Year 11 students study the Preparation Year Programme for the IB Diploma, which includes SAT preparation, while Year 12 and 13 students study the IB Diploma itself.
AIC employs high calibre teachers, IB trained, and with experience of international education. Specialist staff include university counsellors with expertise and experience in student admissions to top universities around the world, including the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Korea, Japan as well as New Zealand. AIC is also an admissions testing centre for US and UK universities.
AIC has a proven track record of academic achievement. IB Diploma scores are consistently well above the international average in pass rate, median and in top grades.
AIC graduates have received offers from 90% of the world's top 20 universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). Several graduates have been recipients of university scholarships, not only to universities such as the University of Auckland, but also to universities such as Harvard, California Institute of Technology, Stanford, Columbia, Princeton, Oxford, Cambridge and Tokyo. The academic programmes at AIC are challenging. Enquiries are welcome from those who feel that AIC is an environment appropriate to their high aspirations.