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Summer Flight Program

The 2017 Summer Flight Program is full to capacity. If you are interested in participating next summer, please check back in January 2018.

The private pilot summer program at Utah State University is a fun way to spend your summer while earning your Private Pilot license. The program is designed for upcoming and graduating high school seniors interested in learning to fly; however, anyone who is eligible and interested in aviation is welcome to participate.

In addition to earning a Private Pilot license, students will also complete seven college credits applicable to Utah State University's Professional Pilot Program. Students will participate in ground school and flight training daily. As part of the curriculum, students will also participate in weekly group study sessions supervised by Utah State University's own team of Certified Flight Instructors.

Program Eligibility

  • 17 years of age by program completion date
  • Read, speak, write and understand the English language
  • Have original Birth Certification and U.S. government issue identification OR current passport

Program Dates

  • June 12-August 11 2017

Program Checklist

Click to download checklist

Program Costs

Tuition* $2,265.99
Flight Fees $10,820.00
Housing** $670-900 (depends on shared or private) Must be applied for after March 31st
Supplies** $500 (depends on book kit and headset)
Total $13,586-$14,486


*No nonresident tuition is charged during summer semester. International tuition is charged during summer semester.

**This cost will vary based on student selection and need.

Course Information

AV 2330 Private Pilot Ground School (4 credits)-- Taught Monday-Friday 2:30-4:30 pm at the USU Logan Campus

AV 2350 Private Pilot Certification (3 credits)-- Held Monday-Friday, predominately in the mornings. Students will work with their assigned Certified Flight Instructor to complete in-flight training. Exact flight times will be assigned during the first week of the program.

Program Contact

Kaylee Roholt Academic Advisor

Susan Crosbie Airport Business Officer