Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott

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3700 Willow Creek Road

Prescott, AZ 86301-3720

Phone: (928) 777-6600
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott is a private institution that was founded in 1926. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,678, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 539 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The Best Aviation and Aerospace University in the World. At Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, what we do -- and do best -- is teach the science, practice, and business of the world of aviation and aerospace. Since it was founded just 22 years after the Wright brothers' first flight, the University and its graduates have built an enviable record of achievement in every aspect of aviation and aerospace. The curriculum at Embry-Riddle covers the operation, engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing, and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. The University engages in extensive research, consulting, and related activities that address the unique needs of aviation, aerospace, and related industries. Residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, provide education in a traditional setting, while an extensive network of more than 170 centers throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East and a web-based distance learning program serve civilian and military working adults.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1926
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
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2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott is $50.

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Application deadline rolling
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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott is 15:1, and the school has 42.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott include: Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering; Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew; Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General; International Relations and Affairs; and Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.

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Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 34%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 23%
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 22%
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 17%
International Relations and Affairs 10%
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 8%

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Student Life

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,678, with a gender distribution of 81.7 percent male students and 18.3 percent female students. At this school, 47 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 52 percent of students live off campus. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,724
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
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Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University--Prescott.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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