Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Category: Non-traditional institutions | State: Virginia

About Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Aviation Institute of Maintenance is a distinguished co-educational institution committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student. Students can succeed in our collegiate environment when properly motivated, taught to set goals, and encouraged to take responsibility for their own success in furthering their education. All aspects of the school are enriched with creating an atmosphere conducive to learning, while instilling a high degree of business ethics and professionalism. This facilitates the easy transition from a student to a professional in a career.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

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Why attend Aviation Institute of Maintenance

AIM is proud of the active duty personnel, reservists and veterans who attend our school. Many of our staff have walked in vet's shoes. Aim offers military members with a unique opportunity to complete their education with no loans to repay. If you are eligible for Chapter 33, this Debt Free Program offers 100% forgiveness of any tuition and fees not covered by Chapter 33 and Federal Pell Grant, as long as you do not receive any Federal Title IV student loans.

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Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAvionics Maintenance Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of aircraft operating, control, and electronic systems. Includes instruction in flight instrumentation, aircraft communications and homing systems, radar and other sensory systems, navigation aids, and specialized systems for various types of civilian and military aircraft.

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Welding Technology

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $14,400 $14,400 N/A N/A
Fees $212 $212 N/A N/A
Room $5,537 $5,537 N/A N/A
Board $1,846 $1,846 N/A N/A
Books $1,700 $1,700 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $3,758 $3,758 N/A N/A
Totals $27,453 $27,453 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes