Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach , United States
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 55
    Available Programs
  • 8800
  • 37000
    Average Cost
  • Permit


As the world’s largest and most respected university specializing in aviation and aerospace, Embry-Riddle has been at the forefront of ground-breaking aeronautical milestones since the early days of flight. With over 130,000 graduates around the globe, Embry-Riddle is not only leading the future, it is changing it. With residential campuses now in Daytona Beach, FL, and Prescott, AZ, tens of thousands of online students, and 135+ Worldwide locations around the world, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University continues to train the world’s best pilots, plus some of the best engineers, mechanics, air traffic controllers, meteorologists, and many others

Entry requirements

All undergraduate and graduate applicants who have any educational experience outside the United States are required to provide an official course-by-course evaluation to include the cumulative grade point average. The evaluation must be certified by one of the Foreign Credential Evaluation Services (FCE) approved by Embry-Riddle.

Applicants for whom English is not the primary language must:

  • Attain a minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 (paper based) or 79 (Internet based) – OR –
  • Attain a minimum score on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 6.0 – OR –
  • Attain a minimum score on the Cambridge English Language Assessment of 170 – OR –
  • Successfully complete a college-level English Composition course with a grade of “C” or better from an accredited degree-granting institution 

The preferred DuoLingo score is 105.

Scholarship & funding

Embry-Riddle Worldwide students are eligible to apply for state scholarships, state grants, university institutional scholarships, and external scholarships. For more information


Student life

See what it’s like to be a student and pilot at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Jessica, one of our flight instructors tells us her story from the skies. #IamAnEagle is a series of stories about the Embry-Riddle life.