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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    Grove, Allen. "ERAU at Daytona Beach Admissions." ThoughtCo, Oct. 9, 2017, Grove, Allen. (2017, October 9). ERAU at Daytona Beach Admissions. Retrieved from Grove, Allen. "ERAU at Daytona Beach Admissions." ThoughtCo. (accessed April 20, 2018).