If you’re interested in going to school to become an airline pilot, you might have come across ATP Flight School. They are the nations largest flight school and have a focus on helping students become professional pilots.
Their programs move at an accelerated pace to help students gain the training and experience they need to enter the work force as quickly as possible. For some students, this can be as quickly as just a few month. If you’re interested in attending one of these accelereated programs, you might be wondering if there’s an option to live on campus while enrolled so you don’t have to commute to a flight school that might be far away from you.
A common question we often hear from their prospective students is: Does ATP Flight School provide housing?
Yes, ATP Flight School has housing options for students who want to live on campus.
Benefits of living on campus
ATP Flight School has 68 campuses around the United States, so odds are good that there is one located in your part of the country. But, even then the closest location is still several hours of driving for some students.
If you are in the middle of going through an accelerated program to become an airline pilot, the last thing you want to worry about is a long commute to and from school. You’ll already be very busy with a combination of classroom training and practice flights. All of that can be both physically and mentally exhausting.
To prevent having to have a long commute to and from flight school, one great option is to live on campus. This puts you moments away from all the action.
This provides a variety of benefits including:
- Close to facility for flight training
- Easy access to classroom training
- Networking/social opportunities with classmates
- Less stress worrying about traffic/commute times
- Time saved from not having to drive
- More rest between practice flights
There are many benefits to staying on campus instead of commuting for those that want to take advantage.
ATP Flight School Housing Cost and Availability
As of 2021 the cost of the student housing depends on the location of the apartment and if you choose single or double occupancy.
Shared occupancy rooms are either $200 or $225 depending on location.
Private occupancy is either $400 or $450 depending on location.
It’s important to note that all of these apartments are subject to availability. For a current breakdown of what is and isn’t available, take a look at their housing site here.
Cost and availability options
ATP Flight School offers a couple different options for the student apartments they offer.
One option is to rent a shared room in an upscale apartment building. This means you’ll have double occupancy, so you’ll be staying with a roommate of sorts.
The other option is to rent a room by yourself (single occupancy). This option costs more but provides you with more privacy.
All of the rooms include a number of standard features including:
- Fully Furnished
- Free WiFi
- Utilities Included (no landline telephone)
- Use of business center
- Use of recreational facilities
- NO lease obligation
As you can see, these might be perfect for someone looking to move in for a few months as they complete their education. Since there is no lease requirement, you can move out as soon as you complete the program and get a job.
And since the apartments are fully furnished and include utilities, it means they are ready for you to move in at any time without the hassle of buying furniture, setting up utility accounts, etc.
Getting to know other students
One thing that former students like best about living on campus while enrolled at ATP Flight School is getting to know the other students also in the program. It gives you a chance to make friends, meet people in a similar situation as yourself, help each other out, and more.
There really is value in being among your peers and having the opportunity to experience flight school along with others and build relationships that could last well into your career.
ATP Flight school has options for housing on many of it’s campuses for students currently attending flight school. Their options might be a good fit for you based on your location, needs, and budget.
If you’re interested, you should reach out to your local location to set-up a tour and learn more about the school and see if it’s a good fit for you.