Embry-Riddle is dedicated to teaching and research in technologically advanced fields; engineering, applied sciences, safety, security & intelligence, and the business of promoting and advancing these areas. Embry-Riddle is a private, non-profit university offering BS, MS and PhD degrees.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has evolved from its roots, teaching aviation and aircraft maintenance, to become a leader in the fields of engineering, the applied sciences, computer technology disciplines, space and its exploration, the globally vital areas of safety, security and intelligence, and the study of business for technologically centered endeavors. Students and alumni enjoy the benefits provided by an institution so closely aligned with the industries Embry-Riddle serves. Companies around the globe recognize the quality of the education graduates have received and are eager to employ them, evidenced by our placement rate that historically and consistently exceeds 90%. In addition to the campus in Daytona Beach, Fla., Embry-Riddle educates students at a residential campus in Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations throughout the world and through online programs. The University is a center for research, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the all facets of the aviation and aerospace industries, other industries, affiliated universities and government agencies.
The campus hosts more than 150 clubs and organizations for students, many of which are linked to the academic disciplines. Each semeste there are scores of internship opportunities in numbers greater than the number of students elligible to fill them. The academic facilities are unrivaled, as are the recreational and intercollegiate sports facilities. The campus location, only 3.4 miles from the Atlantic coast in the city of Daytona Beach, provides ample opportunity for recreational activities. The Orlando area, with its legendary theme park destinations, is only 50 miles to the southwest.