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Christian102001
09-25-2018, 03:16 PM
I'm planning to go to Western Michigan University and would like to know the graduation rate for Aviation Flight Science, overall the school has a 54%graduation rate and that is kinda concerning. For any graduates from this school tell me about cost and quality of training. Also before going to college should I get my Private pilots license?


misterpretzel
09-25-2018, 05:25 PM
Last I heard, they were still having issues hiring instructors (this is partially due to them paying way below market rates for CFIs)

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Beaverbeliever
09-25-2018, 11:37 PM
I thought you were planning on going to UND? :confused:


Christian102001
09-26-2018, 11:00 AM
I thought you were planning on going to UND? :confused:
I realize it was cheaper.

prayforwaves117
09-26-2018, 11:22 AM
If you go to WMU with a PPL you will have to complete a transition course in order to start instrument. So just add $5000 to your original PPL cost or you can pay 20k for their PPL.

CubWrangler
09-30-2018, 09:08 AM
You will finish the program a year earlier if you come in with your PPL. Graduation rate is pretty good, I would guess close to 90 percent from the aviation college.