Located in Puyallup, Washington, Clover Park Technical College offers three associate aviation programs and one bachelor’s degree path. The school has been training pilots since shortly after World War II.
Clover Park Technical College is an FAA-approved Part 141 pilot school and flight operations are conducted at the Pierce County (KPLU) Airport, right next door to the campus proper.
Programs offered include:
- Associate of Applied Science
- Aviation Maintenance Technician
- Avionics Technician
- Professional Pilot
- Bachelor of Applied Science
- Operations Management
While the school offers a complete professional pilot program, students can take each flight level individually from a degree plan.
Students can expect to pay a base tuition of $5,000. Depending on their living situation, additional fees fmay increase total yearly cost to $12,000-18,000.
On top of tuition, flight students will have additional costs for flight courses. Over the course of two years students will need up to an additional $57,000-76,000 to complete all the flight courses the school has to offer.
Students can apply for scholarships to help with the cost, including the:
● Clover Park Technical College Foundation Scholarship
● David Arver Memorial Scholarship
● Pioneers of Flight Scholarship
Eligible students at Clover Park Technical College are able to use veteran’s benefits for aviation programs.
Fleet and Facilities
Clover Park Technical College has a traditional fleet of training aircraft that includes:
● Cessna C172s
● Tecnam P2006Ts
Graduates are eligible for the restricted ATP.
The Bottom Line
Clover Park Technical College aviation programs offer something for everyone wanting to succeed in the aviation industry. The program has competitive tuition and a conveniently located campus.
- In-State Tuition (Per Year) $11,500
- Out-of-State Tuition (Per Year)$11,500
- Flight Cost $66,500
- In-State Total Estimated Program Cost$89,500
- Out-of-State Total Estimated Program Cost$89,500
- NIFA (Y/N)No
- NIFA RegionN/A