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Aviation College Profile

Full Name

Short
Name

Year
College
Started

Public
or
Private

Program
Name

Year
Prog.
Start

#
SE
A/C

#
ME
A/C

#
TP
A/C

#
TJ
A/C

Total
A/C

#
SE
Sims

#
ME
Sims

#
TP
Sims

#
TJ
Sims

Total
Sims

Arizona State University

ASU

1885

Public

Professional Flight

?

10

12

0

0

22

5

3

1

3

12

Auburn University

AU

1856

Public

Professional Flight Management

1940s

12

2

0

0

14

4

2

0

1 (See Note 1)

6

Bob Jones University

BJU

1927

Private

Business and Commercial Aviation

1984

6

1

0

0

7

2

1

0

0

3

Bowling Green State University

BGSU

1910

Public

Flight Technology and Operations

1978

5

1

0

0

6

1

0

0

0

1

Bridgewater State University

BSU

1840

Public

Aviation Science Flight Training Concentration

1981

10

1

0

0

11

1

2

0

1

4

Delaware State University

DSU

1891

Public

Aviation Degree, Professional Pilot Concentration

1992

9

1

0

0

10

1 (See note 3)

1 (See note 3)

0

0

0

Delta State University

DeltaSU

1924

Public

Bachelor of Commercial Aviation - Flight Operations or Management

1981

18

3

0

0

21

2

3

1

0

6

Eastern Kentucky University

EKU

1906

Public

Professional Flight: Multi-Engine Land (MEL) Option

1983

10

3

0

0

13

1

1

0 (See Note 3)

0

2

Eastern Michigan University

EMU

1849

Public

Aviation Flight Technology

2000

8

1

0

0

9

1

0

0

0

1

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona

ERAU-D

1926

Private

B.S. in Aeronautical Science

1968

46

10

0

0

56

6

2

0

1

9

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

ERAU-P

1925

Private

B.S. in Aeronautical Science

1978

22

4

0

0

26

5

2

0

02

9

Farmingdale State College

FSC

1912

Public

BS Aeronautical Science - Professional Pilot

1993

21

1

0

0

22

3

0

0

0

3

Florida Institute of Technology

FIT

1958

Private

Aeronautical Science With Flight, or Aviation Management With Flight

1972

47

6

0

0

53

2

2

0

0

4

Hampton University

Hamptonu

1868

Private

BS in Flight Education

1985

5

1

0

0

6

2

1

1

1

5

Henderson State University

HSU

1890

Public

BS in Aviation, Professional Pilot Track

1972

15

2

0

0

17

1

2

0

0

3

Jacksonville University

JU

1934

Private

Aviation Management and Flight Operations

1983

8

2

0

0

10

2

1

0

1

4

Kansas State University at Salina

K-State at Salina

1863

Public

Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Technology - Professional Pilot

1991

34

2

1

0

37

4

1

0

1

6

Kent State University

KSU

1910

Public

Flight Technology

?

23

2

0

0

25

2

2

0

0

4

LeTourneau University

LETU

1946

Private

School of Aeronautical Science

1956

11

2

0

0

13

1

1

0

0

2

Liberty University

LU

1971

Private

BS in Aeronautics, Commercial Operations Concentration

2002

18

3

1

1

23

2

1

0

1

4

Louisiana Tech University

Louisiana Tech

1894

Public

Professional Aviation

1968

13

1

0

0

14

3

2

1

0

6

Marywood University

MU

1917

Private

BBA in Aviation Management (Flight Operations Track)

2000

6

1

0

0

7

1

1

1

0

3

Middle Georgia College

MGC

1884

Public

BS in Professional Flight Management

2006

13 (See Note 2)

2

0

0

2

1

2

0

0

3

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU

1911

Public

BS in Aerospace with the Professional Pilot Concentration

1972

26

2

1

0

29

4

3

1

1

9

Minnesota State University - Mankato

MSU

1867

Public

Aviation, Professional Pilot

1979

8

2

0

0

10

1

2

0

0

3

Northwestern Michigan College

NMC

1951

Public

Associate in Applied Science in Aviation

1967

12

2

0

0

14

1

0

0

0

1

Purdue University

PU

1869

Public

Professional Flight Technology

1966

20

2

0

2

24

5

1 (See Note 1)

