Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Data & Information Overview

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

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2022 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 172 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is aviation/airway management and operations.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Embry-Riddle Prescott as #283 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Embry-Riddle Prescott held the #327 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Embry-Riddle Prescott also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Arizona ranking.

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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 67%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Embry-Riddle Prescott.

Average Test Scores

About 53% 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 570 and 650. Math scores were between 570 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott  ( 570 to 650 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott  ( 570 to 670 )
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800
Embry-Riddle Prescott received ACT scores from 37% 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 72%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  72 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Freshmen Retention Rate

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott has a freshmen retention rate of 82%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100
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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 41%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  41 out of 100
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,961 undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Prescott with 2,853 being full-time and 108 being part-time.

How Much Does Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Cost?

The overall average net price of Embry-Riddle Prescott is $35,396. 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 +
$31,082 $32,661 $35,323 $35,342 $37,926

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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 51% of students took out student loans averaging $17,221 a year. That adds up to $68,884 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Embry-Riddle Prescott 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 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
Website: prescott.erau.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmbryRiddle

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 15 majors graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott. Of these students, 539 received undergraduate degrees and 28 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
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 150 $66,608
Air Transportation 138 $55,114
International Relations & National Security 96 $41,441
Mechanical Engineering 37 $63,005
Business Administration & Management 36 $58,943
Computer Engineering 21 $68,666
International Business 15 NA
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 15 $44,971
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 15 $40,821
Electrical Engineering 10 $58,673

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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 2019-2020, 714 students took at least one online class at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott. This is an increase from the 111 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 714 123
2018-2019 111 5
2017-2018 103 9
2016-2017 69 8
2015-2016 66 6

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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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