STUDY AVIATION WITH AN AFFORDABLE COST AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY UP TO 40%
Lewis University, located in the United States near the city of Chicago, is one of the top-rated universities in the Midwest Region. According to US News, Lewis is ranked in the Top-20 in their region, from over 700 schools. Their quality of education has attracted students from all over the world. Currently, students at Lewis come from nearly 60 different countries around the world.
AFFORDABLE COST WITH HIGH SCHOLARSHIP
This is one of the few universities in the USA that does not ask for higher tuition costs from international students. American citizens and international students are charged the same tuition rate. Lewis University also offers generous scholarships. In 2019, tuition is estimated at around $34,000 USD per year for undergraduate studies. Scholarships for international students can reduce tuition by over 40 percent. That means most students pay around $20,000 annually for a ranked and reputable university! Over the time of a four-year bachelor's degree, that is a savings of over $60,000 USD.
AVIATION - ONE OF THE HOTTEST MAJORS AT LEWIS
The university started as an aviation school in 1932 and has since grown to offer over 100 different Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees. Lewis’s most popular programs are in the field of Aviation and STEM. Schools.com ranks the university’s degree offerings at number 3 in the State of Illinois. Students can be assured that the university’s excellence will lead to careers that are in high demand around the world. Especially for careers in Aviation, where demand for Aerospace Technicians, airport managers, commercial pilots, and FAA certified mechanical technicians are needed all over the world.
The Boeing Company’s latest job projections show that the world will need 800,000 new aviation pilots and 750,000 new maintenance technicians within the next 20 years. Students who graduate from one of the 6 Aviation programs at Lewis University are prepared to join one of the world’s fastest-growing employment fields.
Recent graduates from Lewis University have experienced this trend. For the past 5 years, over 90 percent of our students receive job offers after completing their degrees. Being located in Chicago is also a great opportunity for students interested in Aviation. Chicago is home to United Airlines, Boring Corp., and the second busiest airport in the world. With over 100 active employment partnerships, and our own private airport right on campus, we provide students with a total immersion into the aviation industry.
Lewis University is nationally recognized for excellence in education and ranked within the top 20 universities in the Midwest region. Additionally, the university was recently awarded the Loening Trophy as the “outstanding all-around collegiate aviation program” in the United States. As a national leader in aviation education, our students are well known and highly regarded in the industry. This gives them strong professional networks and a competitive advantage when searching for the first job.
The Aviation Department offers 6 different programs of study: Aerospace Technology, Flight Management, Aviation Administration, Aviation Maintenance Management, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and Supply Chain Management.
One of the most popular choices among international students is the Aerospace Technology program. Students learn how to design, build, inspect, and repair aircraft, using highly advanced equipment. As the aviation industry continues to advance from companies like Space X and Blue Origin, a new kind of technician is required to maintain modern aircraft.
The business side of the Aviation industry is also seeing tremendous job growth. This is why our degree in Aviation Administration is highly in demand. Students will master the technical knowledge and specialized expertise required in the aviation industry. They will gain the skills necessary to effectively manage people, projects, and ideas with practical coursework in the aviation business and aviation management. This education prepares our students to become leaders in aviation companies around the world.
SUPPORTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Lewis University recognizes the benefits of international students on its campus. Therefore, the campus has dedicated staff to help support and orient the new students. This starts with country visits to HCM City and Hanoi each Spring. Students are able to meet a Lewis representative at local education offices and learn about traveling to Chicago, what to expect upon arrival and their first days at Lewis. This helps to give students a bit of confidence about traveling across the world. After arriving on campus, students will find a number of services that are dedicated to their success: including – English language services, tutoring assistance, employment assistance, social and cultural activities, and international student clubs. All of this, and more, are offered free to all international students
SUPPORT POLICY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN THE COVID -19 PANDEMIC
The recent Covid19 pandemic has affected life in the United States. However, the university will always prioritize the health and safety of its students. The university has made adjustments to campus life so that students can continue their studies while following preventative guidelines. This means that all courses for the Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 semester are offered exclusively online. The international students that remain on campus are offered virtual tutoring services, and virtual advisors. Some of the students have traveled home, and continue their studies from their home country. They will be able to complete courses and receive credit as usual. Students who decided to stop studying were given tuition refunds immediately. These are just a few examples of how Lewis has made changes that support the students in uncertain times.
Take a virtual tour of the campus or the aviation center here. For students that are interested in studying at Lewis University, they should begin the international student application. The university has start dates in January and August each year and offers competitive scholarships of around 40 percent.
The Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters are currently open for applications. Lewis’s most popular programs are in the field of Aviation and STEM. These include Aerospace Engineering, Aviation Flight Training, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, and Computer Science. Lewis also has a robust Business program with degrees in Management, Leadership, International Business, Economics, Finance, and Accounting. Explore more about Lewis University.
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