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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Overview

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Daytona Beach, Florida. 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?

1,177 Undergraduate Awards
$43,261 Avg Cost After Aid
61% 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 5%, 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, 90% 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 is ranked #227 out of 2,587 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2022 Best Colleges list. 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.

Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Best Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#214 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

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 Atmospheric Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Military Systems & Maintenance Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Air Transportation Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Transportation & Materials Moving Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Astronomy & Astrophysics Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Clinical & Counseling Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Physical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Psychology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#130 Best Business, Management & Marketing 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 Military Systems & Maintenance Technology Schools College Factual
#1 Best Air Traffic Controller Schools College Factual
#2 Best Transportation & Materials Moving Schools College Factual
#2 Best Air Transportation Schools College Factual
#26 Best Physical Sciences Schools College Factual
#231 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central

Where Is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach?

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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 considered but not required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

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

61% Acceptance Rate
27% Of Accepted Are Women
66% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is 61%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 73% of accepted students are men and 27% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.

Average Test Scores

About 66% 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 560 and 660. Math scores were between 560 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 560 to 660 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 560 to 670 )
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800
Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach received ACT scores from 40% 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 23 and 30.

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  ( 23 to 30 )
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36

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

$43,261 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
4.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is $43,261. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $15,636 a year. That adds up to $62,544 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is 4.7%. 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

6,035 Full-Time Undergraduates
25% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,155 undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, with 6,035 being full-time and 2,120 being part-time.

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There are also 642 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,035 full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, 75% are male and 25% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 277
Black or African American 302
Hispanic or Latino 850
White 3,541
International Students 647
Other Races/Ethnicities 418

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

451 Took All Classes Online
4,317 Took At Least One Class Online
302.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 4,317 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 302.7%. This is the #220 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 23 454 0 39 0 516
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 206 0 43 6 255
Business Administration & Management 0 77 0 44 0 121
Mechanical Engineering 0 79 0 13 4 96
Homeland Security 0 69 0 0 0 69
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 36 0 25 2 63
Applied Mathematics 0 26 0 12 0 38
Engineering Physics 0 27 0 7 3 37
Computer Engineering 0 27 0 9 0 36
Electrical Engineering 0 18 0 10 0 28
Civil Engineering 0 18 0 8 0 26
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology 0 21 0 0 0 21
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 21 0 0 0 21
Quality Control Technology 0 17 0 0 0 17
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 16 0 0 0 16
Other Engineering 0 0 10 0 1 11
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 11 0 0 0 11
Computer Science 0 10 0 0 0 10
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 9 0 0 0 9
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 7 0 0 0 7
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 7 0 7
General Engineering 0 0 0 3 0 3
Physics 0 3 0 0 0 3
Communication & Media Studies 0 2 0 0 0 2
Data Science 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 23 1,154 10 220 16 1,423

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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