WMU College of Aviation

Go West.  Ascend Higher.


The College of Aviation at Western Michigan University offers the only comprehensive aviation program at a public university in Michigan, and with over 700 undergraduate students, is one of the largest aviation programs in the nation. Backed by over 70 years of aviation experience and our excellent industry reputation, the College of Aviation is a powerful force in the future of aviation training.

The College of Aviation's vision is to establish and maintain state-of-the-art, world-class professional aviation programs that are among the best in the world. We are examining the very ways we teach and pioneering revolutionary new methods of instruction designed to improve a pilot's ability to fly and to work efficiently with a crew. The College of Aviation produces graduates who think critically, communicate effectively, and participate meaningfully and ethically in the dynamic field of aviation.

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75 Year Celebration

The College of Aviation is celebrating 75 years in aviation education! For more information or to see how you can participate visit  [here]

Aviation Summer Camp

Are you interested in our week long summer camp focusing on the exciting field of aviation? If you are a high school student between the ages of 13 and 17 we would love to have you! You may find more information [here]

Fourth Annual Golf Outing

The College of Aviation is excited to host the fourth annual golf outing on Saturday June 7, 2014 at the Cedar Creek Golf Course. More information and registration is available  [here]

Reduced ATP Minimums

WMU is approved from the FAA to allow for reduced hour minimums in order to acquire your ATP rating. Information for all four majors is available  [here]

Graduate Survey Available

Attention current and recent graduates: the 2013 graduate survey is open.  Please take a few minutes and fill out the information.   [here]


College of Aviation
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5314 USA
269-964-6375 | 269-964-6473 Fax