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Estimated Cost of Aviation Programs


  • Costs for Aviation Maintenance Technology
    Program Tuition Course Fees MISC Estimated Total
    Airframe Certificate $13,380 $1,605 $5,000 (Tools)* $19,985
    Powerplant Certficate $13,748 $1,775 $5,000 (Tools)* $20,523
    Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) $19,992 $2,385 $5,000 (Tools)* $27,377
    A&P Certificates plus AAS $22,668 $2,385 $5,000 (Tools)* $30,053

    *Tools are not needed until after the first semester.  Students will learn more about what kind of tools are required during their first semester.   

  • Costs for Air Traffic Control
    Program Tuition Course Fees MISC Estimated Total
    AAS Air Traffic Control $13,794 $2,968   $16,762
    Aeronautical Studies $28,915 $3,229   $32,144
  • Costs for Aviation Administration & Management
    Program Tuition Course Fees MISC Estimated Total
    AAS Aviation Administration $13,794 $359   $14,153
    BSAT Aviation Management $28,915 $1,333   $30,248
  • Costs for Professional Piloting
    Program Tuition Course Fees MISC Estimated Total
    AAS Professional Piloting $13,656 $379 $69,120* $83,155
    BSAT Professional Piloting $28,915 $413  $77,653* $106,981

    *MISC category includes flight fees with a 15% buffer, plus the estimated cost of checkrides.  Flight cost estimates for the AAS do not include the cost of CFI flying.  CFI Flying is optional but highly recommended for both the BSAT and AAS programs.  For more information on flight fees, please see the UAA Flight Training Costs page.  


 Cost estimations above include the price of resident tuition, course fees, and other associated costs specific to each program.   Tuition rates and fees are based on the 2019-2020 catalog year.  Cost of books, housing & meal plans, and UAA student fees are not included here.