Welcome to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University!The World’s Leader in Aviation and Aerospace Higher Education
University at a Glance• Four Year, Private, Coed University• Time magazine: “Harvard of the Skies”• Approximately 4600 undergraduates at Daytona Beach• 100% Resources Dedicated to Aviation and Aerospace• Safe Campus Environment• Teaching University with Small Classes (Average 27)• 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio• Classes are all taught by professors and not teaching assistants
Daytona Beach Area60 miles from Orlando70 miles to Cape Canaveral90 miles to JacksonvilleActivities:• The World‟s Most Famous Beach• International Speedway (Daytona USA)• Swimming• Surfing• Sailing• Fishing• Golfing (home of the LPGA)• Theaters and Museums
Undergraduate Choices of StudyCollege of Arts and Sciences College of BusinessAerospace Studies Aviation ManagementCommunication Business AdministrationEngineering Physics Still Exploring College of BusinessHuman Factors PsychologySpace PhysicsStill Exploring College of Arts andSciencesCollege of Aviation College of EngineeringAeronautical Science Aerospace EngineeringAeronautics Civil EngineeringAerospace Electronics Computer EngineeringAir Traffic Management Computer ScienceApplied Meteorology Electrical EngineeringAviation Maintenance Science Mechanical EngineeringHomeland Security Software EngineeringSafety Science Still Exploring College of EngineeringStill Exploring College of Aviation
Graduate Choices of StudyCollege of Engineering College of Arts and SciencesMS, Aerospace Engineering MS, Human Factors and SystemsMaster of Aerospace Engineering College of BusinessMS, Software Engineering Master of Business AdministrationMS, Mechanical Engineering (MBA) Aviation ManagementMS, Electrical & Computer Engineering Airline Management Airport ManagementMS, Engineering Physics Aviation Human Resources Aviation System ManagementPh.D., Engineering Physics FinanceCollege of Aviation Master of Business Administration in Aviation Business (on-line degree)MS, Aeronautics Ph.D., Aerospace EngineeringPh.D., Aviation beginning in Fall 2013
College of Aviation
Aeronautical ScienceLeaders in Advanced Technology • 1st FAA Approved Part 142 Flight Training Center with Aircraft • Self Examining Authority • Ideal climate for flight training • 300+ days of flying • Flight Fellowship and Internships • Every academic faculty member has over 10 years of industry experience • Same operations and procedures as airlines
Embry-Riddle Fleet• Over 65 aircraft• NEW Cessna 172• Decathlon (Aerobatic)• Piper Arrow• Piper Seminole• Diamond Twinstar
Flight Training Devices • CRJ-200 • The GAT-II Spatial Disorientation Trainer• Cessna 172 SP with 220 degree visual• Frasca PA-44 with 220 degree visual
ADS-B Automatic Dependant Surveillance – Broadcast• New Glass Cockpit in Cessna 172• Radar display inside cockpit• Real-time tracking for participating planes• Record and playback flight• Flight Supervisor tracks planes• 60 inch screen in Flight Dispatch• Others who use it: FedEx & UPS
Aviation Maintenance Science• Preparation for Airframe and Power Plant License• 3 Areas of Concentration: Maintenance Management, Aerospace Electronics, Flight Safety Science • Safety management and technical guidance on FAA, EPA, and OSHA compliance issues in a variety of aviation, aerospace, and industrial settings. • Lab equipment includes: Flight data/cockpit voice recorders, kinematic video system for ergonomic analysis
Applied Meteorology• Opportunity to study atmosphericphenomena (ex: global climate andtornadoes)•High-tech weather center• Weather forecasting• Map analysis Air Traffic Management • Largest lab in the US • Most advanced equipment • Control tower simulator (same as NASA, FAA, USAF) • Air Traffic-CTI (Collegiate Training Initiative)
Homeland SecurityOne of the 1st universities in the nation to offer a program to meet the nation‟s demand for security professionals.Courses cover emergency planning and response, investigation and law enforcement, along with security and risk analysis.
Engineering at Embry-Riddle Embry-RiddleRanked in the top 20 best Undergraduate Engineering Programs since 2001!Highlights• ABET Accredited• Common First Year• Design Projects• State-of-the-Art Labs• Extensive Hands-on• Small Class Size
Aerospace EngineeringHighlights• Ranked #1 since 2001!• Senior Capstone Project• Concentrations Aeronautics Astronautics Propulsion Every Course – Every Semester!
