Metropolitan State University of Denver

Metropolitan State University of Denver, Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO, USA

One of the largest and most advanced collegiate aviation programs in the country


Commercial Pilot License, Flight Instructor course

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

DA40, C-172S, C-172XP


Beech 1900D Turbo Prop, Piper Seminoles PA34


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Entry Requirements

At least 17 years old, High School Graduate, Able to write, read, and speak in English Language, Pass Medical Examination

The Aviation and Aerospace Department of the Metropolitan State University of Denver is one of the largest and most advanced collegiate aviation programs in the country.

It is located in Metro Denver, Colorado. Colorado is a center for innovation in aviation and aerospace, particularly the development of new types of aircraft-spacecraft and in the development of commercial space applications. Metro Denver is ranked second among the largest metropolitan areas for aerospace industry cluster employment concentration, and first in the nation for private aerospace employment.

Pilot Training Courses offered by Metropolitan State University of Denver:
  • B.S Aviation and Aerospace Science (AAS) with concentration on Professional Flight Officer
Why should you pick Metropolitan State University of Denver for your Pilot Training:

Their pilot training program is designed for those planning a career as a professional pilot. Graduates will earn FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Instrument Rating and either the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate (CFI) or the FAA Ground Instructor (AGI) and Instrument Instructor Certificates (IGI).

The Aviation and Aerospace Department features ultra-modern FAA-approved single and multi-engine flight training devices, aerospace computer-based training systems, live space-based satellite operations and simulations.

Moreover, it is equipped with 16 aircraft which includes DA40, C-172S, and C-172XP and 7 simulators such as Beech 1900D Turbo Prop Sims., and Piper Seminoles PA34 Sims.

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