0

2

7

Rocky Mountain College

Rocky

1878

Private

Aeronautical Science

1992

8

1

0

0

9

2

1

0

1

4

Saint Louis University's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology

Parks College

1927

Private

Flight Science

11

2

0

0

13

3

3

1

1

8

San Diego Christian College

SDCC

1970

Private

Bachelor of Science Aviation Technology

1974

9

1

0

0

10

1

0

0

0

1

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

SOSU

1909

Public

BS in Aviation, Professional Pilot Option

1969

17

1

1

0

19

1

1

0

0

2

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

SIUC

1869

Public

AAS in Aviation Flight and BS in Aviation Management

1985

33

5

0

0

38

4

1

1

0

6

The Ohio State University

OSU

1870

Public

Professional Pilot

1943

16

1

0

0

17

2

1

0

0

3

University of Alaska Anchorage

UAA

1955

Public

BS in Aviation Technology - Professional Piloting

1971

10

1

0

0

11

1

1

1

(See Note 3)

3

University of Central Missouri

UCM

1871

Public

BS in Technology, Professional Pilot Major

?

17

2

0

0

19

3

0

0

1

4

University of Dubuque

UDBQ

1852

Private

BS in Flight Operations (Professional Aeronautics)

1974

18

3

0

0

21

5

1

0

1

7

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

UMES

1886

Public

Aviation Sciences - Professional Pilot

1989

(See Note 2)

(See Note 2

(See Note 2)

0

0

1

1

1

0

3

University of North Dakota

UND

1883

Public

B.S. in Aeronautics, Flight Education (See Note 1)

1972

73

15

2

0

90

5

4

0

1

10

University of Oklahoma

OU

1890

Public

B.S. (Professional Pilot and Aviation Management Tracks)

1947

18

3

1

0

22

3

1

0

0

4

Utah State University

USU

1888

Public

BS in Aviation Technology, Professional Pilot

1940

13

2

0

0

15

3

0

1

0

4

Western Michigan University

WMU

1903

Public

Aviation Flight Science

1939

29

6

0

0

35

2

1

0

1

4

Westminster College

Westminster

1875

Private

Flight Operations and Aviation Management

1969

13

1

0

0

14

1

1

0

1

3

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How Much Will You Spend?

Prices reflect completion through CFII and MEI (see exceptions in notes below)

School

Length
of
Program

State

Tuition
(In-State)

Tuition (Out-State)

Reciprocal Tuition
(See Notes)

Room

Board

Flight Training Costs

Books

Check Rides

Total
(In-State)

Total
(Out-State)

Part 141 for Flight Training

ASU 

4 Years 

AZ 

$38,896 

$91,912 

Yes (See Note 1) 

$28,000

Included

$65,000

$3,000

$2,800

$137,696 

$190,712 

Yes 

AU 

4 Years 

AL 

$73,792 

$93,160 

Yes (See Note 2) 

$39,968

Included

$52,850

$4,400

$350

$171,360 

$190,728 

Yes 

BJU 

5 Years 

SC 

$50,100 

$50,100 

No 

$20,400

Included

$44,000

$2,000

$2,000

$118,500 

$118,500 

Yes 

BGSU 

4 years 

Ohio 

10,606 

17,914 

No 

5,160

Included

58,192

1,278

1,050

$76,286 

$83,594 

Yes 

BSU 

4 years 

MA 

$33,704 

$58,264 

All New England states 

$42,372

Included

$46,500

$1,500

$1,500

$125,576 

$150,136 

Yes 

DSU 

4 years 

DE 

$29,344 

$62,768 

No 

$28,598

$14,072

$57,891

(See note 2)

$129,905 

$163,329 

Yes 

DeltaSU 

4-year 

MS 

$24,048 

$24,048 

(See Note 1)  

16,800

10,832

$57,604

$1,100

0 (See Note 2)

$110,384 

$110,384 

Yes 

EKU 

4 Years 

KY 

$30,144 

$66,432 

No 

$16,360

Included

$63,000

$3,200

0 (See Note 1)

$112,704 

$148,992 

Yes 

EMU 

4 years 

MI 

$36,104 

$96,032 

Ohio 

$16,572

Included

$60,000

$800

(See Note 1)

$113,476 

$173,404 

(See Note 2) 

