65%

Acceptance Rate

$19,125

Avg.Financial Aid

001479

FAFSA Code

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,613

Website

daytonabeach.erau.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a private not-for-profit institution of higher learning dedicated to providing educational enrichment opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of its students.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University was originally established in the year 1926 as Embry-Riddle Flying School. ERAU is one of the first five aviation schools in the country to be certified and recognized by the Department of Commerce’s Air Commerce Act.

The university continually strives to recognize, respect, and celebrate the differences and cultural identities among individuals as it supports, and embrace diverse community. The university has an extensive online and offline presence and campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. Whereas the Embry-Riddle Online and our Worldwide Campus feature state-of-the-art online technology that offers its students the flexibility of learning whenever and wherever they want.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has a current population of over 6613 students and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1.

Over the last 94 years, the University expanded rapidly and now contains as many as 7 primary fields of study under its banner and an extensive online division providing a wide variety of courses. These fields of study cover an array of aviation-related and non-aviation-related industries - Applied Science, Aviation, Computers and Technology, Safety, Security and Intelligence, Business, Engineering, and Space.

The university offers several levels of degrees under these fields of studies with more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, the university offers the world’s most comprehensive collection of academic programs focused on aviation, aerospace, business, engineering, and security.

Upon successful completion of a program, the University provides employment assistance to its graduates. The university’s graduates work for some of the world’s biggest companies, so the relationships the students make on campus can continue throughout their careers.

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Accreditation

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University — including the Daytona Beach Campus, the Prescott Campus, and the Worldwide Campus — is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master and doctorate levels.

Location & Contact

Address

600 S Clyde Morris Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3862266100
Fax: 3862266100
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Rankings

For the seventh consecutive year, aviation and aerospace powerhouse Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ranked among the nation’s top five online bachelor’s degree providers, in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 ranking. 

Embry-Riddle was named No. 1 in the nation among 97 schools providing online undergraduate degree programs specifically tailored for veterans. Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus has ranked among the top five most outstanding programs for veterans on the annual U.S. News & World Report list since 2014.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has a rolling admissions policy and those who apply first are accepted first. Additionally, there is also no SAT or ACT requirement to get in.

There is no deadline for applying for admission. Therefore, it is best for prospective students to apply as early as possible, regardless of what academic quarter they wish to start in.

The application process and the eligibility criteria vary according to the type of degree one wants to pursue. Applications can be submitted electronically for all three campuses. However, it's important for the students to be familiar with the documents they will need to complete their application. Their respective student status and type of degree they are seeking will impact their admission requirements.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$32,329

Average Annual Cost

$34,392

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$1,422

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,438

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,598

Total One Year Cost

$53,250

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is quite affordable in terms of the annual cost required to attend the institution. The approximate average annual cost to attend the university on a full-time basis is $34,392 for all students regardless of their residency. However, it varies from campus to campus & from program to program.

In addition to the costs mentioned above, books and supplies cost around $1400, the room and board charge amount to $11,438, and other fees amount to $1422. Overall, it can be stated that the overall one year price for the university is about $53,250.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,135

Faculty Overview

72%

Male Professors

28%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Air Transportation

485 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

178 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

64 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

59 Graduates

Homeland Security

53 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

37 Graduates

Military Systems and Maintenance Te...

27 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

17 Graduates

Computer Engineering

15 Graduates

Engineering Physics

14 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

11 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

11 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

8 Graduates

Civil Engineering

6 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

5 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

4 Graduates

Computer Science

3 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,984

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

77%

US National: 44%

Female

23%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

56% White

3% Unknown

5% Black

14% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

13% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

3%

Unknown Location

58%

Out Of State

32%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,671 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

39%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,538/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,538/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Eagle

School Colors

royal blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

140

Total Female Athletes

114

Intramural Sports

18

Sports Club

24

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$66,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$17,464

$28,488

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$181 - 296

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,125

Students Receiving Federal Grants

28%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,861

Students Receiving State Aid

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,140

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

96%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,510

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,193

$30K - $48K

$25,323

$48K - $75K

$22,231

$75K - $110K

$19,232

> $110K

$17,862

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,418,488

If the students find it difficult to sponsor all their educational fees by themselves, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers many options to assist students in paying their educational costs. It provides financial assistance like loans, scholarships, and grants to those students who are eligible.

The average financial aid amount paid by the college is about $19125. Students seeking financial assistance should first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Federal School Code for the college is 001479. A student will also need to apply for an FSA ID as part of this application process.

The institution provides various different types of financial aid. Financial assistance is provided in the form of grants, state aid, institutional scholarships, and loans. Additionally, the word-study option enables students to work and earn money to pay for their education.

The Institutional Aid provided by the university is the ASA Scholarship, ROTC Scholarship, ATCA Scholarship, Gene Baker Memorial Scholarship, and the Benjamin.A.Gilman International Scholarship.

The institution also provides military aid in the form of Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance Program.

Almost 28% of students in the college are provided with federal grants which amount approximately to $5861 while 96% of the students benefit from gift aid amounting to $19,125. In addition to this, about 96% of the students are entitled to institutional grants, whereas 31% are entitled to state aid which amounts to $15,510 and $6,140.

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