Reach BOLD new heights with an aviation degree

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.

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International Students

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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

Emily Farley

A career in aviation should never become boring because you’re always learning something new and always building on and developing your skills. People who are lifelong learners and enjoy challenging themselves will find aviation to be an exciting and fulfilling career.

Emily Farley

Aviation Systems Management

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.

Upcoming Events

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...