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American Institute of Technology

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The American Institute of Technology is a school dedicated to the education of individuals in the field of truck driving. The school provides in depth practical and theoretical education regarding the various aspects of truck driving, including techniques for driving when the truck is empty, when its full, how to back up into narrow areas for docking, vehicle maintenance and more.

Academics

The school offers four programs of study in truck driving, specifically the types of trucks used. All programs prepare students in obtaining their commercial truck driving license. The programs are both classroom study and practical. Students will drive trucks in a controlled setting and be taught the various techniques for handling their machine in given situations. Additionally the school provides educational support on how to manage ones finances and home life.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in applying to the American Institute of Technology must first complete the pre-qualification information request form. Once completed students will be contacted with more information and options. Financial aid is available to eligible students. Students interested in seeking aid should contact the school's financial aid department for more information or read the school website's financial aid page.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of areas of study available at American Institute of Technology. It is important to note that the list can be different from programs currently being offered. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.

Get more information about the programs offered by clicking the request information button to the right.

Bus and Truck Driver

The bus and truck driver programs listed below are broken down by the number of contact hours offered.

24 Credit Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $9,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or supplies needed: $300*
  • Takes about 6 months to complete

400 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $7,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or supplies needed: $300*
  • Takes about 2 months to complete

360 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $7,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or supplies needed: $300*
  • Takes about 4 months to complete

160 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $4,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or supplies needed: $300*
  • Takes about 1 month to complete

Notes:
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates and student loan balances are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,500. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $100 application fee for students applying to the school. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships70%$3,913
Receiving Student Loans99%$6,224

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 17%.

IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.