Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach (ERAU)

Daytona Beach, FL

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Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Christian Studies
Divinity, Ministry, Seminary (BD, MDiv)
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
General Studies
Interior Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Product and Industrial Design
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business/Corporate Communications
Construction Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Fashion/Apparel Design
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Business/Managerial Operations
Other Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Other Marketing
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Restaurant & Food Services
Tourism, Travel, and Hotel Services Management

Communication & Media

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technology/Technician
Design & Visual Communications
Film/Video & Cinematography
Graphic Design
Other Computer Software and Media Applications
Recording Arts Technology
Web Page, Digital Multimedia, Information Resources, and Graphic Design

Cosmetology & Beauty

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Esthetician & Skin Care
Hair Styling & Hair Design
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Manicurist/Nail Specialist

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Secondary Education


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Other Civil Engineering
Other Electrical Technician

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Other Health and Physical Education/Fitness

Health & Medical Services

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage
Medical Insurance/Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nursing Administration
Nursing Assistant / Aide and Patient Care Assistant / Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Other Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (Holistic Medicine)
Other Nursing
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technologist
Ultrasound Technician

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Court Reporting
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Computational Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Other Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Firefighter, Fireman and Firefighting Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Homeland Security (DHS, National Security Policy, Disaster Planning and Intelligence)
Human Services
Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, Paramilitary, and Related Protective Services

Skilled Trades

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Aircraft Maintenance
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Property Management and Maintenance
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Welding Technology/Welder

Social Sciences

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Environmental Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Political Science and Government
Sport Psychology

Social Work

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Public Administration

Technician Careers

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Technology
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Other Engineering Technologies/Technicians


Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Computer Repair and Installation Technology, Technician
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Network and System Administration / Administrator
Other Computer Programming
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Telecommunications Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Transportation Careers

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
Air Traffic Controller
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor (Trucking)

Veterinary Medicine

Major Associates Bachelors Masters
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

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ERAU Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Academics Rating

The workload can get significantly high when you incorporate flight training into you academics. You treat flight training as a class and it can take up a lot of time but with dedication and hard work, you will succeed. Most of the professors are very professional and considerate of their students, there are the odd one of two who don't show the same professionalism as others, but overall most professors have good experience in the field.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Academics Rating

Classes are listed according to modules, such as Calculus1, 2, 3, each with a given credit weight. The classes are mostly small and a room size can range on 20 to 30 students depending on the module taken. The mathematics and physics departments of the school have the best Lecturers/Professors in the nation! Rest assured your Academic foundations are in good hands if you put in effort.

ERAU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.80
Retention Rate 77%
Carnegie Class Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held at beginning of each semester.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Other: aviation

Class Sizes at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 26%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 3%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 71%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 26%
50 - 100 Students 3%
20 - 49 Students 71%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 75
  • Unknown and Other: 11
  • Asian: 8
  • Latino: 3
  • African American: 2
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1
Caucasian 75
Unknown and Other 11
Asian 8
Latino 3
African American 2
American Indian or Alaska native 1

Faculty at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach

Total Faculty 315
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 13
Full-Time Professors 1,173
Male Faculty 233
Part-Time Professors 93
Women Faculty 82

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