Reach BOLD new heights

Airline pilots and support staff are in high demand all over the world. With an expected shortage of 700,000 pilots in the coming years, now is a great time to explore a career in aviation. UNK is proud to be a preferred destination for aviation education, with one of the lowest program costs in the nation and access to a fleet of more than 90 multi-purpose, modern aircraft.

International Student in Flight Simulator

International Students

Student in airplane

Domestic Students

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Nebraska Flight School

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Flight Training Costs


Pilot Emphasis Careers

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Management Emphasis Careers

Hideharu Hayashi

"The most enjoyable thing is flight training. We have access to aircraft and guidance from experts who have a variety of experiences. My dream is to become an airline pilot. I'm getting closer to my dream thanks to UNK's English Language Institute and strong overall aviation program.”

Hideharu Hayashi

Aviation Systems Management, Flight Operations Emphasis

Student Involvement

UNK Aviation's faculty believe that student involvement is critical to turning out well-rounded graduates. Alpha Eta Rho, the oldest collegiate aviation fraternity, affords students networking opportunities, events, and more. Our Aviation Professional Lecture Series connects students with industry pros, encouraging professional development outside the classroom.

Aviation News

UNK aviation program soaring to new heights

UNK aviation program soaring to new heights

The program hosted its first-ever "Solo Wings Ceremony" on Friday, recognizing 22 students who earned their UNK pilot wings by achieving solo flight status. Read More...