Consumer Information

Name of Institution: California Intercontinental University

Address: 2601 Main Street, Suite 250, Irvine, CA 92614

Year Founded: 2003

First Accredited: 2009

Next Scheduled Review: 2023

President: Richard Madrigal

View CIU’s State Authorization document here for a list of the institution’s authorized/exempt U.S. states, along with details for each state’s external complaint contact information.

Name: Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Education (BPPE)

Address: 1747 North Market, Suite 225 Sacramento, CA 95834, Tel: 1 (888) 370-7589

Website: www.bppe.ca.gov

California Intercontinental University is a private institution licensed to operate by the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education. ‘Licensed to operate’ indicates compliance with state standards as set forth in Chapter 94897 of the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009.

 

Approved by the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to enroll veterans and other eligible persons.

 

CA BPPE Annual Reports:

Click here to view a Copy of the 2020 BPPE Annual Report

Click here to view a Copy of the 2019 – 2020 BPPE Schools Performance Fact Sheets

Name: Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) 

Address: 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 808, Washington, DC 20036, Tel: 202-234-5100, Fax: 202-332-1386

Email: info@deac.org

Website: www.deac.org

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure Form for the Public.

Student Graduation Rates:

success indicator

Degree Level Cohort Year
Associates

2018

Bachelors

2015

Masters

2018

Doctorate

2015

*This rate is calculated based on the number of students completing their program within a time period equal to one and a half times (150%) the normal period of time of each degree level. 

Student Achievement:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Satisfaction Rates:

 

 

Student Demographic Profile:

2021 Student Body Diversity Information 2

*Information accurate as of December 2021. 

Section 485(a)(1)(Q) of the Higher Education Act (HEA) requires disclosure of student body diversity to all prospective and enrolled students. Information gathered and presented in the chart was based on the self-disclosures by students.

Participation in Funding Programs:

Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid programs for all programs with the exception of the Graduate Certificates.

Participation in Funding Programs:

Type of Aid Number of Students Receiving Aid
Grand or Scholarship Aid
37
Pell Grants
35
Federal Student Loans
26

*For more information on CIU’s Student Financial Assistance Programs, click here.

Returning students and graduates

Retention/Attrition:

Spring 2021 Fall 2021 2022 Goal
Goal
Results
Goal
Results
Goal
Jan 2022 – -In progress

Retention per Semester

93%
91%
93%
90%
93%
Undergraduate Retention Rate
87%
89%
87%
85%
88%
Masters Retention Rate
92%
92%
92%
92%
94%
Doctorate Retention Rate
93%
93%
93%
94%
94%

Attrition (Drop Rate Per Semester)

8%
9%
8%
10%
7%
Undergraduate Drop Rate
12%
11%
12%
15%
12%
Masters Drop Rate
8%
8%
8%
8%
6%
Doctorate Drop Rate
5%
7%
5%
6%
4%

* An academic year is two semesters in length. A semester comprises 3 terms, and each term is 6 weeks long. For data analysis purposes, the academic year is distributed as follows: Spring semester, terms 1, 2, and 3; Fall semester, terms 6, 7, and 8; Summer, terms 4 and 5.

 

* The semester rate per degree level is calculated based on the number of students that dropped out of a program(s) over the number of active students counted in three school censuses.

Returning Students/Graduates:

2021 Returning Students Per Semester Spring 2021 Fall 2021
Re-Enrolls
11
*
Re-entries
35
50
Returning Students Total
46
59
Returning Student Percentage Rate
4%
5%
2021 Graduates Per Degree Level (6 Months) Spring 2021 Fall 2021
Associate degree
*
*
Bachelor’s degree
*
*
Master’s degree
*
*
Doctorate degree
11
39

Total

26
50

* In 2021, CIU reported 8 students who graduated from all Bachelor’s programs. To protect students’ privacy, CIU will not report statistics below ten individuals on this website.

The 34 CFR 668.41(d)(6) Code of Federal Regulations requires higher education institutions to report information regarding the types of graduate and professional education in which graduates of the institution’s four-year degree programs enroll.


Information on CIU’s various educational programs and instructional facilities may be found in our academic catalog.

Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, CIU provides reasonable accommodations or services to qualified students with disabilities. For further information, consult our academic catalog.

Non-Discrimination Policy

California Intercontinental University prohibits discrimination or harassment that violates the law or which constitutes inappropriate or unprofessional limitation of employment opportunity, University facility access, or participation in university activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected disability, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status.

To see the Student Performance Fact Sheet, click here.

The six ILOs at California Intercontinental University are as follows:

ILO 1: Written Communication 

ILO 2: Oral Communication 

ILO 3: Critical Thinking 

ILO 4: Information Literacy 

ILO 5: Quantitative Reasoning 

ILO 6: Ethical Reasoning

For more information on CIU’s learning outcomes and assessment, contact our Institutional Research Analyst.

Email: sergio.castellanos@caluniversity.edu

Phone: +1 (949) 569-9508