Snohomish Flying Service offers housing accommodations for students. The apartments contain a bedroom, living room, bathroom with shower and kitchenette. Dorm rent is based on two students per unit and includes charges for heat and water. There is a telephone hook-up in each dorm. Telephone service may be arranged. The student must pay all telephone charges. The kitchens are stocked with dishes, glasses, silverware, cooking utensils and laundry facilities are located on site.

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Snohomish Flying Service has many ways that you can pay for your flight training or the rental of aircraft.
1 Pay as you go with cash, check, debit or credit card (Visa or M/C)
2 Effective October 1, 2015 - Place a minimum of $2,000 (Airplane) on your account with cash, check or debit and receive a 5% discount. This is called a “Block Discount.” Your account must always be at zero or a positive balance to receive discount.
3 Student loan
All flights and ground lessons must be paid for in advance or at the completion of the lesson.

Veterans Affairs (VA) Benefits:
1. SNOHOMISH FLYING SERVICE is approved by the Department of Veteran Affairs to train U. S. Military Veterans who meet the following requirements:
2. The veteran must have previously obtained the Private Pilot Certificate.
3. The veteran must fill out a VA form 22-1990 “Application for Education Benefits.”
4. To enroll the veteran must have and maintain throughout his/her training a current second class medical certificate for all courses except the ATP course, which requires a current first class medical.
5. The veteran must be enrolled in an FAA Part 141 approved training program and will be reimbursed for 60% of all flight training dual, solo, ground and pre & post instruction.
6. The Department Of Veteran Affairs will not reimburse for training hours that exceed the FAA Part 141 minimum course hours that are approved. Other items not reimbursed are books and pilot supplies.
7. The veteran must have an approval letter; Certificate of Eligibility from the VA stating the veteran has benefits available to him/her prior to enrollment in a flight-training program to ensure reimbursements of funds to the veteran.
8. The School Certifying Official will complete an enrollment certification in the VA “Enrollment Manager.” Or, if the veteran had prior training at other flight schools, he/she must take an evaluation ride in order to receive prior credit and be placed in our program. The veteran must fill out VA form 22-1995, “Request for Change of Program or Place of Training”
9. The veteran is given a copy of our school’s catalog. The first page must be signed and remain in the veteran’s file.
10. Once a veteran is enrolled in the course of training, he must follow the approved Part 141 training syllabus and fly 20 hours in a 90-day period. If the veteran fails to fly the required time, he then goes on probation and must fly the required 20 hours during the next 90-day period or dis-enroll. Exceptions can be made for reasons such as illness or weather.
For Eligibility Information, contact Christi Otness at 360-568-1541 or toll free at the Department Of Veteran Affairs 1-800-827-1000 or TDD at 1-800-829-4833.

Meritize Loan Information
Snohomish Flying Service, Inc. has teamed up with Meritize to offer our students a unique financing option. Meritize works with students, educators, and employers to help people excel in skills-based careers.

Meritize knows you are more than your credit score, and that is why they look at your past achievements to potentially enhance your loan options.

A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for students include: • Fixed and variable interest rates available**
• Flexible payment options, including deferring full principal and interest payments until 3 months after you complete your training
• Customer support available 5 days a week
• 0.25% interest rate deduction once you begin full repayment on your loan, if you sign up for autopay

Checking your loan options with Meritize has never been easier. You can fill out a short application to check your loan options without impacting your credit score.

If loan options are available to you, Meritize will request your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:
• Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
• Military Experience (DD214)

Want to learn more? Check out their FAQ page here: or give them a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? Check your options here:

*Snohomish Flying Service, Inc. does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. ("Meritize").
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Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IN, ME, NV, VT, WI, PR. All rights reserved.
**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.
*Variable rates are subject to change.
The information on this document is the most up to date as of April 1, 2023. Please see Meritize website for additional details.