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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)

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    Private, Not-For-Profit

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  • Level

    4 Years

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    Not applicable

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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.

Located in Daytona Beach, FL, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach is a private university. The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach is part of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University group. The foundation of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach was laid down in the year 2011. The university believes in imparting quality education and giving back to society. In the same light, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach has a motto of "Expanding a tradition of excellence.". The total enrolment stands at approximately 400 (as of 2015) students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach. Around 6,402 and 654 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. Interestingly, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach has an ethnically diverse student population. At ERAUDB around 57% are white, 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 12% are Non-resident alien. And, at the university, around 92% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 23% of the students are females and 77% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 9 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Jerry Doyle (Politician, Stock broker), Terry W. Virts (Astronaut), Ronald J. Garan, Jr. (Astronaut, Fighter pilot), and Daniel C. Burbank (Pilot, Astronaut). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At ERAUDB, 107 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact




600 S Clyde Morris Blvd


Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach has been ranked at the 312nd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.


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


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


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The admission to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at ERAUDB, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1 Aerospace Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900. To gather more information, they can call them at (386) 226-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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


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Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to ERAUDB. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $54,724 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($36,868), books and supplies ($1,400), room and boarding ($11,746), and budget for other expenses ($4,710). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


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


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


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Most Popular 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

  • 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


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


Full-time / Part-time

94% / 6%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


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American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


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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


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

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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.

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School Colors

royal blue and gold

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Cross Country






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Campus Security

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At ERAUDB, $11,746 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at ERAUDB costs around $4,538 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At ERAUDB, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 77% male and 23% female students enrolled at the university.

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After Graduation

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Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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

$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

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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< $30K


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As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at ERAUDB to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,615, whereas the financial aid is $13,163. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $7,185 and institutional aid worth $13,163. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at ERAUDB based on students' financial needs add up to $4,418,488 per year.

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