2020 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Aviation Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
2020 Most Affordable Aviation Bachelors Degrees Badge
By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

With annual tuitions under $26,000, these 18 online colleges offer the most affordable bachelor's in aviation degrees. Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus, the #1 option, charges only $7,492 per year. Ranked #2, Utah Valley University offers an annual tuition rate of just $8,508. Students can pursue a Bachelor of Science: Professional Pilot and take classes like 21st Century Avionics, Aircraft Incident & Emergency Management, and Global Ethical & Professional Issues in Aviation.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or see our Overall Most Affordable Colleges. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

Start Your Online College Search:
ADVERTISEMENT
All tuition numbers were manually collected and verified
Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus $7,492
# 2 #2 Utah Valley University $8,508
# 3 #3 Middle Georgia State University $8,670
# 4 (tie) #4 (tie) Hampton University $9,000
# 4 (tie) #4 (tie) Lynn University $9,000
# 6 #6 Southern Illinois University - Carbondale $9,637
# 7 (tie) #7 (tie) The Baptist College of Florida $10,800
# 7 (tie) #7 (tie) University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh $10,800
# 9 #9 LeTourneau University $11,005
# 10 #10 Liberty University $11,700
# 11 #11 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide $12,803
# 12 #12 Wilmington University $13,335
# 13 #13 Polk State College $14,091
# 14 #14 Florida Tech-Online $15,428
# 15 #15 University of Nebraska at Omaha $15,600
# 16 #16 Texas A&M University-Central Texas $17,472
# 17 #17 Central Washington University $21,673
# 18 #18 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology $25,300
#1
#1
Annual Tuition: $7,492
Annual Tuition: $7,492
Annual Tuition: $7,492
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 36%
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Average SATs: 900 -1110
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,514
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 917
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (575) 562-1011

Example Classes: Airport Operations, Aviation Law, Aviation Safety and Human Factors, Contemporary Issues in Aviation, FAA Regulations

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Aviation Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science
#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $8,508
Annual Tuition: $8,508
Annual Tuition: $8,508
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 74%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 3,217
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 57
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (801) 863-8000

Example Classes: 21st Century Avionics, Aircraft Incident and Emergency Management, Global Ethical and Professional Issues in Aviation, High Altitude Navigation/ International Flight Operations, Personal Finance for Aviation Professionals, Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science Professional Pilot
#3
#3
Annual Tuition: $8,670
Annual Tuition: $8,670
Annual Tuition: $8,670
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 91%
  • Graduation Rate: 23%
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Average SATs: 880 -1090
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,852
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 268
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (478) 471-2700

Example Classes: Airline Marketing, Airline Technical Operations, Airport Legislative Affairs, Marketing, Communications and Development, Airport Operations, Security & Maintenanc, Fundamentals of Aviation Business Ethics in the Aviation Profession, International Airline Business

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Aviation Science and Management
  • BS in Aviation Science and Management – Management
#4
#4

Hampton University

Hampton (VA)
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 60%
  • Acceptance Rate: 36%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 346
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 111
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (757) 727-5000

Example Classes: Airport Finance, Airport Planning, Aviation Legislation, Concepts of Air Transportation Utilization, Economics/Airport Finance/Air Transportation, Homeland Security

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Airport Administration
#4
#4

Lynn University

Boca Raton (FL)
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 51%
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Average SATs: 980 -1170
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 231
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 377
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (800) 888-5966

Example Classes: Aviation Operations Management, Aviation Technologies, Global Aviation Regulations and Law

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Aviation Management
#6
#6
Annual Tuition: $9,637
Annual Tuition: $9,637
Annual Tuition: $9,637
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 48%
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1250
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,534
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 552
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (618) 453-2121

Example Classes: Aerospace Business and Industry Financial Practices, Aerospace Lean Manufacturing and Maintenance Practices, Aerospace Supply Chain Logistics, Aviation Maintenance Shop Operations, Avionics Communication and Navigation Systems Transition, Reliability, Maintainability and Fault Prediction Analysis

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Aviation Technologies
  • BS in Aviation Technologies - Aviation Maintenance Management
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $10,800
Annual Tuition: $10,800
Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Average SATs: 858 -1155
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 280
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 11
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (850) 263-3261

Example Classes: Commercial Ground Instruction, Instrument Ground Instruction, Private Ground Instruction, Private Pilot Flight Instruction

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Missions - Aviation
#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $10,800
Annual Tuition: $10,800
Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 75%
  • Graduation Rate: 61%
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 632
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 303
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (920) 424-1234