ERAU-D 

4 years 

FL 

$122,800 

$122,800 

Daytona State College 

$37,360

Included

$62,000

$5,600

$600

$228,360 

$228,360 

Yes 

ERAU-P 

4 years 

AZ 

$112,320 

$112,320 

No 

$21,600

Included

0 (See Note 1)

$133,920 

$133,920 

Yes 

FSC 

4 years 

NY 

$21,080 

$57,280 

No 

$28,000

$16,840

$37,000

$1,900

$1,800

$106,620 

$142,820 

Yes 

FIT 

4 Years 

FL 

$129,240 

$129,240 

No 

$20,800

$20,480

$71,554

$4,000

(See Note 1)

$246,074 

$246,074 

Yes (See Note 2)  

Hamptonu 

4 Years 

VA 

$90,776 

$90,776 

No 

(See Note 2)

(See Note 2)

$35,000

$6,000

$1,000

$132,776 

$132,776 

Yes 

HSU 

4 Years 

AR 

$23,520 

$47,040 

Available if students live in the dormitory and purchase meal plans. 

$24,000

Included

$38,900

$4,800

$1,200

$92,420 

$115,940 

Yes 

JU 

4 Years 

FL 

$116,400 

$116,400 

No 

$15,000

$13,360

$52,028

$3,117

$1,350

$201,255 

$201,255 

Yes 

K-State at Salina 

4 years 

KS 

$29,816 

$74,728 

All (See note 1) 

$25,408

Included

$40,013

$3,000

$2,100

$100,337 

$145,249 

Yes 

KSU 

4 Years 

OH 

$62,520 

$92,248 

PA 

0 (See Note 2)

0 (See Note 2)

$50,350

$5,600

0 (See Note 1)

$118,470 

$148,198 

Yes 

LETU 

4 years 

TX 

$96,200 

$96,200 

No 

$35,760

Included

$45,110

$2,000

$500

$179,570 

$179,570 

Yes 

LU 

4 Years 

VA 

$74,000 

$74,000 

No 

$7,600

Included

$42,000

$2,500

$1,800

$127,900 

$127,900 

Yes 

Louisiana Tech 

4 Years 

LA 

$40,000 

$80,000 

No 

$43,200

Included

$80,000

$4,000

$2,900

$170,100 

$210,100 

Yes 

MU 

4 Years 

PA 

$92,160 

$92,160 

No 

$36,400

Included

$34,000

$4,500

$1,200

$168,260 

$168,260 

Yes (See Notes 2 & 3) 

MGC 

4 Years 

GA 

$11,610 

$43,860 

No 

$22,160

$9,880

$40,865

$3,504

-

$88,019 

$120,269 

Yes 

MTSU 

4 Years 

TN 

$28,840 

$87,304 

Yes (See Note 1) 

$30,128

Included

$45,000

$5,300

$2,800 (See Note 2)

$109,268 

$167,732 

Yes 

MSU 

4 years 

MN 

$26,668 

$56,584 

Wisconsin, (Partial) South Dakota 

$27,120

Included

$57,500

$2,500

$2,100

$115,888 

$145,804 

Yes 

NMC 

2 Years 

MI 

$10,200 

$12,600 

No 

$10,600

$5,600

$46,000

$2,500

$1.400

$74,901 

$77,301 

Yes 

PU 

4 Years 

IN 

$39,600 

$75,208 

No 

$35,000

Included

$62,695

$9,000

-

$146,295 

$181,903 

Yes 

Rocky 

4 Years 

MT 

$64,000 

$64,000 

No 

$24,000

Included

$44,000

3000

(See Note 1)

$135,000 

$135,000 

Yes 

Parks College 

4 years 

MO 

 

 

 

31,500

200

$31,700 

$31,700 

Yes 

SDCC 

4 years 

CA 

$144,000 

$144,000 

No 

$33,000

Included

$56,414 (See Note 2)

$7,500

$1,350

$185,850 

$185,850 

Yes 

SOSU 

4 Years 

OK 

$19,856 

$49,672 

All (See Note 1) 

$11,040

$10,989

$29,996 (See Note 2

$5,000

$1,200

$48,085 

$77,901 

Yes 

SIUC 

4 Years 

IL 

$41,870 

$85,612 

No 

$33,168

Included

$53,208 (See Note 1)

