Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake

  • The Associate of Occupational Science in Aviation Maintenance Technology is designed to not only provide you with the proper knowledge and skill levels to excel in aviation maintenance but you will earn a degree. That degree may lead to job advancement in the future. This training provides you with the proper knowledge and skill levels required to pass the tests administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) Program prepares students for the airframe and powerplant FAA license exam and additionally the avionics program for FCC licensing exam. Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Program is designed to provide our students with the proper knowledge and skill levels to excel in their chosen career field as an AMT or as a service technician. This training prepares our students with the proper knowledge and skill levels required to pass the the test administered by the (FAA) to gain entry level employment in aviation and other maintenance fields as inspectors, installers, parts managers, equipment or service technicians. Avionics Technician Program � Provides students with the theory and knowledge needed to test, maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems used in aircraft navigation, communications and flight control systems and also prepares students for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licensing examination.

School Highlights

Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake serves 233 students (68% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty37 staff129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment233 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:118:1
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# Full-Time Students159 students914 students
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# Part-Time Students74 students1,285 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
7%
12%
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% Black
27%
21%
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% White
39%
51%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
12%
5%
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% Non Resident races
3%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.750.67
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College Completion Rate
52%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,400$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $17,997 is more than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,997$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$27,247$11,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake is Centura College-Chesapeake (2.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Centura College-Chesapeake
    Private for-profit
    144 students | 2.40 Mi932 B Ventures Way
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 549-2121
    2.40144
  • 19,064 students | 5.10 Mi121 College Place
    Norfolk, VA 23510
    (757) 822-1122
    5.1019,064
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    378 students | 6.40 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 499-5447
    6.40378
  • 504 students | 6.50 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 490-1241
    6.50504
  • ECPI University
    Private for-profit
    13,487 students | 6.70 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 490-9090
    6.7013,487
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For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,561 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.