Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Prescott, AZ

Embry-Riddle, founded in 1926, is a private university devoted exclusively to the field of aviation. Its 547-acre Arizona campus is located two miles from Prescott's airport and 90 miles from Phoenix.

Website: www.prescott.erau.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,377
Undergraduate
Students
(24.6%) 584 Women
(75.4%) 1,793 Men
62
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 2,130 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.63
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
25 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$51,036
Tuition and Fees
$34,662
Room and Board
$10,468
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$17,718
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
109
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Prescott Population
40,308
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Phoenix
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Ernie the Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
4.1% Hispanic/Latino
11.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.4% White
9.4% Unknown
International Students
7.5% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 2 3
Foreign Language   1
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Recommended Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
3700 Willow Creek Road
City, State, Zip
Prescott, AZ 86301-3720
Phone
(928) 777-6600
Fax
(928) 777-3740
E-mail
Prescott@erau.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Medical examination for flight students required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 2,130 applicants were admitted
Women
77% of 551 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 1,579 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
715 (44%) of 1,626 admitted students enrolled
Women
180 (43%) of 423 admitted students enrolled
Men
535 (44%) of 1,203 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.63
3.75 and Above
42%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
 

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
25 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
28%
Score of 24 - 29
47%
Score of 18 - 23
23%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 26%
Top quarter: 53%
Top half: 82%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$51,036
Tuition and Fees
$34,662
Room and Board
$10,468
Books and Supplies
$1,400
Other Expenses
$4,506
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001479
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
568 (83.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
364 (64.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
364 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$17,718
Need-Based Gift
Received by 324 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,207
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 268 (73.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,524
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 250 (68.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
107 (15.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,903

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,656 (63.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,513 (91.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,513 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$16,671
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,219 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,902
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 997 (65.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,382
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,007 (66.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
506 (19.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,347

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,503
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Astronomy
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Physics, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Transportation and materials moving, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
109
Part-Time Faculty
55
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 23% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 74% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
261,590
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
730
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
 
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aviation
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Military and Defense Studies
  • Safety Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Prescott Population
40,308
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Phoenix
Campus Size
547 acres

Weather

Temperature
15.2 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
83 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Prescott
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Flagstaff

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
54%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Ernie the Eagle
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, rock climbing, table tennis, tennis

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, hawaii club, strike eagles, theta xi, american institute of aeronautics and astronautics (aiaa), arnold air society
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,377
Women
584 (24.6%)
Men
1,793 (75.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,255
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
2.3% Black/African-American
4.1% Hispanic/Latino
11.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.7% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.4% White
9.4% Unknown
International Students.
7.5% from 34 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
62

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
59.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
63.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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