Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott

3700 Willow Creek Rd, Prescott, United States
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Overview of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,377
    • Men:1,793 (75.4%)
    • Women:584 (24.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3700 Willow Creek Road
City, State, Zip
Prescott, AZ  86301-3720
Phone
(928) 777-6600
Fax
(928) 777-3740
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.63
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,662 (67.91676463672701%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,468 (20.51101183478329%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (2.743161689787601%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,506 (8.829061838702092%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001479
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,503

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
261,590

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott provides speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


33.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


59.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


63.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (15)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

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


Engineering, Transportation and materials moving, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Security and Intelligence Studies, Master of Science in Safety Science

Master's Programs of Study (4)


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

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


40,308

Nearest Metropolitan Area


547 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Phoenix

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Phoenix
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 of College Housing


46% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


54%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,255

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,377
Women
584
Men
1,793

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

Number of Graduate Students


62

Student Resources

Study resources