Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers the world's most comprehensive collection of academic programs focused on aviation, aerospace, business, engineering as well as security & intelligence. Our students embark on highly specialized, career-oriented study with the advantage of small hands-on classes and a faculty with deep industry expertise.
Approximately 2,200 undergraduate students call the Prescott, Arizona campus home. Located in the Bradshaw Mountains of Central Arizona, less than a two-hour drive from Phoenix, Prescott is the state’s third-largest metropolitan area, offering more than 300 days of annual sunshine. The 539-acre campus flight line boasts parking for more than 30 airplanes and 10 helicopters.
Prescott offers 13 bachelor's degrees - in Aeronautical Science (professional pilot), Aeronautics, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Studies, Air Traffic Management, Applied Meteorology, Aviation Business Administration, Aviation Environmental Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Space Physics. The College of Global Security and Intelligence Studies program is the only one in the nation. The aerial robotics program is unique – as are the wide variety of labs, including propulsion, rocketry and wind tunnel.
National and international student competitions as well as research and hands-on experiences are common for Embry-Riddle students. Our labs, simulators and equipment meet industry standards - so much so that companies ask to use our facilities. Embry-Riddle students can compete in 13 varsity sports – 6 for men and 7 for women.