Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

1 Aerospace Boulevard - Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Region: Southeast
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Size: Medium

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers the world's most comprehensive collection of academic programs focused on aviation, aerospace, business and security. Our students embark on highly specialized, career-oriented study, with the advantage of small hands-on classes and a faculty with deep industry expertise. We have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best for Veterans” (#4) institution and within that category one of the "Most Innovative Schools" (#2).

Embry-Riddle offers 27 undergraduate, 19 graduate, and seven doctoral programs. Our undergraduate Aerospace Engineering program has been ranked #8 by U.S. News & World Report, and the professional pilot program, Aeronautical Science, is one of the largest in the country. Programs in engineering, meteorology, astronomy, commercial space operations and unmanned aerial systems prepare graduates for industry success.

National and international student competitions, research and hands-on experiences are common for Embry-Riddle students. Our labs, simulators and equipment meet industry standards - so much so that companies ask to use our facilities.

Approximately 7,177 undergraduate students call Daytona Beach, Florida, home. Our spectacular beach setting lends to year-round flying weather and an exciting environment in which to study and play. With more than 190 clubs and organizations, along with NCAA Division II athletics, Embry-Riddle helps you get to where you’re going.

Upcoming Events

  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Embry-Riddle's annual Open House is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, on the Daytona Beach campus. Register today!

Open House is a great opportunity to visit campus and see how we can take you on a journey to achieve your dreams. You-ll be able to:

  • Tour our campus, colleges and flight line.
  • Meet your future faculty, students and friends.
  • Check out our cutting-edge labs and pioneering research projects.
  • Attend information sessions on our degree programs.
  • Learn about financial aid and scholarships.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-s 185-acre eastern campus is located in Daytona Beach, Florida, home to NASCAR-s Daytona 500 and -The World-s Most Famous Beach." With year-round mild temperatures and more than 230 days of sunshine a year, it-s a top vacation destination and an ideal place to live, study and fly. The campus serves a diverse student body of approximately 7,177 undergrads and 768 graduate students from 50 states and 100 countries.

Mission Statement

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world leader in aviation and aerospace higher education. Our mission is to teach the science, practice and business of aviation and aerospace, preparing students for productive careers and leadership roles in business, government agencies and the military. Embry-Riddle-s reputation as a leader in aviation and aerospace higher education is grounded in its aviation roots dating back to 1926.