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Why attend UVU Aviation?

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In addition to the traditional classroom course offerings, the UVU Aviation Science curriculum is also available online. Students who attend UVU in person can take a combination of traditional and online courses. For those residing outside the area, each course can be taken online. With courses accessible 24/7, the online option can provide the flexibility you need to fit your lifestyle.

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Utah Valley University was accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Northwest Association of Schools in 1969 and has been continuously accredited since. UVU’s School of Aviation Sciences has provided aviation training & education for over 25 years and has been offering online courses since 2001. Courses were designed with the objective of preparing graduates with real-world knowledge by teams of subject matter experts and instructional designers with industry and academic experience.

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Utah Valley University offers tuition rates that are very competitive nationwide. Since it is a state institution, resident and non-resident rates do apply. For non-residents of Utah, UVU is a member of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) which offers reduced tuition rates for students with residency in any of the participating states. Visit the UVU General Admissions page for more information. Students living outside of Utah in our online program qualify for a special tuition rate which is comparable to the resident rate. In addition, flight training costs at UVU are among the lowest when compared to similar collegiate aviation programs. For more information on tuition and flight training costs, visit the Tuition & Fees page.

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Job Placement

Many success stories have come from UVU Aviation alumni and we want to help you be the next one. The Aviation Administration emphasis prepares students for managerial careers in numerous aviation fields, including airline, airport, and corporate aviation business management, as well as administrative careers in aviation manufacturing, general aviation, and their support industries. The Aviation Professional Pilot emphasis prepares students for employment with airlines as well as private and corporate operators. UVU graduates are employed by U.S. and international airlines, cargo carriers, and corporate flight departments.

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Acceptance Process

Utah Valley University is an open-admission institution. Enrollment standards exist in order to help students enroll in courses that match their academic preparation and ability. To attend UVU, simply complete four steps to be officially admitted, namely; complete an Admission Application, pay a nonrefundable $35 application fee, submit an official high school transcript, and submit an ACT/SAT official score.

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Student Support

Student support is incredibly beneficial and will help you complete your undergraduate program as smoothly as possible. In addition to our dedicated staff of advisors, the aviation program provides a call center to answer your questions concerning admissions, flight training, courses, graduation and anything that concerns the education you will receive here at UVU.

In addition, the university offers a support center that provides tutoring, mentoring, open labs, computer labs and scholarship information to better assist you in your college career.

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