A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the training of pilots or navigators, to prepare them to fly and/or navigate commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue aircraft, and fixed or rotary wing aircraft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications and navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to administer the FAA commercial air crew examinations.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||South Dakota State University||15||1%||$19,446|
|2||Mauna Loa Helicopters||15||100%||N/A|
|3||Aviator College of Aeronautical Science and Technology||6||33%||$66,400|
|4||University of North Dakota||3||0%||$21,162|
|5||Dodge City Community College||2||1%||$12,380|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Flight Instructor program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.