Engineer your future
Embry-Riddle’s aerospace engineering program is among the largest in the nation and has earned the #1 spot in U.S. News & World Report College Ranking guide for nearly two decades. An applied, hands-on approach is supported by state-of-the art labs, opportunities to take part in prestigious academic competitions around the world, and a reputation in industry that attracts employers seeking interns and passionate professionals. In fact, 94% of grads are employed or pursuing higher education within one year of graduation.
As technology ushers in new and exciting breakthroughs in how humans explore space, the industry requires experts in every facet of transportation. Leading companies including Boeing, SpaceX, Honeywell, the airlines, and governmental organizations actively recruit ERAU students. Employers flock to Embry-Riddle because of the specialized knowledge they find in our students and graduates. Hands-on projects outside the classroom apply technical skills in a team environment that set our grads apart from others; projects that include international contests like AUVSI, EcoCAR, and Formula SAE.
Located a mile high in the Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona, the campus enjoys year-round mild weather, perfect for flying and for fun in the sun. More than 100 student clubs and organizations offer opportunities for connecting with friends and for professional advancement. Fifteen sports teams compete in the NAIA, and there are many intramural, club and recreational sports to keep Eagles fit. Nearly half the student population lives on campus in one of six residence hall complexes, all with easy access to classes and to seven eating establishments, like the popular Rocket Deli and Salads. Army and Air Force ROTC opportunities are available, some include generous scholarships.