$4,400

-

$79,438 

$123,180 

Yes 

OSU 

4 Years 

OH 

$41,148 

$101,780 

No 

$41,568

Included

$54,700

$5,553

-

$142,969 

$203,601 

Yes 

UAA 

4 Years 

AK 

$21,708 

$75,978 

Yes (See Note 1) 

$24,800

$14,400

$42,456 (See Note 2)

$4,000

$3,200

$68,108 

$122,378 

Yes 

UCM 

4 Years 

MO 

$21,483 

$26,393 

KS (See Note 1) 

$19,552

$10,280

$55,000

$1,800

(See Note 2)

$108,115 

$113,025 

Yes 

UDBQ 

4 Years 

IA 

$102,080 

$102,080 

Yes (See Note 1) 

$14,560

$12,600

$43,902 (See Note 2)

$4,000

0 (See Note 3)

$133,240 

$133,240 

Yes 

UMES 

4 Years 

MD 

$26,852 

$59,396 

Washington, DC residents 

$20,800

$14,200

$38,000

$5,000

$2,000

$106,852 

$139,396 

Yes (See Note 2) 

UND 

4 Years 

ND 

$30,032 

$71,172 

(See Note 2) 

$25,328

Included

$64,301 (See Note 3

$3,200

0 (See Note 4)

$58,560 

$99,700 

Yes 

OU 

4 Years 

OK 

$35,219 

$83,706 

No 

$33,528

Included

$44,894

$4,500

0 (See Note 1)

$118,141 

$166,628 

Yes 

USU 

4 Years 

UT 

$9,140 

$51,240 

No 

$6,600

$9,200

$49,349

$600

$350

$75,239 

$117,339 

Yes 

WMU 

4 Years 

MI 

$39,928 

$93,048 

Students may apply for in-state residency after residing in Michigan for one consecutive year 

$33,124

Included

$74,866

$4,720

$2,450

$155,088 

$208,208 

Yes (See Note 1) 

Westminster 

4 Years 

UT 

$112,400 

$112,400 

No 

$28,776

Included

$64,000

$3,000

0 (See Note 1)

$208,176 

$208,176 

Yes 

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What Will You Accomplish?

School

Avg. Log
Hours

ME A/C
Hours

ME
SIM Hours

Total Jet
A/C Hours

Total Jet
SIM Hours

Min Time
to MEI

Paid Intern
Programs

Unpaid Intern
Programs

Jumpseat
Authority

Aviation Accreditation Board International

Guaranteed
Interview

Guaranteed
Job

ASU

265

50

50

0

40

30 Months 

?

?

No

Yes

ExpressJet Airlines

No

AU

325

50

10

0

20

24 Months 

(See Note 3)

(See Note 3)

No

Yes

(See Note 3)

Institutional flight instruction

BJU

300

30

20

0

0

36 Months 

No

No

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction

BGSU

190

20

0

0

0

24 

No

No

No

No

No

No

BSU

250

10

10

0

10

48 Months 

Cape Air & Jet Blue Airlines

American, Cape Air & Jet Blue Airlines

No

Yes

Cape Air & Jet Blue Airlines

No

DSU

18

0

0

27 Months 

No

United Airlines and DuPont Corporate Aviation

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction

DeltaSU

225

20

10

0

0

24 

Pinnacle, DSU Internal

(Sponsors not specified)

No

Yes

Yes (Airlines not specified)

Yes

EKU

245

110

20

0

0

42 (See Note 2) 

No

No

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction

EMU

320

10

0

0

0

36 months 

No

No

No

No

No

No

ERAU-D

250 (See Note 1)

30 (See Note 1)

15 (See Note 1)

0

20 (See Note 1)

18 (See Note 1) 

Yes (Contact institution for current airline participants)

Yes (Contact institution for current airline participants)

Yes (See Note 2)

Yes

No

No

ERAU-P

225

30

4

0

5

36 

Yes / AA, SWA, ASA, Cape Air, Delta, Continental, JetBlue, UPS, FedEx, FAA, Comair, Korean, USAir

No

Yes

American Eagle, Cape Air, AirTran, & JetBlue

No

FSC

280

5

0

0

0

30 months 

No

No

No

No

Colgan Airlines

Institutional Flight Instruction

FIT

260 (See Note 3)

