Alliant International University, San Diego, California


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California


Alliant International University focuses on preparing students for professional careers in the applied social sciences. Our faculty, students and alumni are committed to making an impact on society and to results that make a difference in the lives of individuals, couples, families, schools, organizations, companies, and nations.

Our institution applies scholarship to solve social problems and has always had an abiding concern for diversity and internationalism.

Formed in July 2001 by the combination of the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) and United States International University (USIU), Alliant is an independent, not-for-profit institution of higher education with a history distinguished by innovation.

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Total Students: 4149
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Faculty: 167

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 25:1
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Contact Information

10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego California 92131


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Main Phone: 866-U-ALLIANT

Additional Campuses:
San Francisco Campus
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94133-1221

Los Angeles Campus
1000 South Fremont Avenue, Unit 5
Alhambra, CA 91803

Fresno Campus
5130 E. Clinton Way
Fresno, CA 93727

Irvine Campus
2500 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 92612-1548

Sacramento Campus
2030 West El Camino Ave
Sacramento, CA 95833

Admissions Contact:
Susan Topham
Systemwide Director of Undergraduate Admissions and School Relations, Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions
(866) 825-5426

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum grade point average (GPA) requirement for undergraduate admission is a cumulative 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Alliant will accept higher education coursework completed with a grade of "C" or better for courses that are at least 3 semester units.

Credits (Min/Max):
The minimum credit requirement is 45 units. Maximum transferable units are 90 semester hours. The final 30 semester units toward a degree must be completed at Alliant in order to comply with residency requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
Alliant does not publish a requirement for the submission of standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Alliant does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Alliant does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay.

Application Fee:
There is a non-refundable fee of $45.00. Checks and international money orders should be from a US bank and made out to Alliant International University. Do not send cash. You may pay the fee by filling out the credit card section on the application.

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Alliant offers several types of financial aid programs to you: scholarships, grants, loans and part-time employment. These funds are provided by federal and state governments, private donors, banks and the University.

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