Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach was awarded 126 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is air transportation.

Overall Quality

Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is ranked #218 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach held the #309 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Florida ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is 75%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is a good fit for you.

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 Composite scores ranged between 22 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach  ( 22 to 28 )
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is 90%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  90 out of 100
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100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach this rate is 31%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100
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100

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,402 undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach with 6,023 being full-time and 379 being part-time.

How Much Does Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Cost?

The overall average net price of Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach is $34,296. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$30,429 $30,453 $32,967 $36,720 $38,187

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 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 4.7%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach make about $66,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach graduates since it is 66% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Daytona Beach, Florida. The city atmosphere of Daytona Beach makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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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

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 26 majors graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach. Of these students, 1,177 received undergraduate degrees and 236 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Air Transportation 454 $47,900
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 206 $62,500
Mechanical Engineering 79 $56,800
Business Administration & Management 77 $55,700
Homeland Security 69 $37,500
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 36 NA
Engineering Physics 27 NA
Computer Engineering 27 NA
Applied Mathematics 26 NA
Military Systems & Maintenance Technology 21 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 73 students took at least one online class at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach. This is an increase from the 58 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 73 36
2017-2018 58 26
2016-2017 62 18
2015-2016 50 24
2013-2014 34 8

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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