50

8

0

0

24 Months 

Cape Air Nantucket, Chattauqua, Jet Blue, Miami Air International and Spirit Airlines

Air Tran, American, American Eagle, ASA, Comair, Express Jet, Delta, Kenya and Primaris

No

Yes

American Eagle and ExpressJet (See Note 4)

No

Hamptonu

350

0

0

0

0

36 Months 

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

HSU

263

25

7

0

0

30 Months 

No

No

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction

JU

300

25

5

0

10

25 Months 

Delta

American, Cape Air & ExpressJet

No

Yes

ExpressJet

ExpressJet

K-State at Salina

300

20

10

0

10

18 Months 

American & American Eagle

American & American Eagle

No

Yes

No

No

KSU

238

10

0

0

0

36 Months 

?

?

Interns only

Yes

Continental Express

Institutional flight instruction

LETU

190

30

20

0

0

36 Months 

No

No

No

No

No

No

LU

225

25

20

0

20

24 Months 

No

No

No

No

Yes (Airlines not specified)

Institutional flight instruction

Louisiana Tech

275

10

8

10

0

36 Months 

No

American Eagle & Southwest Airlines

No

Yes

No

See Note 2

MU

220

15

10

0

0

24 Months 

Delta Connection and USAirways/Express Airlines

0

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction

MGC

271

14

10

0

0

18 Months 

No

No

No

No

No

No

MTSU

190 (See Note 3)

25

25

0

0

30 Months 

No

State of Tennessee

No

Yes

No

No

MSU

280

50

30

0

0

24 months 

No

No

No

No

No

Institutional Flight Instruction

NMC

225

16

0

0

0

20 Months 

No

No

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction

PU

230

10

5

10

50

24 Months 

(See Note 2)

(See Note 2)

No

Yes

No

No

Rocky

220

15

3

0

30

30 Months 

Alaska, Allegiant, Horizon & SkyWest Airlines

No

No

Yes

No

No

Parks College

241.5

13.5

6

0

48

 

No

Yes

No

No

SDCC

250

8

0

0

0

48 Months 

1

0

0

No

No

Yes

SOSU

300

25

5

0

0

36 Months 

0

American Airlines

No

Yes

No

No

SIUC

257

50 (See Note 1)

2

0

0

42 Months 

American, Cape Air, Delta, Mesa, UPS

American

No

Yes

No

No

OSU

225

15

6

0

0

36 Months 

0

(See footnote)

No

No

No

Institutional flight instruction.

UAA

250 (See Note 2)

20

5

0

0

30 Months 

No

No

No

No

PenAir (See Note 4)

Institutional flight instruction

UCM

290

20

0

0

9

(See Note 3) 

No

No

No

Yes

American Eagle and Trans States Airlines

Institutional flight instruction

UDBQ

260

45

3

0

30

15 Months 

American Airlines, UPS & Ryan Air

American & American Eagle

No

Yes

American Eagle Airlines

No

UMES

300

10

10

0

0

18 Months 

0

US Air Express

No

No

No

No

UND

235

40.5 (See Note 5)

18 (See Note 5)

0

29

24 Months 

Delta and JetBlue Airlines

Alaska, American, ExpressJet and Southwest Airlines

No

Yes

Cape Air, JetBlue, ExpressJet & Delta

No

OU

283

20

2

0

0

36 Months 

American & Southwest Airlines

(See Note 2)

No

Yes

(See Note 3)

No

USU

240

25

0

0

10

25 Months 

American Airlines

American and Skywest Airlines

No

Yes

No

No

WMU

235

60

25

0

45 (See Note 2)

21 Months 

American, Southwest, & United Airlines; and Amway, Duncan Aviation & Northern Jet Management

(See Note 3)

Yes (See Note 4)

Yes

(See Note 5)

No

Westminster

280

20

0

0

12.5

36 Months 

0

American, Delta and Skywest Airlines

No

Yes

No

No

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Notes:

The information in this section is provided by each college. All dollar amounts are estimated.

