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Welcome to Central Washington University's Aviation program

Central Washington University is the regional leader in professional aviation education. Established in 1975, CWU's aviation program is the only fully accredited public university aviation program in the Pacific Northwest. CWU has a stellar reputation for preparing students for the demands of industry with B.S. degrees in Aviation Management or Professional Pilot. The aviation major attracts individuals with a passions for the combined art and science of aviation.


CWU Aviation in the News

King 5

Staggering demand for new pilots

July 20, 2015


Airline Pilot Turnover Opens Door for New Pilots to Start Flying

October 24, 2015


2015 Scholarship Winners

Dean's ScholarshipBoeing Scholarship
  • Darby Chung
  • DeAundre Cola
  • Lauren Doherty
  • Ryan Fox
  • Gage Geist
  • Eric Schultz
  • Casey Hanshew
  • Leonel Valdez
Finelli ScholarshipKen Adams Scholarship

Congratulations everyone!
Interested in scholarships & grants? Click here to learn more!



Anticipated 2015-2019 Aviation Course Offerings

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