- American InterContinental University is part of the American InterContinental University System, which is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education.
- American InterContinental University in Atlanta is approved by the State of Georgia to operate by the Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC): 2082 East Exchange Place, Suite 220, Tucker, GA 30084-5305. gnpec.georgia.gov.
- American InterContinental University in Houston is authorized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer degrees and courses leading to degrees in Texas. For Houston campus students only: THECB student complaint information is codified under 19 TAC§§1.110-1.120.
Aimed at expanding distance education opportunities for students, the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) is an initiative that establishes comparable national standards for the interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. American InterContinental University is part of the American InterContinental University System, which is approved by NC-SARA through the Arizona SARA Council.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
The AIU School of Education is a proud member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), a leading voice on educator preparation. AACTE represents more than 800 postsecondary institutions with educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are ready to teach all learners.
Epsilon Pi Tau International Honor Society for Technology
AIU was proudly inducted into Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) International Honor Society in January 2006. EPT was founded in 1929 to recognize academic excellence and outstanding practitioners in the fields of technology. The Society also supports scholars with exemplary research interests in technology and persons who have significantly supported or advanced technology professions. AIU represents the Delta Delta chapter of the organization.
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
The AIU School of Education was proudly inducted into the Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) International Honor Society in September 2020. KDP was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. The Society also supports and advances educators throughout the phases and levels of their teaching careers. AIU represents the Alpha Kappa Iota chapter of the organization.