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 236 students (96% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake is one of 3 community colleges within Chesapeake City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake is Everest College-Chesapeake (2.3 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff45 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment236 students1,577 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:136:1
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# Full-Time Students226 students717 students
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# Part-Time Students10 students860 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
8%
8%
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% Black
39%
22%
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% White
39%
57%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.62
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College Completion Rate
38%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,400$29,400
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,997 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,997$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,000$10,502
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest College-Chesapeake
    Private, for profit
    671 students | 2.30 Mi825 Greenbrier Circle Suite 100
    Chesapeake VA  23320
    (757)361-3900
    2.30671
  • Centura College-Chesapeake
    Private, for profit
    131 students | 2.40 Mi932 B Ventures Way
    Chesapeake VA  23320
    (757)549-2121
    2.40131
  • 27,646 students | 5.10 Mi121 College Place
    Norfolk VA  23510
    (757)822-1122
    5.1027,646
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    315 students | 6.40 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
    (757)499-5447
    6.40315
  • 717 students | 6.50 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
    (757)490-1241
    6.50717
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