ASU:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) Reduced tuition rates are available to students that are residents of bordering states. (2) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: M. Obrien, marc.obrien@asu.edu, (480) 727-1024

AU:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of January 2014 (Other info as of May, 2012). (1) Full motion simulator is convertible from SE, ME and TJ. (2) Auburn Univ. participates in the Academic Common Market, an arrangement whereby selected non-residents from Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia may enroll as in-state students. (3) Internship, airline interview, and employment opportunities exist – “guarantees” are subject to qualifying criteria. (4) AABI-accredited BS Aviation Management degree program is also offered.

BJU:  Figures current as of august, 2012. Bob Jones University is a Christian liberal arts institution. The school has announced the termination of the flight program and major so BJU will finish teaching current students under BJU leadership by spring of 2014. BJU is no longer enrolling students in any aviation major.

BGSU:  

BSU:  Figures current as of July, 2014. Contact: G. Bongiorno, gbongiorno@bridgew.edu, (508) 531-2654

DSU:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of March, 2014 (other info as of June, 2012). (1) Delaware State University is an Historically Black College/University (HCBU); (2) Designated examiner checkrides cost $300-500 each; (3) Purchase pending for a non-motion convertible single- or multi-engine simulator. Contact: S. Speed, sspeed@desu.edu, (302)857-6712

DeltaSU:  Figures current as of July, 2013. (1) Effective fall 2013 a single flat tuition rate will apply to all students, resident and non-resident. (2) Check ride charges are included in flight training costs. Contact: j. Speakes, jspeakes@deltastate.edu, (662) 846-4205

EKU:  Tuition and flight training cost figures current as of March, 2014 (other data is current as of October, 2012). (1) DPE and FAA written exam fees are included in indicated flight training costs. (2) Minimum flight training time ranges from 36-48 months. Program hours include: 50 Private Pilot SEL , 50 Inst. Rating SEL, 20 PP Multi-engine Rating (MEL), 80 Commercial Pilot MEL; and 50 AATD simulator sessions. FAR 61.160-qualified program graduates may also be accorded reduced Restricted Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) aeronautical experience consideration. (3) EKU's two simulators can be configured for both recip and turboprop training. (4) AABI accreditation pending. Contact: D. Gibbs, donald.gibbs@eku.edu, (859) 622-1014

EMU:  Figures current as of October, 2012. (1) Check ride charges are $350 per ride. (2) CFR 141 provisions are applicable to commercial and instrument training only. (3) A BS Aviation Management Technology degree program is also offered. Contact: P. Tartalone, ptartaloni@emich.edu, (734) 487-1161

ERAU-D:  Figures current as of November, 2012. (1) ERAU-D conducts a three-track flight training program: Single-engine, Multi-engine and Blended. The number of hours logged in each type of aircraft/simulator is dependent on the track chosen. (2) Jumpseat authority is controlled by intern-employing airlines. Contact: S. Sharp, sharps@erau.edu, (386) 226-6832.

ERAU-P:  Figures current as of August, 2012. (1) ERAU-P does not levy check ride charges as it has self-examining authority. (2) Air Force ROTC programs are included in the Aeronautical Science Degree Track. (3) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are available. (4) The institution has added a helicoper program through CFI, and also works closely with USMC and USN re: their Bachelor Degree Direct Commissioning paths. Contact: J. Kidrick, kidrickj@erau.edu, (928) 777-4304.

FSC:  Figures current as of October, 2012. Contact: J. Radigan, Jeanne.radigan@farmingdale.edu, (631) 402-2445

FIT:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) Check ride fees are not charged if training under 14 CFR Part 141, if training under Part 61 the total check ride fees are $2,400. (2) 14 CFR Part 61 training includes: Air Taxi, Basic Aerobatics, Complex Instrument and tail wheel proficiency. (3) Total logged hours shown presume training under 14 CFR Part 141. (4) American Eagle and ExpressJet guarantee interviews for students in FIT's Fast Track and Pathway Programs respectively. ExpressJet hires are guaranteed an interview with Delta after acquiring 1-2 years' experience. (5) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: D. Wilt, dwilt@fit.edu, (321) 674-8120

Hamptonu:  NOTE: Figures shown are not current. (1) Hampton University is an Historically Black College/University (HCBU); (2) The reported tuition figure includes room, board and fees for a four-year period; (3) The reported flight training times and costs are predicated on the attainment of single engine-only CFI certification. Multi-engine training is available at additional cost. (4) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) also offered.

HSU:  NOTE: Figures shown are not current.

