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About C.I.U.

About Us

Welcome to California International University

California International University (CIU) was established in 1973 as a liberal arts university for international students. Since that time, the University has provided international students with a Bachelor’s degree programs in Business Management and a Master’s degree program in International Business.

Great Location for International Students.

California International University is located in Los Angeles, California, one of the world’s great marketplaces. Because of its position at the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic economies, CIU is an ideal environment for a student to pursue his or her interest in Business Management and/or International Business. Also, because Los Angeles has such a very diverse population, it is easy for an international student to fit in and feel at home.

Reasonable Tuition-CIU is a Good Value

CIU strives to offer quality programs while keeping its costs as low as possible for the students. Tuition is currently $1,800 per academic quarter or $5,400 per academic year (three quarters per academic year). The normative time to complete a Master’s degree in International Business is five or six academic quarters, depending upon the applicant’s previous coursework. The normative time for a Bachelors degree in Business Management is four academic years (three quarters per year). This may be less if the student is able to transfer work from another university. Today, in its facility on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California International University continues to provide a faculty and staff of qualified professionals dedicated to the spirit of learning and to the educational enrichment of each individual student.

Dear Students,

On behalf of the administration, faculty, and staff, I would like to welcome you to California International University Foundation (CIU). I am sure that you, like most embarking on an exciting and rewarding educational experience, are striving for a higher level of knowledge and skills, as well as happiness, security, and a sense of personal fulfillment. The educational journey that you are now beginning will help you attain these important personal and career goals in your life, as well as sustain and broaden your horizons. The President, the members of the faculty, and I are all deeply committed to helping you develop your potential and prepare for future accomplishments.

You will find CIU a friendly place, with a dedicated, skilled, and caring faculty and staff who are ready to assist you in every possible way. California International University is very conveniently located in a dynamic area in the city of Los Angeles. You have joined us at a time of great importance, as well as a time of unparalleled opportunity.



Dr. Moon K. Park

Chairman of the Board
California International University


Mission Statement

California International University’s mission is to promote the intellectual growth, spiritual development, and well-being of its students by providing quality. Christian-based degree programs in the science of international business at both the undergraduate and graduate.

The University strives to help its students apply their qualities of spiritual-discipline, critical thinking, effective social interaction, and creativity to the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in business leadership and management. It seeks to do this by providing a Biblically-based, institutionally directed program of instruction involving individual and group learning environments.

CIU’s mission is to realize the love of Christ on earth by providing quality education at reasonable tuition while practicing sound academic scholarship.

CIU gives special attention to international students from developing countries.

CIU respects different religions from different cultures while striving to live up to and inculcate Christian moral standards and ethical codes in its students for application in the field of business management; among those qualities are self-discipline and diligence, simplicity, honesty, and humility.