Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL
University Info | College of Engineering Info | Exchange Student Info
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. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. It is the only accredited, aviation-oriented university in the world.
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 the Worldwide Campus provides instruction through more than 130 centers in the United States, Europe, Canada, and the Middle East and through online learning.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Embry-Riddle's aerospace engineering program No. 1 in the nation among schools without doctorate programs. Embry-Riddle's aerospace engineering program is the largest in the nation.
Terms of Exchange
- Undergraduate students: Accepted
- Graduate students: Accepted
- Computer Science majors: Accepted
English Proficiency Requirements
- Minimum TOEFL iBT score – 79
- Minimum IELTS score – 6.0
Fall, Spring or Academic Year
We do not guarantee internship/research placements but we help in putting students in contact with professors for research availability. Due to legal issues, students have to make the decision regarding the duration of stay (semester or year ) during the application process and not once s/he has arrived at ERAU.
Academic Calendar | Semester Dates (including exam period)
- Fall: early September to mid-December
- Spring: early January to early May
- Aerospace Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Software Engineering
Course Descriptions | Schedule of Classes
Workload per Semester
Undergraduate – Twelve credit hours constitute the minimum load for full-time student status during the fall and spring terms. The normal maximum load is 16 hours during spring and fall semesters.
Graduate – The normal maximum course load for graduate students is nine credit hours per term. If a student demonstrates exceptional academic performance, a maximum one course overload may be approved by the director at the center or Distance Learning Enrollment Office. A student’s enrollment may be restricted when deemed in the best interest of the student.
Additional Application Materials
Students nominated by IIE to ERAU are also required to complete ERAU's application and submit supplemental materials.
When will students receive their acceptance packet?
Dorms on-campus vary in size, amenities, and location. The two main options for exchange students are:
O'Connor Hall is located in the Student Village and is designated as mainly for upper-class students. Students assigned to O'Connor Hall share four bedroom apartments (two students share each bedroom), which include two baths and a living/dining room.
Stimpson Hall is located the Student Village and is designated as primarily for upper-class students. Stimpson Hall offers efficiency apartments for two students.
Please visit the Daytona Beach housing website to find out more about each including costs and layouts.
If you decide to stay off-campus, it will be your responsibility to find housing off-campus. The Study Abroad Office may offer limited assistance wherever possible, but may not be able to provide help in transportation to see properties, communications with landlords, or negotiate on behalf of the student.
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Office Responsible for International Exchange Students
Office of Global Engagement | firstname.lastname@example.org
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