Financial Aid

There are several financial aid options available. For more information, contact us directly.

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We have partnered with Meritize to provide our students with financing options to fund your education. With a Meritize Loan, you can get credit for your merit and potentially improve your loan options by sharing your academic history, military background, or work experience. If approved, full deferment during school is available for certain products.

Learn more in the Meritize Flyer PDF (click to view/download)

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Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Blue Ridge Bank (“Bank”), National Association, Member FDIC. The Bank and Meritize reserve the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or hold a valid work authorization document, and meet the Bank’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan, the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of the loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law, and other factors.

Department of Education

University Financial Aid

  • Potentially eligible for grants and scholarships
  • Federally assisted loan options may be available
  • Deferred repayment options

AOPA Flex Aviation Loan

  • Financing for everything from light sport through commercial pilot
  • Domestic and foreign student plans available
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Easy application process
  • Borrow up to $100k
American Airlines Credit Union

American Airlines Credit Union

  • For members of American Airlines Credit Union
  • Membership is open to employees of the Air Transportation Industry and their family members
  • Education loans up to $40,000 and up to 120 months to pay
  • A homeowner can use a Home Equity Loan to qualify for larger amounts
  • Competitive interest rates
Pilot Finance

Pilot Finance

  • Quick and easy application
  • Multiple programs with varying training schedules and repayment periods
  • Can be approved in as little as 24 hours
  • Payments made directly to flight school for only training you’ve received
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