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Study at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is located in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was originally founded in 1926 as the Embry-Riddle Flying School. The school was moved from Cincinnati to Daytona Beach in 1965, and university status was granted in 1970. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University- Daytona Beach campus offers Enrolment to more than 4, 000 undergraduate and graduate students every year. The campus sits on 185 acres of land.

ERAU- Daytona Beach's aeronautical science and aerospace engineering are among the well known programs of the university. It also offers undergraduate degrees in subjects like air traffic management, applied meteorology, business administration, civil engineering, communication and computer engineering. Master degrees in aeronautics, aerospace engineering, business administration, human factors and systems, software engineering and engineering physics, as well as doctoral degrees in engineering physics.

ERAU- Daytona Beach sponsors over 10 intercollegiate teams in sports like golf, soccer and basketball.

Profile of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Embry Riddle is in Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona Beach is a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Embry Riddle issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school stays focused on a few key Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at Embry Riddle include transportation and engineering.

Embry Riddle Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Embry Riddle scored at least 590 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 500 to 630 in 2007.


The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 4, 978 students study at Embry Riddle . The school is essentially a male school.

Student Life

Part-time study is common at Embry Riddle. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in Florida Sun Conference athletics.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"It is the purpose of Embry-Riddle to provide a comprehensive education to prepare graduates for productive careers and responsible citizenship with special emphasis on the needs of aviation, aerospace, engineering and related fields. To achieve this purpose, the university is dedicated to the following: To offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students for immediate productivity and career growth while providing a broad-based education with emphasis on communication and analytical skills. To emphasize academic excellence in the teaching of all courses and programs; to recruit and develop excellent faculty and staff; and to pursue research and creative activities that maintain and extend knowledge in aviation, aerospace and related disciplines. To develop mature, responsible graduates capable of examining, evaluating and appreciating the economic, political, cultural, moral and technological aspects of humankind and society, and to foster a better understanding of the workings of the free enterprise system and its social and economic benefits, and of the profit motive, as vital forces to the potential of individuals and groups. To promote ethical and responsible behavior among its students and graduates in the local, national and international aviation and aerospace communities and in the community at large. To develop and effectively deliver educational programs for the adult student and professional at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including off-campus degree programs, short courses, distance learning, non-credit programs, seminars, workshops and conferences. "

Embry Riddle Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Transportation483commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation tech, air traffic controller, aviation operations, air transportation
Engineering256aerospace engineering, engineering physics, civil engineering courses, mechanical engineering
Business and Management104business administration
Science36atmospheric sciences
Computer Science and Engineering25software engineering, computer engineering, computer science
Engineering Technician17occupational safety tech, electrical/electronic tech, aerospace engineering tech, engineering technician
Therapy and Counselling15environmental psychology
Media5communication studies

Contact: Embry Riddle

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

600 S Clyde Morris Blvd

Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

General Phone: (800) 222-3728


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