Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology has four campuses—Tulsa, Oklahoma; Broomfield, Colorado; Inglewood, California; and Riverside, California—offering several Associate of Applied Science aviation-focused degree programs. The college has been around since the 1920s and has trained more than 100,000 pilots.
Spartan College flight school is located directly on Tulsa International Airport (KTUL). Student housing is less than a five-minute drive to the airfield. A low student-to-CFI ratio allows for students to fly four times a week.
Programs offered include:
- Associate of Applied Science
- Aviation Maintenance Technology, Oklahoma and Colorado campuses
- Aviation Maintenance Technology/Airframe and Powerplant, California campuses
- Aviation Electronics Technology, Oklahoma and Colorado campuses
- Aviation Flight, Oklahoma campus
- Aviation and Transportation (also available online)
Spartan offers one of the shortest professional pilot pathways at 17 months from start to CFI.
The school is part of SkyWest’s Pilot Career Pathway Program, which allows students to receive a conditional job offer from SkyWest for after training. It also has partnerships with many others in the industry, including:
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters
- Ball Aerospace
- Delta Airlines
- Duncan Aviation
- Mountain Aviation
- Southwest Airlines
- United Airlines
Spartan College flight school will cost students between $29,000-36,000 a year, depending on if they plan to live on campus or not. Students who are not attending flight school will find tuition much lower.
Spartan accepts veteran’s benefits for all programs and has pathways for international students. Scholarships are available to aviation of all degree programs and include:
- Hal Botford Gift of Wings Fund
- Navigate your Future Scholarship
- Aviation Insurance Resources “Get in the air” and more…
The college is part of Region 4 of the National Intercollegiate Flying Association.
Fleet and Facilities
Spartan uses Tulsa International Airport to house its fleet. The school provides more than 40 aircraft for training.
The fleet consists of:
- Cesnna 172s
- Piper Archers
- Piper Seminoles
The Bottom Line
Spartan College is dedicated to training pilots efficiently and investing in their success. A 17-month professional pilot program makes Spartan stand out, and with tons of industry connections, students can ease up the pipeline to airlines.
- In-State Tuition (Per Year) $29,000
- Out-of-State Tuition (Per Year)$36,000
- Flight Cost $65,000
- In-State Total Estimated Program Cost$123,000
- Out-of-State Total Estimated Program Cost$137,000
- NIFA (Y/N)Yes
- NIFA Region4