Aviation Institute Of Maintenance Chesapeake

Overview of Aviation Institute Of Maintenance Chesapeake

Aviation Institute is in a large suburb, in Chesapeake, VA. The school is classified as a private, for-profit college. Students at Aviation Institute earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include mechanics and repair.

Aviation Institute Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Aviation Institute offers open admission.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

Aviation Institute, in 2007-2008, had 189 students (320 full-time equivalent). The student body at the school is overwhelmingly male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We help adult students gain the skills and attitudes necessary for a meaningful entry-level career position. We strive to be responsive to the needs of not only our students, but also area businesses, industries, and government. We are committed to high academic standards in all of our curricular offerings. We are dedicated to providing the services that support our students' efforts to succeed. Aviation Institute of Maintenance is a distinguished co-educational institution committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student. Students can succeed in our collegiate environment when properly motivated, taught to set goals, and to take responsibility for their own success in furthering their education. All aspects of the school are enriched with creating an atmosphere conducive to learning, while instilling a high degree of business ethics and professionalism. This facilitates the easy transition from student to professional. Each program offered is specifically designed to qualify graduates for a career position in government, business or industry. Aviation Institute of Maintenance is devoted to the following objectives: To motivate, educate, and develop students to their maximum potential while enrolled in their chosen field of study. To maintain all instruction in a job-related environment to ensure graduates the greatest potential for employment in the occupational fields for which they are trained. To offer dedicated and qualified instructors that provides the tool of learning which will enhance each studentÆs future success. To create an atmosphere for learning that is both personal and practical, while in a school that is friendly and informative. To establish high standards of education and training in order to maintain corporate satisfaction among the business community for the schoolÆs graduates. To enable students to establish independence through successful employment in their chosen career field."

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Contacting Aviation Institute

Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake
2211 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake , VA 23320
General Phone: (757) 363-2121

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Aviation Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair71aircraft maintenance

Number of programs and degrees for Aviation Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree191
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years521

Aviation Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Aviation Institute had a total enrollment of 189 students (320 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 32%
Black 57%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 10%
22-24 18%
25-29 32%
30-34 19%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 1%

Aviation Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %

Aviation Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chesapeake, Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Aviation Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Aviation Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3126300)

Aviation Institute Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track170

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year17$36,4000*
All faculty totalcalendar year17$36,4000*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Aviation Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician

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Aviation Institute Highlights

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What Sets Aviation Institute Apart:

% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Male % of student body
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 6%Aviation Institute Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 19%Aviation Institute Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

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