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Crimson Technical College

8911 Aviation Blvd, Inglewood, CA

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Aviation Institute of Maintenance Schools

Crimson Technical College, located in Inglewood, California, is a privately owned school dedicated to educating individuals in the art of aviation maintenance. The school was formed in 2008 after a purchase of the campus by the Crimson Aero Corporation. The campus itself has been used by a variety of company's and airlines since the 1930's as a location for education in regards to airplanes and their maintenance.

Academics

The program offered is known as the airframe and power plant program, which lasts approximately a year and a half and provides individuals with knowledge regarding aircraft maintenance in a practical and laboratory setting.  Once the program is completed, graduating students are qualified to take the Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Powerplant Exam, the passing of which qualifies the student for an entry level position in the aircraft maintenance industry.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Applicants to CTC must be 18 years or older, have basic college level skills and must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Interested applicants should complete the application and submit it along with all transcripts, test scores and fees. Financial aid is available to eligible students. Students in need of financial aid should contact the financial aid office and begin the application process to determine eligibility.

Programs Offered

The list below shows all the programs that may be offered at Crimson Technical College. Programs may differ from the list below, to get an official list of programs offered please visit the school's website or by phone at (800) 597-8690.

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Aircraft Mechanic

The aircraft mechanic programs that are listed below are broken down by the number of contact hours offered.

2,100 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $37,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $2,100*
  • Takes about 18 months to complete

1,350 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $24,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $2,000*
  • Takes about 12 months to complete

900 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $16,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $1,900*
  • Takes about 8 months to complete

Aircraft Powerplant Technology

The aircraft powerplant technology programs listed below are sorted by the number of contact hours offered.

1,350 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $24,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $1,900*
  • Takes about 12 months to complete

900 Contact Hours

  • Estimated tuition and fees: $16,000 per year*
  • Cost of books or materials required: $1,800*
  • Takes about 8 months 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 cost of attendance is approximately $19,600 per year, after the grants, scholarships and other forms of aid are calculated. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The cost to submit an application is $100. Student who wish to obtain more information regarding financial aid may contact the school's financial aid office at (310) 642-5440, which has information regarding types of aid, forms and more. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at Crimson Technical College, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

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 Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$4,363
Receiving Student Loans80%$7,206

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.