01 Nov 2018


We are excited that you are considering Spartan College for flight training!  The information below might help you understand the admissions process for our aviation flight program offered at our Tulsa Flight Facility located on the R.L. Jones Riverside Airport (RVS) in south Tulsa. We encourage you to reach out to us and we can answer any of your questions, schedule a tour or walk you through the process.

Contact the school to request information
Speak with an Admissions Representative
Tour the campus and take a discovery flight
Apply to the Aviation Flight Pilot program
Interview with program leadership
Start the financial discussion and planning
Obtain a Medical Class II Certification
Resolve any relocation or housing needs
Start your first day at Spartan



Understanding your options and the process when determining how you will pay for school is a very important part of your admissions decision.  Click here for more information about paying for school.  We also will encourage you to speak with one of our Financial Aid Representatives to talk through your various options.


There are several requirements that must be met to be admitted to Spartan’s flight programs.

  1. Academic Performance:  Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  2. Basic Skills Requirement:  Must demonstrate proficiency in college level skills, which can be demonstrated through a variety of methods outlined in the catalog
  3. Age Requirement:  Flight program applicants must be at least 17 years of age before being issued the Private Pilot Certificate and 18 years of age before being issued the Commercial Pilot Certificate.
  4. Medical Requirement: The minimum requirement for flight students pursuing an Aviation Flight program is the Class II Medical Certificate. All flight students must possess their FAA Class II medical certificate before starting class. Flight students may contact the nearest FAA Office or the Spartan Admissions Department for a list of approved aviation medical examiners.
  5. TSA Requirements: All U.S. Citizens and Nationals are required to show proof of U.S. Citizenship or National prior to the beginning of flight training.  All those who are not U.S. Citizens or Nationals will be required to complete the registration process with the Transportation Security Administration for initial flight training. Registration is completed online at http://www.flightschoolcandidates.gov. International students may have additional requirements which can be outlined in the catalog.
  6. English Language Requirement

More detailed information about the requirements can be found in our school catalog.