ERAU at Daytona Beach Admissions

Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - ERAU - Daytona Beach
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - ERAU - Daytona Beach. Micah Maziar / Flickr

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 webpage), ACT or SAT scores, and a resume. 

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Admissions Data (2015)

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 master's. 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 (2015)

  • Total Enrollment: 5,806 (5,278 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 81% Male / 19% 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 (2014 - 15)

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 92%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $15,869
    • Loans: $10,940

Academic Programs:

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 31%
  • 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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