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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Founded: 1926; FAA Licenses and Ratings Offered: FAA-approved certification programs include Maintenance Technology (Airframe and Powerplant), Private, Commercial, Instrument, Multiengine, CFI, CFII and Flight Dispatch; Number of Training Airplanes and Types: 131 instructional aircraft includes Beechcraft BE76 Duchess, Beechcraft E33C Bonanza, Cessna 150, Cessna 172, Cessna 172R, Cessna 172S, Cessna 340, Mooney M20J, Piper PA28R Arrow and Piper PA44 Seminole. 40 simulators include AST300 FTD, Beechcraft 1900D Level D (owned and operated by FlightSafety International), Beechcraft BE76 Duchess CPT, Boeing B-727 Level A, Cessna 172 CPT, Frasca 141, Frasca 142, Frasca C172 Level 6 FTD, Frasca PA44 Level 6 FTD, Jeppesen FS200AC and Piper PA44 Seminole CPT; Undergraduate Programs: Aeronautical Science, Aeronautical Systems Maintenance, Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Studies, Air Traffic Management, Applied Meteorology, Aviation Business Administration, Aviation Management, Space Physics and more; Graduate Programs: Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Business Administration in Aviation, Space Science and more.

Remarks: Only accredited, aviation-oriented university in the world; have residential campuses in Daytona Beach, FL, and Prescott, AZ, as well as an extended campus dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults worldwide; combined annual enrollment for all campuses is more than 25,000; U.S. News & World Report ranked Embry-Riddle’s aerospace engineering program number 1 in the nation among schools without doctorate programs; Aerospace Engineering program is the largest in the nation; has a five-year contract to train Air Force pilots at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs; has a three-year contract with the U.S. Air Force to train Air Force, Air National Guard and international flight safety officers at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM; has a 10-year contract with the U.S. Department of Defense that maintains the university’s status as the sole provider of aviation-related degree programs to the U.S. military in Europe; many types of financial aid are available to students; Engineering Physics program is the largest of all such ABET-accredited programs in the nation; the nation’s largest supplier of air traffic controllers with bachelor’s degrees to the FAA.

Contact: For Daytona Beach Campus—Mary Van Buren, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900, (386) 226-6525,, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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