Admissions | Aviation Flight | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Applied Sciences and Arts


The aviation flight degree program requires the submission of a program application in addition to the University admission application. One cannot be fully admitted to the SIU Aviation Flight Program until the response to the second application is received. All applicants must satisfy University baccalaureate entrance requirements in order to be admitted to the University and to the Aviation Flight applicant pool. Enrollment in Aviation Flight will be based on selective criteria. It is recommended that the program application be completed and returned to the Aviation Flight Program by December 1 of the year prior to desired Fall enrollment in the program or four months prior to desired Spring or Summer term entry. 

You may obtain an application one of several ways.  Apply online or download a printable application at, request an application by calling (618)536-4405, or email  Please see Admissions for full requirements.

Special Procedures for International Students

International students interested in majoring in any Aviation discipline must follow special procedures for University Admission. For a list of procedures as well as contact information for help in meeting the procedures please visit SIU's Center for International Education.

Aviation Flight

Students wanting to complete the professional pilot degree should apply to the University as an Aviation Flight Applicant.  Once admitted to the University as a flight applicant, a student will receive a program application.  A student cannot be fully admitted to the Flight program until the response to the second application is received.  After completing the AAS in Aviation Flight degree, the majority of graduates proceed on to the BS in Aviation Management degree on a "Two-Plus-Two" basis.

For more information on admissions to Aviation Flight, contact Rachel Lee at