ERAU at Daytona Beach Admissions

Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

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Admissions at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida aren't highly competitive. To apply, prospective students need to send in a completed application, high school transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. Optional supplements include an admissions essay (prompts can be found at Embry-Riddle's admissions web page), ACT or SAT scores, and a resume. 

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Admissions Data (2016)

  • Embry-Riddle Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for ERAU Admissions
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Description

ERAU, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, frequently ranks highly among engineering schools whose highest degree is a bachelor's or masters. As its name suggests, ERAU specializes in aviation, and popular bachelor's programs include Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Science, and Air Traffic Management. The university has a fleet of 93 instructional aircraft, and the school is the world's only accredited, aviation-oriented university. ERAU has another residential campus in Prescott, Arizona. ERAU has a 16 to 1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 24.

Popular intercollegiate sports include soccer, track and field, basketball, baseball/softball, and volleyball.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 6,011 (5,447 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 80% Male / 20% Female
  • 92% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,886
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,826
  • Other Expenses: $4,458
  • Total Cost: $50,570
  • In 2017-2018, new enrolling students who graduate from a Florida high school receive a 5 percent discount on tuition.

Embry-Riddle Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 95%
    • Loans: 59%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,487
    • Loans: $12,094

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Aeronautical Science, Aerospace Engineering, Air Traffic Management, Business Administration
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Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 30%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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