American Institute of Cameroon is a values-based community institution providing professional and liberal arts undergraduate education to prepare students for service and contribution to the global community. The mission of the American Institute of Cameroon is to provide high quality, affordable, and practical education nationally and internationally by equipping students with the insights and values as well as the skills and flexibility they need to light their way through the Twenty-First Century.

AIC offers a range of demanding programs in a student-centered educational environment dedicated to excellence in teaching, and academic/student support services necessary to help students to reach their full potential, including students from academically and financially disadvantaged backgrounds, students with special needs, and adults returning or entering higher education.

As a community learning institute, AIC collaborates with businesses, government as well as educational and community organizations to provide cultural opportunities for continuous learning.