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Aviation

AVIATION APPLICATION

All Professional Pilot applications submitted for the 2015-2016 school year will be added to our waitlist.

 

Now accepting Professional Pilot applications for the 2016-2017 school year, with classes beginning Fall Quarter.

 

Aviation Management applications are accepted for all future quarters. 

NOTE:  The priority deadline for FAFSA applications is March 15.  If you are applying for Professional Pilot and plan to self-pay for flight training costs please contact the department for more information.

 

Your application is complete ONLY when the following requirements are met:

1.  Applicant has been accepted to CWU.

2.  The online Aviation application is completed and submitted (see below).

3.  And all required supporting documents are received.

 

Applicants for PROFESSIONAL PILOT Degree must submit the following documents TO CWU AVIATION before having your application processed:

1. A copy of your high school or college transcript. (This is IN ADDITION to any transcripts sent to CWU Admissions.  Please obscure social security number before submitting.)

2. A copy of an FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate. (See website for additional information.)

3. A Letter of Recommendation from flight instructors, professors, teachers. (No friends or family please.)

Applicants for AVIATION MANAGEMENT or AVIATION MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT Degree must submit the following before having your application processed:

1. Only answer essay question #4 on the online Aviation application.

2. A copy of your high school or college transcript. (This is IN ADDITION to any transcripts sent to CWU Admissions.  Please obscure social security number before submitting.)

 

Documents may be submitted by:

  • Click here to email

  • Or by USPS mail to:

CWU Aviation

400 E University Way

Ellensburg, WA 98926-7515

  • Or by fax to 509-963-2377.

 

(Questions pertaining to prior flight experience are for the Aviation Program planning and information, and in no way affects or influences acceptance into the program)
In addition to the regular course of study of approximately 15 credit hours per quarter, you are expected to participate in a flight lab each quarter which involves about two to three flights per week at the Ellensburg Bowers Field airport. How do you expect to meet the time and work demands of this rigorous program and schedule?
The estimated flight training costs for Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, and Multi-engine flight training is approximately $54,000 starting Fall quarter 2014. These flight costs are in addition to the estimated four-year CWU fees (tuition, room/board, books, transportation, etc.) of approximately $91,140 (2013-2014 estimate total costs). Flight training costs for the Professional Pilot Minor are approximately $13,000. Please indicate the source and amount of total funds used to pay for your education while here at CWU. Be specific.

 

Please DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER on the documents you are submitting!