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California International Business University

California International Business University

California International Business University


California International Business University (CIBU) was founded in 1995 as International School of Management (ISM), a California Nonprofit corporation. In 2002, to reduce confusion with similarly-named institutions, ISM changed its name to The California School of International Management (CSIM). In 2008, due to accreditation and addition of our doctorate program, CSIM was changed to California International Business University. CIBU is one of only a few nationally accredited, private, international universities. We seek qualified individual students and global partnerships with recognized universities and colleges.


prides itself on offering personal attention from professors in small classes, and a variety of academic support programs and services. CIBU is a business school with a truly international character as students representing more than 80 countries have attended our programs. This provides our students the opportunity to experience a diverse multi-national environment as they pursue their educational objectives accompanied by a contemporary entrepreneurial spirit. Our institution is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington D.C. 20002-4241, (202) 336-6780, to award bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degrees. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In addition, this school is granted approval to admit non-immigrant alien students by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services. EducationUSA centers are the U.S. State Department’s network of over 400 advising centers in 170 countries designed to assist local students to find the appropriate college or university in the United States. We encourage you to visit your local center for information on selecting the U.S. college or university that meets your needs, understanding and preparing for the required admissions tests, assistance in the admission process, advice on finding financial aid for your studies, preparation for the student visa process, and pre-departure orientations.


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    CIBU – California International Business University 550 West B Street, 92101, San Diego