|Living cost||USD 100 per month|
|Student population||Small (1,000 or less)|
California Intercontinental University is and fully online university with a global student and faculty community. Currently, CIU is represented by students and alumni in over 60 countries.
California Intercontinental University maintains its principle offices in Irvine, CA. Graduating students are invited each year to participate in the annual commencement ceremony held in Orange County.
California Intercontinental University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).