JU:  Figures current as of August, 2012. JU additionally offers an articulated military flight training track for selected Navy and Marine Corps ROTC cadets. AABI-accredited Airline Management, Airport Management and Air Traffic Control BS degree programs are also offered. Contact: C. Kendall, aviation@ju.edu, (904) 256-7895

K-State at Salina:  Figures current as of August, 2012. (1) In-state tuition authorization is awarded on the basis of merit or legacy student status; (2) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: B. King, kingb@ksu.edu, (785) 826-2683

KSU:  NOTE: Figures shown are not current. (1) Check ride costs are included in course fees. (2) Room and board costs are included in tuition charges. (3) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) also offered.

LETU:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) LeTourneau is an interdenominational Christian university. Contact: J. Weber, JonWeber@letu.edu, (903) 233-4335

LU:  Figures current as of August, 2012. Liberty University is a Christian institution offering a BS in Aeronautics, and an FAA 141-approved advanced jet systems and simulator program. Contact: E. Rogers, erogers@liberty.edu, (434) 582-2183

Louisiana Tech:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of January, 2014. (1) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) also offered. (2) Institutional flight instructor positions available to exemplary students. Contact: G. Odom, godom@latech.edu, (318) 257-2691

MU:  NOTE: Figures shown are not current. (1) Marywood University is an independent, comprehensive, coeducational Catholic university. (2) Flight Operations are arranged through contract with Tech Aviation located at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. (3) Students may elect an additional cost flight training option whereby a multi-engine rating is added to their Private Pilot Certificate and subsequent training is conducted in both single- and multi-engine aircraft yielding aprox. 75 hours of multi-engine time upon graduation.

MGC:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) MGC also offers a BS/BA degree in Helicopter Flight Management, and AAS/Certificate Flight Technology-Airplane/-Helicopter programs. (2) The institution's training fleet includes three rotary wing aircraft. Contact: R. Charles, rcharles@mgc.edu, (478) 934-3129

MTSU:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) MTSU participates in the Academic Common Market, an arrangement whereby selected non-residents from Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia may enroll as in-state students. (2) The check ride figure shown is based on average costs for seven check rides including CFII and MEI. (3) MTSU employs the FAA-approved FITS syllabus wherein Private, Instrument, Commercial and Multi-engine certificates/ratings are awarded based on proficiency. Accordingly, reduced training hours are common. (4) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: P. Mosey, paul.mosey@mtsu.edu, (615) 890-5755

MSU:  Figures current as of December, 2012. Contact: T. Peterson, thomas.peterson@mnsu.edu, (507) 389-5094

NMC:  Figures current as of October, 2012. (1) Four-year non-pilot aviation programs are also available. Contact: A. Laursen, alaursen@nmc.edu, (231) 995-2911

PU:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) Configurable single- or multi-engine simulator. (2) Reportedly available, but information lacking as to participating carriers and whether paid or unpaid. (3) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) also offered. Contact: P. Keen, keenp@purdue.edu, (765) 494-6330

Rocky:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) Check ride costs average $375 each. There is no charge for FAA-administered CFI check rides. (2) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: D. Hargrove, hargrovd@rocky.edu, (406)657-1060,

Parks College:  

SDCC:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of March 2014 (Other info as of September, 2012). (1) SDCC is a religious (Christian) institution. (2)The flight training program is conducted under contract, and includes course work leading to the Private, Commercial, Instrument and CFI Certificates. A Multiengine course is available as optional elective. (3) Flight instructor employment opportunities are available to qualified students. Contact: D. Breslin, dbreslin@sdcc.edu, (619) 201-8758

SOSU:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of January, 2014 (other info as of September, 2012). (1) First-time SOSU students receive a 100% non-resident tuition waiver for the first two semesters. Subsequent semesters, students may receive variable non-resident tuition waivers based on their grade point average. (2) Figure includes training thru CFII (MEI training available at extra cost).(3) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: D. Conway, dconway@se.edu, (580) 745-3240

SIUC:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) MEI coursework is not normally available to SIUC's undergraduate students. The highest flight instructor certificate program available is the CFI (A). (2) The multi-engine hours shown above presume enrollment in an optional flight time-building course (AF304). (3) AABI-accredition is for the Aviation Flight Program only; SIUC also offers non-pilot baccalaureate degree program(s)in Aviation Management. Contact: D. NewMeyer, dnewmyer@aviation.siu.edu, (618) 453-8898