Example Classes: Airline Management, Aviation Labor Relations, Aviation Law, Aviation/Aerospace Systems Analysis Methods, Management of Airline Production and Operations

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Studies in Aviation Management
#9
#9

LeTourneau University

Longview (TX)
Annual Tuition: $11,005
Annual Tuition: $11,005
Annual Tuition: $11,005
  • Online Degrees: 6
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 63%
  • Acceptance Rate: 47%
  • Average SATs: 1090 -1310
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,131
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 274
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (903) 233-3000

Example Classes: Airport Operations and Management, Aviation Human Factors, Aviation Management, Aviation Safety Factors, Aviation Safety Management Systems

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Aircraft Dispatch
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Maintenance
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management - Professional Pilot
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Studies
#10
#10

Liberty University

Lynchburg (VA)
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 30%
  • Average SATs: 1040 -1260
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 34,092
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 36,337
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (434) 582-2000

Example Classes: Airplane Aerodynamics, Aviation Weather, Commercial Flight, Corporate & Business Aviation, Multi-Engine Theory & Advanced Aircraft Systems, Turbine Engines & Jet Transport

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS: Aviation
  • BS: Aviation Maintenance Management
  • BS: Aviation Management
#11
#11
Annual Tuition: $12,803
Annual Tuition: $12,803
Annual Tuition: $12,803
  • Online Degrees: 8
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 49%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,378
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,982
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (800) 522-6787

Example Classes: Applications in Aviation/Aerospace Law, Aviation Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Aviation Maintenance Capstone Course, Aviation Maintenance Management: A Global Perspective, Aviation Work Force Management in a Global Environment

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics - Aviation
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance - Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance - Safety
  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services - Aviation Emergency Management
#12
#12

Wilmington University

New Castle (DE)
Annual Tuition: $13,335
Annual Tuition: $13,335
Annual Tuition: $13,335
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 63%
  • Graduation Rate: 21%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,064
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,291
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (877) 967-5464

Example Classes: Airline Management, Airport Management, Aviation Safety, Government and Aviation, History of Aviation

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BS in Business Management - Professional Aeronautics
#13
#13

Polk State College

Winter Haven (FL)
Annual Tuition: $14,091
Annual Tuition: $14,091
Annual Tuition: $14,091
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 74%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,218
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (863) 297-1000

Example Classes: Air Transportation Systems Management, Airport Planning and Design, Airspace Systems and NextGen, Corporate Aviation Operations, Environmental Issues for Aerospace Management, Flight Dispatch and Scheduling

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences - Aerospace Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences - Professional Pilot
#14
#14

Florida Tech-Online

Melbourne (FL)
Annual Tuition: $15,428
Annual Tuition: $15,428
Annual Tuition: $15,428
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Graduation Rate: 55%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,166
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 675
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (321) 674-8000

Example Classes: Aerodynamics, Air Transportation Management, Airport Design, Aviation Business Simulation, Aviation Planning, National Airspace System

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA Aviation Management
#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $15,600
Annual Tuition: $15,600
Annual Tuition: $15,600
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 85%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 923
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 511
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (402) 554-2800

Example Classes: Aviation Marketing, Business and Corporate Aviation, Diversity in Aviation, History of Aviation and Aerospace, Introduction to Airport Administration

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies in Aviation Studies
#16
#16
Annual Tuition: $17,472
Annual Tuition: $17,472
Annual Tuition: $17,472
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 683
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 178
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (254) 519-5400

Example Classes: Airline Management, Airports and Environmental Impact, Aviation History, Aviation Law, Certification of Airports, General Aviation and Corporate Business Aviation

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science - Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Science - Professional Pilot
#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $21,673
Annual Tuition: $21,673
Annual Tuition: $21,673
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 90%
  • Graduation Rate: 57%
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1170
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,745
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 226
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Phone #: (509) 963-1111

Example Classes: Airport Operations, Aviation Career Planning and Professionalism, Aviation Labor Relations, Aviation Legislation, Legal Ethics and Aviation, Threat & Error Management in Aviation

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management
#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $25,300
Annual Tuition: $25,300
Annual Tuition: $25,300
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 33%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 33
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 0
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (718) 429-6600

Example Classes: Advanced Aircraft Systems for Maintenance, Advanced Gas Turbine Engines, Avionics Circuit, Avionics Line Maintenance, Rotocraft Design Technology

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Airport Management 
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management