University of Dubuque

University of Dubuque, University Avenue, Dubuque, IA, USA

20 aircraft flight school which has numerous partnerships with well-known airlines and offers scholarships to deserving aspiring pilots


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine, Flight Instructor course

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

15x new C172S, 2x PA-44 aircraft, 3x PA-28R

Airline Partnership

Cape Air, Delta Air Lines and Endeavor Air, Envoy Air, ExpressJet Airlines, GoJet Airlines, Mesa Airlines, Piedmont, PSA Airlines, Republic Airlines, SkyWest Airlines,


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Entry Requirements

At least 17 years old, High School Graduate, Class II Medical Certificate

The Aviation Department of the University of Dubuque offers pilot training program. The Department has partnerships with numerous regional and international airlines where qualified students are guaranteed employment after the completion of the program and provided with tuition reimbursement.

The flight program is located in Babka Aviation Center of the University of Dubuque, Iowa, USA.

Pilot Training Courses offered by University of Dubuque:
  • Bachelor of Science in Flight Operations
Why should you pick University of Dubuque for your Pilot Training:

Training is done in a huge fleet of 20 aircraft which includes fifteen(15) new C172S aircraft, two (2) PA-44 aircraft, and three (3) PA-28R aircraft.

Graduates earn a commercial pilot's license and multi-engine rating. Instructor certificates and ratings are available as electives.

The FAA has granted UD to provide qualified graduates eligibility for the Restricted ATP to begin their airline career with 1,000 hours of flight time, versus the normal 1,500 hour requirement necessary from many other flight programs.

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