AIU Survey Methodology



2016 AIU Spring Student Survey



The 2016 AIU Spring Student Survey was administered as a web-based survey to all active AIU Atlanta, Houston, and Online students who completed at least one five-week session. The survey was emailed to these students on May 11, 2016, and remained open through May 25, 2016.


  • Of the 10,331 students who were sent the survey, a total of 1,547 completed it, for an overall response rate of 15%.
  • Among AIU Online students, a total of 1,354 out of the 9,329 students who were sent the survey completed it, for a response rate of 15%.
  • Of the 3,639 AIU Online BBA students who were sent the survey, a total of 450 responded, for a response rate of 13%.


Statements regarding recommendations are based on students who gave a rating of 7 or higher (when asked on a scale of 0 to 10 where 0=not likely at all and 10=extremely likely) “How likely are you to recommend AIU to a friend or colleague?”