Pursue Two Dreams at Once

Now You Don’t Have to Choose

LIFT Academy and Vincennes University (VU) have created a joint program that will allow aviation enthusiasts to accomplish two goals simultaneously: earning a college degree and becoming a pilot.

  • Obtain your flight ratings through training at LIFT
  • At the same time, take classes through VU and earn an Associate degree in Aviation Flight Technology
  • Upon earning an Associate degree, graduates can earn their CFI and CFII ratings at LIFT for no extra cost
  • Graduates will have a preferred interview opportunity for a job as a pilot with Republic Airways
  • This program is only available for students starting at private pilot license or instrument rating

Your Future Is an Application Away

To apply for the Vincennes University/LIFT Academy partnership:

  1. Apply online to both VU and LIFT
  2. LIFT application includes a pilot aptitude test and in-person interview
  3. List LIFT Academy under “Major Concentration” on your application
  4. Review LIFT applicant requirements

A Partnership of Innovators

Both LIFT Academy and Vincennes University are known for their innovation and leadership. Each embraces a philosophy of making education achievable and accessible, as well as creating a diverse community where students are encouraged to pursue their dreams in a collaborative, positive environment. VU’s Aviation Technology Center is located in Indianapolis, where LIFT is headquartered.

Have questions regarding the Vincennes University application process? Email ATC@vinu.edu.


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