Advanced Technology Institute

Category: Non-traditional institutions | State: Virginia

About Advanced Technology Institute

Advanced Technology Institute is a technical school offering programs that awards diplomas, certificated, or an AOS degree. Core diploma programs offered are Automotive Technology, Heavy Vehicle Technology, HVAC Technology and Maritime Welding Technology. An Associate in Occupational Science can also be earned in each of these disciplines by adding our Service Management course. Also available is a Tractor Trailer Driving program (8 weeks), which offers a certificate and prepares students for their Class A Commercial Driving Exam with the DMV.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Academic Policies & Compliance

67%

Admissions & Orientation

23%

Culture & Commitment

46%

Financial Aid & Assistance

11%

Graduation & Career

60%

Military Student Support & Retention

27%

Why attend Advanced Technology Institute

Advanced Technology Institute is located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia where there are over 400,000 veterans and approximately 90,000 active duty personnel. Our training programs are hands on and provide the skills necessary to assist a veteran in their current profession or provide them a skill that they can use to go into a satisfying career. We run three sessions a day, four days a week which accommodates almost anyone's schedule. With approximately 50+% of our student body being active duty or veterans we feel that ATI is a great choice for veterans.

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAutomobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

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Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, for-hire vehicles and other commercial vehicles, or to instruct commerical vehicle operators. Includes instruction in operating gas, diesel, or electrically-powered vehicles; loading and unloading cargo or passengers; reporting delays or accidents on the road; verifying load against shipping papers; arranging transportation for personnel; and keeping records of receipts and fares.

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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 $22,000 $22,000 N/A N/A
Fees $960 $960 N/A N/A
Room $7,200 $7,200 N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other Expenses $525 $525 N/A N/A
Totals $30,685 $30,685 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • 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
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • 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
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and 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