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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Overview

Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Known For?

1,144 Undergraduate Awards
$30,076 Avg Cost After Aid
75% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach.
  • In 2017-2018, 87% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $66,200 a year. That's about 62% more than their peers at other schools.

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Rankings

Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach landed the #161 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Engineering Physics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Transportation & Materials Moving Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Air Transportation Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Air Transportation Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Transportation & Materials Moving Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Value Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Systems Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Value Computer Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Value Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#102 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Colleges for Transportation & Materials Moving College Factual
#1 Best Colleges for Air Transportation College Factual
#2 Best Value Colleges for Transportation & Materials Moving College Factual
#3 Best Colleges for Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering College Factual
#10 Best Value Colleges for Engineering College Factual
#38 Best Colleges for Engineering College Factual

Where Is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach?

Location of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Contact details for Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Aerospace Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900
Phone: 386-226-6000
Website: daytonabeach.erau.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmbryRiddle

How Do I Get Into Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach?

You can apply to Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach online at: daytonabeach.erau.edu/admissions/apply

Admission Requirements for Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach?

75% Acceptance Rate
23% Of Accepted Are Women
68% Submit SAT Scores
Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach has an acceptance rate of 75%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 77% of accepted students are men and 23% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 68% of students accepted to Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 650. Math scores were between 540 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 540 to 650 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 540 to 660 )
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800
Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 29. Math scores were between 22 and 28. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 21 to 29 )
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ACT Math Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 22 to 28 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 22 to 28 )
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36

Can I Afford Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach?

$30,076 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
4.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is $30,076. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $12,561 a year. That adds up to $50,244 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is 4.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,023 Full-Time Undergraduates
23% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,402 undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, with 6,023 being full-time and 379 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach

There are also 654 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,023 full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, 77% are male and 23% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 289
Black or African American 291
Hispanic or Latino 836
White 3,451
International Students 739
Other Races/Ethnicities 417

Geographic Diversity

Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 111 countries are represented at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

26 Took All Classes Online
58 Took At Least One Class Online
41.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 58 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach was 41.7%. This is the #553 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Air Transportation 47 434 0 37 0 518
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 224 0 44 7 275
Business Administration & Management 0 83 0 28 0 111
Mechanical Engineering 0 84 0 20 2 106
Homeland Security 0 61 0 0 0 61
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 40 0 14 5 59
Computer Engineering 0 22 0 11 0 33
Engineering Physics 0 18 0 7 2 27
Applied Mathematics 0 13 0 11 0 24
Electrical Engineering 0 15 0 7 0 22
Civil Engineering 0 16 0 4 0 20
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology 0 20 0 0 0 20
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 14 0 0 0 14
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 12 0 12
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 12 0 0 0 12
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 12 0 0 0 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 11 0 11
Computer Science 0 8 0 0 0 8
General Engineering 0 0 0 8 0 8
Quality Control Technology 0 7 0 0 0 7
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 7 0 0 0 7
Communication & Media Studies 0 5 0 0 0 5
Other Engineering 0 0 4 0 0 4
Physics 0 2 0 0 0 2
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 47 1,097 4 214 16 1,378

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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