American Islamic College is located just steps from the lakefront and minutes to downtown. Chicago, a world-class metropolis, provides students with wide variety of opportunities for additional cultural, academic, and social growth. AIC captures this diversity in a meaningful and impactful way, making it a productive hub for discourse on Islam.
Why Study at American Islamic College?
American Islamic College’s course offerings include Islam & World Cinema, Muslim American Literature, Arabic Calligraphy, Islamic Legal Reasoning, and other unique courses that celebrate the shaping of key educational disciplines by Muslim heritage. Courses are informed and enriched by cultural and historical perspectives of the Islamic tradition and its contemporary manifestations, particularity in the American context.
Class Size: The average student to faculty ratio is 8:1; AIC’s small size classes allow one to know one’s instructor and have a personal connection established. Diversity: Our student body is made up of diverse faith traditions and cultures. It makes for an enriching learning experience that yields understanding through varied perspectives.
AIC has a plethora of student activities and community programs: Academic Lecture Forum, Interfaith Service Projects, Ramadan Iftar Receptions, Special Events, Workshops, Conferences, Student Clubs, and Intramural Sports.