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Most Popular Schools for Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and/or navigation of commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue fixed wing aircraft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to sit for the FAA commercial and airline aircrew examinations.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide 986 26% $8,880
2 Green River Community College 344 11% $5,580
3 Utah Valley University 262 6% $6,062
4 University of North Dakota 78 3% $21,162
5 Metropolitan State University of Denver 66 2% $7,408
6 Mt San Antonio College 47 2% $3,056
7 Western Michigan University 41 1% $22,250
8 Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology 39 8% $27,338
9 Kansas State University 28 1% $21,331
10 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 27 1% $25,409
11 Yavapai College 25 2% $13,732
12 Central Oregon Community College 23 2% $17,037
13 Sacramento City College 22 1% $2,760
14 Cypress College 22 1% $2,836
15 Palm Beach State College 20 0% $3,878
16 Aerosim Flight Academy 18 100% $82,824
17 Guilford Technical Community College 17 1% $3,580
18 Fox Valley Technical College 16 1% $5,728
19 Eastern Kentucky University 16 0% $18,960
20 Central Washington University 16 1% $22,785
21 Indiana State University 16 1% $20,619
22 Broward College 14 0% $3,776
23 Texas A & M University-Central Texas 14 2% N/A
24 University of Dubuque 13 3% $35,530
25 LeTourneau University 12 2% $38,775
26 Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute 11 1% $3,564
27 Salt Lake Community College 11 0% $5,022
28 Jacksonville University 11 1% $44,670
29 Farmingdale State College 10 1% $22,185
30 Saint Louis University 10 0% $53,438
31 Utah State University 10 0% $17,720
32 Louisiana Tech University 9 0% $18,927
33 San Diego Miramar College 9 1% $2,852
34 Delta State University 9 1% $18,887
35 Aims Community College 8 1% $3,310
36 Lane Community College 8 0% $14,996
37 Portland Community College 8 0% $5,098
38 Big Bend Community College 8 1% $15,274
39 Rocky Mountain College 7 3% $35,488
40 Eastern Michigan University 7 0% $20,756
41 University of Louisiana at Monroe 6 0% $17,250
42 Hesston College 6 4% $35,800
43 Northwestern Michigan College 6 1% $16,274
44 Community College of Beaver County 6 1% $5,580
45 Miami Dade College 6 0% $5,676
46 Lake Superior College 6 0% $6,587
47 Baylor University 5 0% $53,886
48 Lee College 5 0% $3,018
49 Lehigh Carbon Community College 5 1% $5,450
50 University of Central Missouri 5 0% $18,799
51 Cochise College 5 0% $10,549
52 Sinclair Community College 4 0% $3,480
53 Santa Fe College 4 0% $3,180
54 Central Texas College 4 0% $10,910
55 Midland College 4 1% $12,244
56 Clover Park Technical College 3 0% $5,477
57 Florida State College at Jacksonville 3 0% $4,750
58 Orange Coast College 3 0% $2,848
59 Indian Hills Community College 3 0% $13,128
60 College of Southern Nevada 3 0% $3,720
61 Averett University 3 2% $39,124
62 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 3 0% $29,086
63 Jamestown Community College 3 0% $17,420
64 Southeastern Oklahoma State University 2 0% $15,045
65 Colorado Northwestern Community College 2 1% $16,255
66 Texas State Technical College-Waco 2 0% $12,441
67 George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville 2 0% $13,300
68 Lansing Community College 2 0% $3,880
69 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach 2 0% $46,614
70 Mercer County Community College 2 0% $4,588
71 North Shore Community College 2 0% $5,256
72 Glendale Community College 2 0% $2,885
73 Gateway Technical College 2 0% $5,464
74 Lenoir Community College 2 0% $4,207
75 Mountain View College 2 0% $2,960
76 Chandler-Gilbert Community College 1 0% $18,890
77 New England Institute of Technology 1 0% $22,820
78 Palo Alto College 1 0% $4,034
79 San Jacinto Community College 1 0% $2,802
80 Baker College of Muskegon 1 0% $20,100
81 Walla Walla University 1 0% $35,670
82 Casper College 1 0% $12,078
83 Palomar College 1 0% $3,038
84 Academy College 1 2% $19,984
85 Inver Hills Community College 1 0% $6,472
86 Dutchess Community College 1 0% $17,265
87 Community College of Allegheny County 1 0% $4,540
88 Jackson College 1 0% $15,244
89 University of Alaska Anchorage 1 0% $18,620
90 Vincennes University 1 0% $17,741

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 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.