Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
 

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: Florida

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
 

Embry-Riddle is the world's largest aeronautical university, where we all share a passion for aviation and aerospace, the world's most exciting industry. We teach nearly every aspect of aviation, aerospace, engineering, and related fields, engaging students in real-world applied research that prepares them for productive careers and leadership roles in service around the world. Embry-Riddle is a dynamic institution, constantly evolving to meet the needs of our students and our industry. Thanks to this forward-looking approach, the vast majority of our 100,000 alumni have found rewarding and fulfilling careers.
 

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Why attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
 

All academic programs at Embry-Riddle are approved for veterans' educational benefits and are accompanied by personalized academic advisement. With access to the world's most comprehensive collection of academic programs focusing on aviation, aerospace, and security, you'll prepare for emerging fields alongside faculty who are industry experts. Most come to ERAU after holding positions at top corporations and agencies like the CIA, Boeing, NASA, and American Airlines. Many Embry-Riddle faculty and staff have also served in the U.S. Military. Embry-Riddle has been ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Reports for the 2015 Best Colleges for Veterans in the Southern U.S.
 

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Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAir Traffic Controller

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to air-traffic management and control, usually with additional training at the FAA Flight Control Center in a cooperative education program. Includes instruction in flight control, the use of radar and electronic scanning devices, plotting of flights, radio communication, interpretation of weather conditions affecting flights, flight instrumentation used by pilots, and maintenance of flight-control center or control-tower log books.

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Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot & Flight Crew

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and/or navigation of commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue fixed wing aircraft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to sit for the FAA commercial and airline aircrew examinations.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $30,984 $32,592 $15,492 $16,296
Fees $1,294 $1,294 $1,294 $1,294
Room $6,500 $6,500 $6,500 $6,500
Board $4,326 $4,326 $4,326 $4,326
Books $1,400 $1,400 $1,400 $1,400
Other Expenses $4,458 $4,458 $4,458 $4,458
Totals $48,962 $50,570 $33,470 $34,274
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Study skills workshops
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Formal mentoring or advising program in which faculty or staff members who are current or former members of the military mentor students who are military service members or veterans
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes