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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott was awarded 19 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is air transportation.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Embry-Riddle Prescott as #327 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 18 colleges in Arizona, Embry-Riddle Prescott is ranked at #2.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Embry-Riddle Prescott?

Acceptance Rate

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott has an acceptance rate of 77%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 58% of students accepted to Embry-Riddle Prescott submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 670. Math scores were between 570 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott  ( 560 to 670 )

SAT Math Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott  ( 570 to 680 )
Embry-Riddle Prescott received ACT scores from 58% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott  ( 23 to 29 )

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott is about average at 18 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  71 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 87% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott 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  87 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Embry-Riddle Prescott for first-time, full-time students is 39%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  39 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Embry-Riddle Prescott

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,894 undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Prescott with 2,773 being full-time and 121 being part-time.

Embry-Riddle Prescott Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Embry-Riddle Prescott is 78.31 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  78.31 out of 100
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How Much Does Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Cost?

The overall average net price of Embry-Riddle Prescott is $32,053. 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 Prescott

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$28,209 $26,984 $30,543 $32,293 $35,272

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 Prescott, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 Prescott, approximately 53% of students took out student loans averaging $13,168 a year. That adds up to $52,672 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Embry-Riddle Prescott 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.

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How Much Money Do Embry-Riddle Prescott 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 Prescott make about $66,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Embry-Riddle Prescott students 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 - Prescott

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Prescott, Arizona. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Embry-Riddle Prescott.

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Contact details for Embry-Riddle Prescott are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, AZ 86301-3720
Phone: 928-777-6600

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 16 majors graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott. Of these students, 466 received undergraduate degrees and 21 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 119 $47,900
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 114 $62,500
International Relations & National Security 75 $33,800
Criminal Justice & Corrections 37 NA
Mechanical Engineering 35 $56,800
Business Administration & Management 29 $55,700
Computer Engineering 14 NA
Electrical Engineering 12 NA
International Business 6 NA
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 NA

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

Online Learning at Embry-Riddle Prescott

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 103 students took at least one online class at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott. This is an increase from the 69 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 103 9
2016-2017 69 8
2015-2016 66 6
2014-2015 60 9
2013-2014 56 12

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Notes and 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.


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