Withdrawal Policies – Institutional Refund Policies

Refund Schedule

State refund policy for programs organized on a credit hour basis is as follows: (applies to Nursing Programs and
Acupuncture Program)

  1. A student who starts class and withdraws during the first full calendar week of the quarter shall be obligated for 25
    percent of the tuition and refundable fees for that academic term plus the Enrollment Fee.
  2. A student who withdraws during the second full calendar week of the academic term shall be obligated for 50 percent of the tuition and refundable fees for that period plus the Enrollment      Fee
  3. A student who withdraws during the third full calendar week of the academic term shall be obligated for 7percent of the tuition and refundable fees for that period plus the Enrollment Fee.
  4. A student who withdraws beginning with the fourth full calendar week of the academic term will not be entitled to a refund of any portion of the tuition and fees.

State refund policy for programs organized on a clock hour basis:
(applies to Western Massage Therapy Program)

Refunds in clock hour programs shall be made for each academic term in accordance with the following
procedures:

  1. A student who starts class and withdraws before the academic term is 15 percent completed (through week
    3) will be obligated for 25 percent of the tuition and refundable fees plus the enrollment fee.
  2. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 15 percent completed but before the
    academic term is 25 percent completed (through week 6) will be obligated for 50 percent of the tuition and
    refundable fees plus the enrollment fee.
  3. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 25 percent completed but before the
    academic term is 40 percent completed (through week 9) will be obligated for 75 percent of the tuition and
    refundable fees plus the enrollment fee.
  4. A student who starts class and withdraws after the academic term is 40 percent completed (through week 10
    or later) will not be entitled to a refund of the tuition and fees.

Refund Time Frame

AIAM shall refund any monies due the student within 30 days from the last date of student attendance or within 30 days
from the date of receipt of payment if the payment is after the student’s last date of attendance. If any other person or
agency paid for any portion of a student’s tuition, any refund due would be reimbursed to that person or agency. Monies in
excess of that obligation would be refunded to the student.