ERAU Prescott Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Embry-Riddle Prescott Admissions Overview:

Embry-Riddle's acceptance rate is 76%; students with solid grades and a strong academic background are likely to be accepted. To apply, prospective students should submit 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.

Admissions Data (2016):

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Description:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, is located on a mile-high, 539-acre campus in northern Arizona. Phoenix and the Grand Canyon are both about two hours away. Embry-Riddle in Prescott (along with its sister campus in Daytona Beach) is one of the world's top institutions for aeronautics and aerospace engineering. Students come from all 50 states and 25 countries. Campus facilities include numerous flight simulators and a fleet of training aircraft. Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 21.

Both the Army and Air Force have ROTC programs at Embry-Riddle. Campus life is active with over 90 student clubs and organizations. In athletics, the university offers numerous team and club sports as well as four intercollegiate teams. Popular sports soccer, track and field, cross country, and golf.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,439 (2,377 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 75% Male / 25% Female
  • 95% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,826
  • Books: $1,400 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,228
  • Other Expenses: $4,458
  • Total Cost: $49,912

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 96%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 58%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,275
    • Loans: $12,786

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Aeronautical Science, Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Global Security and Intelligence Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 33%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Wrestling
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, Track and Field, Golf

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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