Lab Fees

Effective Fall 2018

All aviation lab fees are nonrefundable. Exceptions to this include students who drop a lab by the “Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund” date. Expended funds for flight training already completed will not be refunded.

No additional payments will be required in an aviation lab beyond the published lab fee (CBU flight stage checks and FAA checkrides are now included in the lab fee). Exceptions to this include books, materials, and supplies, as well as FAA medical examiner fees that may be required. Students will need to budget for these expenses in addition to published lab fees.

Students will not be billed on an hourly basis for labs.

Students will fly the number of hours required to meet each flight lab’s student learning outcomes up to the number of flight hours specified for each flight lab as time permits during that semester. If a student meets a flight lab student learning outcome prior to flying the number of hours allocated for that lab, the student may continue to participate in time building hours up to the maximum number of hours for the class as time permits during that semester. Priority for scheduling flight time is for hours leading to certification. It is at the discretion of the chief flight instructor as to whether time building hours will be in the aircraft, simulator, dual, solo, or a combination thereof, based upon verified student need. These hours are only valid for that same semester and may not be carried over to the following semester.

Students will have the entire semester to complete the flight lab in which they are enrolled. If the student learning outcomes for the flight lab are not achieved by the end of semester due to reasons beyond the student’s control (weather, aircraft maintenance, etc.), an incomplete (I) will be issued, allowing the student no more than six additional weeks to complete the lab. If a student does not meet the student learning outcomes for the lab in which they are enrolled by the end of the semester or within the six week incomplete period, the student will receive an “F” in the lab. The student will then have the option to enroll in the lab again and pay the requisite lab fee, or change their major.

Time building labs will not be used for completion of a certificate or rating. Time building labs are only intended for building solo flight time. Each time building lab will provide 10 hours of solo flight time.

Students will not be authorized to begin a flight lab after the “Last Day to Add a Class for Credit” date. If a student completes a flight lab after the “Last Day to Add a Class for Credit” date, the student will be required to wait until the next semester to continue flight training. Students may, at their discretion, enroll in a time-building lab after the “Last Day to Add a Class for Credit.”

Flight hours reflect an appropriate mix of dual flight hours and solo flight hours, as well as simulator time. Students will also be provided ground instruction as appropriate.

 

Aviation Flight Major, Professional Airplane Pilot Concentration

Required Labs

Course Number Course Title Student Learning Outcome Lab Fee Anticipated Weekly Lab Frequency Max Flight Hours (Dual and Solo)
FLT 116 Private Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 117 Private Pilot Lab I Solo the aircraft $9,430 3 30
FLT 118 Private Pilot Lab II Completion of Private Pilot certificate $12,410 3 35
FLT 119 Instrument Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 215 Commercial I / Instrument I Airplane Pilot Lab Completion of required 50 hours $13,400 3 50
FLT 216 Instrument II Airplane Pilot Completion of instrument rating $16,380 3 60
FLT 311 Commercial Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 313 Commercial II Airplane Pilot Completion of commercial single-engine certificate $14,280 3 50
FLT 314 Advanced Commercial Airplane Pilot Completion of commercial multi-engine certificate $13,200 3 30
FLT 315 Flight Instructor Pilot Ground FAA written - FOI, CFI/CFII  $450 - -
FLT 317 Flight and Flight Instrument Instructor Flight Lab Completion of Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) / Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII) certificates  $14,570 3 30
  TOTAL   $94,570   285

NOTE: All students progress at different rates. The goal is for students to complete all FAA certificates and ratings required of the chosen concentration in the aviation flight major. The university reserves the right, with or without notice, to change aviation lab fees when necessary.

 

Aviation Flight Major, Commercial Airplane Pilot Concentration

Required Labs

Course Number Course Title Student Learning Outcome Lab Fee Anticipated Weekly Lab Frequency Max Flight Hours (Dual and Solo)
FLT 116 Private Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 117 Private Pilot Lab I Solo the aircraft $9,430 3 30
FLT 118 Private Pilot Lab II Completion of Private Pilot certificate $12,410 3 35
FLT 119 Instrument Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 215 Commercial I / Instrument I Airplane Pilot Lab Completion of required 50 hours $13,400 3 50
FLT 216 Instrument II Airplane Pilot Completion of instrument rating $16,380 3 60
FLT 311 Commercial Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 313 Commercial II Airplane Pilot Completion of commercial single-engine certificate $14,280 3 50
FLT 314 Advanced Commercial Airplane Pilot Completion of commercial multi-engine certificate $13,200 3 30
  TOTAL   $79,550   255

NOTE: All students progress at different rates. The goal is for students to complete all FAA certificates and ratings required of the chosen concentration in the aviation flight major. The university reserves the right, with or without notice, to change aviation lab fees when necessary.

 

Aviation Flight Major, Unmanned Aviation Systems Concentration

Required Labs

Course Number Course Title Student Learning Outcome Lab Fee Anticipated Weekly Lab Frequency Max Flight Hours (Dual and Solo)
FLT 116 Private Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 117 Private Pilot Lab I Solo the aircraft $9,430 3 30
FLT 118 Private Pilot Lab II Completion of Private Pilot certificate $12,410 3 35
FLT 119 Instrument Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 215 Commercial I / Instrument I Airplane Pilot Lab Completion of required 50 hours $13,400 3 50
FLT 216 Instrument II Airplane Pilot Completion of instrument rating $16,380 3 60
FLT 311 Commercial Pilot Ground FAA written/course requirements $150 - -
FLT 313 Commercial II Airplane Pilot Completion of commercial single-engine certificate $14,280 3 50
UAS 215 UAS Flight Simulation Course requirements $1,000 - -
UAS 315 UAS Design and Applications Course requirements $1,500 - -
UAS 415 UAS Operations and Mission Planning Course requirements $1,500 - -
  TOTAL   $70,350   225

NOTE: All students progress at different rates. The goal is for students to complete all FAA certificates and ratings required of the chosen concentration in the aviation flight major. The university reserves the right, with or without notice, to change aviation lab fees when necessary.