Have you always dreamed of becoming a pilot? TSTC is the place for you! Our program offers hands-on flight training to learn on real planes in a real aviation setting. Texas is #1 in the airline industry for employing pilots, so you have a strong chance of getting a job soon after completing our program.
In addition to tuition and fees, the Aircraft Pilot Training program requires flight fees and other associated costs for the program. See the additional estimated flight fees below in the Informational Download section or this link.
We’ve been training pilots in Texas for more than 50 years, and we offer several key advantages. At TSTC, your classroom will be a dual runway airport with an operational control tower at the largest airport in the U.S. operated by an educational institution.
All of our instructors are certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). They bring high levels of professional aviation experience from civil and military backgrounds. Our airport and seasoned instructors make TSTC the right place to train to become a pilot.
TSTC offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Aircraft Pilot Training (fixed-wing.) Upon completing your degree, you will become certified as a flight instructor or a commercial multi-engine pilot. It’s your choice! Our program goes beyond the basics by focusing on safety and professionalism, in addition to skill.
The Aircraft Pilot Training (APT) program at Texas State Technical College in Waco employs additional minimum requirements beyond the college application for admission into the program. Review the requirements carefully. Additional information can be found in the Informational Download section.
The estimated cost for tuition and fees is $11,160 and does not include flight costs. Estimated costs for flight fees and other costs can be found in the Informational Download section or this link. This program requires an additional application beyond the college application. Review the additional requirements and frequently asked questions carefully.