Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious aviation and aerospace university in the world.

The University

  • The oldest, largest, and most prestigious aviation and aerospace university in the world
  • Well-known, aerospace university with two residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and in Prescott, Arizona
  • The Daytona Beach Campus in eastern USA has over 5,000 bachelor degree and more than 500 master degree students
  • The Prescott Campus in western USA has over 2,000 bachelor degree and 60 master degree students
  • The student/faculty ratio at the residential campuses is 13-to-1 and the average class size is 23
  • Aerospace Engineering program ranked #1 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report
  • Embry-Riddle prepares students to work in the operation, engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing, or management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. Most programs of study are applicable for work in a wide range of other high-technology industries.
  • Independent, nonsectarian, not-for-profit coeducational university serving culturally diverse students.

Bachelor Degree Programs


  • Aerospace Engineering (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Civil Engineering (Daytona)
  • Computer Engineering (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Computer Science (Daytona)
  • Electrical Engineering (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Software Engineering (Daytona and Prescott)


  • Astronomy (Prescott)
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics (Daytona)
  • Communication (Daytona)
  • Computational Mathematics (Daytona)
  • Engineering Physics (Daytona)
  • Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination (Prescott)
  • Forensic Biology (Prescott)
  • Forensic Psychology (Prescott)
  • Global Conflict Studies (Daytona)
  • Homeland Security (Daytona)
  • Human Factors Psychology (Daytona)
  • Industrial Psychology & Safety (Prescott)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Space Physics (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Wildlife Science (Prescott)


  • Aeronautical Science - Professional Pilot (Daytona)
  • Aeronautics (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Aerospace & Occupational Safety (Daytona)
  • Air Traffic Management (Daytona)
  • Aviation Maintenance Science (Daytona)
  • Commercial Space Operations (Daytona)
  • Meteorology / Operational Meteorology (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Science (Daytona and Prescott)


  • Business Administration (Daytona and Prescott)
  • Global Business (Prescott)


  • Cyber Intelligence & Security (Prescott)
  • Global Security and Intelligence Studies (Prescott)

Master Degree Programs

  • Master of Science in Aeronautics (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Aviation Finance (Daytona)
  • Master of Business Administration (Daytona)
  • Master of Business Administration in Aviation Management (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Engineering Physics (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Human Factors (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Science of Systems Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Safety Science (Prescott)
  • Master of science in Security & Intelligence Studies (Prescott)
  • Master of Science in Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Engineering (Daytona)
  • Master of Science in Software Engineering (Daytona)

Doctorate Degree Programs

  • Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering (Daytona)
  • Ph.D. in Aviation (Daytona)
  • Ph.D. in Aviation Business Administration (Daytona)
  • Pd.D. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (Daytona)
  • Ph.D. in Engineering Physics (Daytona)
  • Ph.D. in Human Factors (Daytona)
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Daytona)


Embry-Riddle is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctorate levels.

Campuses and Surrounding Areas

  • Daytona Beach Campus: in central Florida about 10 minutes from Daytona Beach, near Kennedy Space Center, Disney World and St. Augustine.
  • Prescott Campus: in Arizona, in a beautiful area of both mountain forests and high-desert landscapes, a safe community near Phoenix and the Grand Canyon.

Your Career

  • The major airlines in the United States hire more alumni from Embry-Riddle than from any other collegiate aviation program.
  • The Career Centers offer the chance to meet many industry employers at on-campus recruiting events.
  • Students have the opportunity to participate in work-and-study internships with aviation and aerospace companies, both in the United States and internationally.

Costs and Financial Aid

International and U.S. students may be eligible for an academic scholarship. These funds are awarded at the time of admission based on academic merit.

Intensive English Program

  • Students with strong academic credentials who do not meet the minimum required TOEFL or IELTS scores, may be conditionally admitted to Embry-Riddle.
  • Embry Riddle Language Institute (ERLI) offers an Intensive English Program with class levels from beginning through advanced.
  • Students may enroll directly in the Intensive English Program without taking the TOEFL or IELTS. Upon successful completion of this program, students may apply for admission to a degree program.
  • ERLI is offered at the Daytona Beach and the Prescott campuses.




$45,000—$50,000 Year

Fast facts

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Aeronautical Engineering, Aeronautical Science, Engineering

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    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

  • Conditional Admission Available

  • Setting

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall
  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 6+, TOEFL: 79+

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