
- Western Covenant University, Los Angeles, CA
- William Woods University, Fulton, MO
- Yuin University, Compton, CA
SCHOOL PERFORMANCE FACT SHEET
As a prospective student, students are encouraged to review the catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement. Students are also encouraged to review the School Performance Fact Sheet (SPFS), which must be provided prior to signing an enrollment agreement. SPFS are located on the Downloads Page.
A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s website www.bppe.ca.gov.
An Annual Report must be filed with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (Bureau) by each approved institution pursuant to California Education Code (CEC) section 94934. IAU reports the required aggregate information for all locations (main and all branches). Annual Reports are located on the Downloads Page.
BPPE requires International American University and all approved schools to obtain Accreditation by July 2020. As an approved unaccredited institution enrolling a student in a degree program, prior to execution of an enrollment agreement, IAU discloses a “NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE DEGREE PROGRAM STUDENT”. Please see Pre-Enrollment Disclosure.
STATEMENT ON BANKRUPTCY
INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, INC. has not filed bankruptcy, is not operating as a debtor in possession, has not filed a petition within the preceding 5 years, nor has had a petition in bankruptcy filed against it within the preceding 5 years that resulted in re-organization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.