Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, what we do -- and do best -- is teach the science, practice, and business of the world of aviation and aerospace. Since it was founded just 22 years after the Wright brothers' first flight, the University and its graduates have built an enviable record of achievement in every aspect of aviation and aerospace.embry_riddle_aeronautical_university1.jpg


Embry-Riddle is the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. The curriculum at Embry-Riddle covers the operation, engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing, and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. The University engages in extensive research, consulting, and related activities that address the unique needs of aviation, aerospace, and related industries. Residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, provide education in a traditional setting, while an extensive network of more than 100 teaching centers throughout the United States and Europe and a Web-based distance learning program serve civilian and military working adults.


Daytona Beach Campus
Our eastern campus in Daytona Beach, Florida, is located adjacent to Daytona Beach International Airport and is less than 15 minutes from miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches. The 185-acre campus serves more than 4,700 students and offers 23 undergraduate degrees, seven graduate degrees, two doctoral degrees, and three programs that combine bachelor's and master's degrees in a five-year accelerated process.

The Daytona Beach campus supports 150 student organizations and clubs; Army, Air Force, and Navy ROTC; 13 intercollegiate athletic teams including men's basketball and women's volleyball; and many intramural team and club sports.


Daytona Beach, Florida, a small coastal city on the Atlantic Ocean, home of NASCAR's Daytona 500 auto race. Campus is 1 hour from Orlando, Cape Canaveral, and the historic city of St. Augustine.

Approximately 4,978 total students, from 50 states and 85 countries; 9 percent international; 16 percent female.



Co-ed living available to meet every need from traditional college suite to University-owned off-campus apartment living in seven unique residential centers (40 percent of students live on campus)

embry_riddle_aeronautical_university2.jpgSTUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:
150 organizations from academic and professional groups to sports and leisure clubs.

Programs include Army, Navy, and the award-winning Air Force ROTC Detachment 157. Based in the modern, two-story ROTC Center on campus, cadets in all corps study in state-of-the-art classrooms. A 24-hour computer lab is reserved exclusively for cadet use. ROTC offers attractive scholarships to qualified students.

NAIA, Florida Sun Conference. Sixteen intercollegiate men and women's teams, including nationally ranked men's baseball. For participation by women in 2003-04, Embry-Riddle ranked among the top five NAIA schools. Men's teams: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track. Women's teams: Cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, track, and volleyball.

185 acres adjacent to Daytona Beach International Airport, including academic, flight line, residential, and recreational resources

New 54,225 square foot College of Business building; 75,000-square-foot College of Aviation building; Lehman Engineering and Technology Center; advanced flight simulators up to FAA Level 6 (commercial grade); air traffic control simulators and radar labs; meteorology suite; industry-standard engineering design labs; extensive fleet of training aircraft; flight line within walking distance of classrooms and residence halls. View web cams at our flight line

TUITION 2009-10:
Undergraduate: $27,480; room and board approximately $8,500 depending on plan; Graduate tuition: $1,100 per credit hour. Flight costs and mandatory campus user fees not included.

More than 85% of students receive some form of achievement-based and/or need-based state, federal, or institutional assistance, including ROTC scholarships.

Visit the Daytona Beach Campus site for a complete listing of degrees and programs.

Prescott Campus
The University's western campus is located in Prescott, Arizona, 100 miles north of Phoenix. The mile-high Prescott campus covers 547 acres and has an enrollment of 1,600 students. Campus facilities include the King Engineering and Technology Center, which is electronically linked to the Daytona Beach campus, and the Robertson Aviation Safety Center, which is dedicated to the study of human factors, aircraft accident investigation, and aviation safety. The Flight Training Center offers flight instruction through a modern, well-equipped fleet of single- and multi-engine aircraft and flight simulators, including Boeing 727 simulators. Various laboratories for engineering graphics, materials, aircraft structures and composites, and basic circuits and electronic devices, in addition to a supersonic wind tunnel and shock tube, support academic instruction.

Worldwide Campus
Embry-Riddle Worldwide offers undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and certificate programs via traditional classroom presentation and online. Classroom courses are available at more than 130 teaching centers worldwide. Flexible class times accommodate the needs of students who are employed.


Online programs serve students whose schedules or geographic locations prevent them from attending classes at a residential campus or a Worldwide teaching center. These diverse and dynamic programs support and connect students in a virtual learning community through Web-based support groups, e-mail discussions, and other online forums. We also offer Professional Education Programs to promote continuing education for our adult learners.

In the mid-1970s, Embry-Riddle opened its first four teaching centers at military bases and began offering its degree programs to servicemen and women who couldn't take classes at a residential campus. Shortly after the first teaching centers opened, Embry-Riddle added distance learning as an option to help on-the-go aviators, sailors, and soldiers earn a degree. Back then, distance learning students received printed materials and lessons were mailed back and forth. Today, hundreds of Web-based Embry-Riddle classes are in session around the world, attended by students at all hours of the day and night.

Headquarters in Daytona Beach, Fla. Approximately 130 campus centers and teaching locations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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