OSU:  Figures current as of September, 2012. Unpaid local, regional and national internship opportunities possible across the industry segments. Contact: J. Oppermann, oppermann.1@osu.edu, (614) 688-8746

UAA:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of January 2014 (Other info as of August, 2012. (1) Students from AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA and WY are eligible for resident tuition plus 50%; (2) Figure includes costs for Pvivate & Commercial certificates, and Instrument Raing (CFII & MEI training available at extra cost). (3) Two of the non-turbo simulators are configurable to either single- or multi-engine capability. (4) The university has a memorandum of agreement with PenAir, guaranteeing interviews to its pro-pilot program graduates. Contact: R. Capozzi, afrpc@uaa.alaska.edu, (907) 786-7208

UCM:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) Students from 10 contiguous counties in Kansas pay the equivalent of in-state tuition and fees. (2) Check ride charges are $200-250 per ride depending on examiner and certificate/rating sought. (3) Students have obtained MEI certification in as little as 230 hours. (4) The university conducts a bridge program with American Eagle and Trans States Airlines. (5) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: W. Rankin, wrankin@ucmo.edu, (660) 543-4455

UDBQ:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of January 2014 (Other info as of September, 2012). (1) The institution is a participant in the Council of Independent College's Tuition Exchange Program (CIC–TEP) and accepts, tuition-free, students from families of full-time employees of other CIC–TEP institutions. (2) Figure includes costs for Private & Commercial certificates, and Instrument & Multi-engine Ratings (CFI, CFII & MEI training available at extra cost) (3) Check ride charges are included in flight training costs. (3) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: S. Accinelli, saccinel@dbq.edu, (563) 589-3811

UMES:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) UMES is designated as an Historically Black College or University (HBCU). (2) The institution owns no aircraft and conducts its flight training program under an FBO contract. Contact: J. Burrows-McElwain, jbburrowsmcelwain@umes.edu, (410) 651-6478

UND:  Tuition & flight training cost figures current as of January, 2014 (other info as of August, 2012). (1) Two BS pro-pilot majors are offered. Each program has its own web page. (2) Reduced tuition rates are available through the Western Undergraduate Exchange and the Midwestern Higher Education Consortium to residents of AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI and WY. (3) Flight cost figure includes training through CFII plus a 20-hour RJ FTD session (MEI training available at extra cost). (4) UND does not levy check ride charges as it has self-examining authority. (5) Aircraft & simulator figures shown include training through MEI. (6) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: K. Polovitz, polovitz@aero.und.edu, (701) 777-3561

OU:  Figures current as of September, 2012. (1) Check ride charges are included in flight instruction fees (NOTE: The flight fee cost for Pro-pilot majors is $31,814 if you deduct the instructor ratings which are not required for the degree program but may be taken as electives. The flight fee cost for the Aviation Management-Flight Option major is $24,107 if you deduct Multi-engine & Instructor ratings, and the Turbine Transition course which are not required for the degree program but may be taken as electives). (2) Numerous unpaid internship opportunities are available to students in the program on a competitive basis. (3) For students satisfying the minimum criteria upon graduation, interviews with American Eagle is guaranteed. Contact: K. Carson, kencarson@ou.edu, (405) 325-7231

USU:  NOTE: Figures shown are not current. AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) also offered.

WMU:  Tuition & flight training cost figures reportedly current as of January 2014 (Other info as of September, 2012). (1) WMU's flight instructor courses are conducted under CFR 61. (2) Jet simulation time is an extra-cost course option. (3) Unpaid intern programs available with American Eagle, ExpressJet and Johnson Controls. (4) Jump seat authority requires internship enrollment. (5) Guaranteed interviews for selected students with American, American Eagle, Delta, ExpressJet and SkyWest airlines. (6) AABI-accredited non-pilot aviation baccalaureate degree program(s) are also offered. Contact: T. Thinnes, tom.thinnes@wmich.edu, (269) 964-5768

Westminster:  Figures current as of October, 2012. (1) Check ride charges are included in flight training costs. (2) Westminster's single- and multi-engine simulators are cross-configurable. Contact: L. Vaculin, lvaculin@westminstercollege.edu, (801) 832-2923

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