Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is 13:1, and the school has 30.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University include: Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering; Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew; Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General; Air Traffic Controller; and Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 73 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities English (including composition)
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 24%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 17%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 15%
Air Traffic Controller 8%
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 7%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs B.S. in Human Factors Psychology/M.S. in Human Factors and Systems
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 33%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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