Degree in 3 Program

Degree in 3Certain Polytechnic first-year students in the professional flight program may now complete their bachelor's degree in just three years. The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology sends invitations to admitted students who are most likely to qualify for the program. 

To qualify to participate in the program, first-year students must:

  • Go to to accept their admission into the professional flight program with Purdue Polytechnic Institute's School of Aviation and Transportation Technology.
  • Earn their private pilot certificate no later than August 1.
  • Begin classes at Purdue University during the fall semester of their first year.

Financial Aid

In addition to filing a current FAFSA, you will need to complete the Summer Aid Application in order to be considered for need-based summer financial aid. This application is available in your myPurdue student portal under the “Financial Aid” tab. On the Summer Aid Application, please enter 8 credit hours and select the last 8 weeks of Summer as your module.