Aerospace Engineering Alumnus Sean Frawley (2005) Consultant for Wowwee Ltd. while in school and now full time. Designed first radio- controlled flying bee. (Dreamworks)
Electrical Engineering Circuit theory, Communication Systems, Computers, Control systemsElectromagnetic Fields, Energy Sources and Systems, and Electronic Devices Specialization in Avionics Civil Engineering Focus on Transportation, Structures, Geotechnical, and MaterialsSolid foundation in the classical areas of civil engineering with an emphasis on the fields of transportation, aviation, and aerospace Mechanical Engineering 1st two years identical to Aerospace Engineering Focus on control systems and machinery Projects are multidisciplinary; connection to aviation
Computer Engineering Incorporates hardware and software classesAnalog/Digital Circuits, Computer Architecture, Microelectronics Software Engineering Design and implementation of software systems Focus on real-time, embedded, and safety-critical applications
College of Arts & Sciences
Engineering Physics Space Science and Space Systems Engineering Students involved in faculty undergraduate research One of the largest Engineering Physics programs in the country. Space Physics Advanced Propulsion Systems Solar System Physics Planetary Science Astrophysics
Embry-Riddle Astronauts Daniel C. Burbank Benjamin Alvin Drew Ronald Garan Jr.STS – 109 Atlantis, 2000 STS-118 Endeavor, 2007 PilotSTS – 115 Atlantis, 2006 Susan Kilrain Nicole Stott Terry Virts Jr. STS – 83, 1997 Mission Specialist Pilot and CAPCOM STS – 94, 1997
Human Factors Psychology Explores human-system interface ~ Ergonomics Learn about the challenges involved in optimizing the performance and safety of both humans and the machines they use. Communications Combines aviation with communication skill trainingOnly program in the country to offer the opportunity to blendAviation courses, flight ratings with a major in Communication
Aerospace Studies (Design Your Own Major)• Aeronautical Studies • Flight • Flight Test and Simulation• Aerospace Electronics • High Performance Vehicles• Aerospace Life Science • Homeland Security• Air Traffic Control • Human Factors• Applied Meteorology • Humanities• Astronomy • Industrial Safety• Aviation Maintenance Science • International Relations• Aviation Safety • Mathematics• Business Administration • Physics• Communication • Psychology• Computer Aided Design • Secondary Education• Computer Science • Space Studies• Environmental Studies Combine three minors in any area
College of Business
Business AdministrationDesigned for students interested in a strong business foundation with emphasis on specific aviation applications Majors: Management and Air Transportation “Teaching Airport” program partners with Daytona Beach International Airport to host activities ranging from guest lecture series, site visits, and internships.
Accelerated Programs Aerospace Engineering Computer/ Software Engineering Engineering Physics/ Space Physics Human Factors & Systems• The student must maintain a 3.2 GPA by the 2nd semester of their Junior year at ERAU and then inquire to their Academic Advisor• Student will take graduate level courses their 4th year (Senior Year) followed by a 5th year of graduate work• Diplomas will be awarded simultaneously after completion of the program
“STILL EXPLORING” Student Program Still deciding on a major? Pursue your studies “undeclared” within any ofthe colleges of Embry-Riddle and take advantage of special career and academic advising forstudents in this new program. As you focus your interests, we’ll help guide you toward the major that fits your needs.
Campus Life &Opportunities
Clubs & Professional OrganizationsCampus Service Professional Residence Hall Association American Institute of Student Government Association Aeronautics & Astronautics Women in Aviation InternationalCultural International Student Association Recreational Camping and Outdoors Club Eagle Talon Martial Arts SocietyGreek Life Sigma Alpha Epsilon Religious Alpha Sigma Tau Chi Alpha Jewish Student AssociationHonorary Mortar Board Special Interest Order of Omega Aerobatic Club Paintball ClubMilitary Riddle Players High Power Rocketry Club Arnold Air Society (AAS) Music Club Ranger Challenge Team (Army Skydiving Club ROTC)
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)ROTC scholarship students receive minimum assurance of $7,500 ERAU scholarship annually* Army Air Force4 and 3 year scholarships 4 and 3 year scholarships(Deadline Nov. 15) (Deadline Dec. 1)www.goarmy.com/rotc www.airforcerotc.com Naval4 and 2 year scholarships(Deadline Jan. 20) Marine optionwww.nrotc.navy.mil *not to exceed the cost of education
Residence Halls• 8 residence halls• 43% live on campus •T3 High Speed Internet• Guaranteed housing first 2 years • Basic Cable• Roommate assignments based • Mini refrigerator and on major and personality profile microwave
Career Services Internships and Co-OpsCareer Center Services • Work experience• Career advisement • Networking tool• Career workshops • Increase opportunity for• Electronic job search job interview• Company information Industry and Career Expo• Employment statistics • Company presentations• Mock job interviews • On-campus interviews • Over 150 employershttp://www.erau.edu/career/expo/07_exhibitors_daytona.html
Employers• Aviation and aerospace industry• Law enforcement agencies• Global companies• High-tech businesses• Government agencies• All military branches 96% Graduates employed within one year of graduation The major airlines hire more alumni of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University than from any other collegiate aviation program.
Admission Requirements for Bachelor DegreeFall Semester Deadlines: Decision based on: Rolling admissions Grade point average Best time to apply is fall of your senior year Standardized test scores March 1 – recommended Course selection application filing date Class rank June 1 – application deadline Activities related to career for applicants outside USA area Honors/awardsInclude with your application: Math/science preparation for Official transcripts (WES) technical degrees Official SAT or ACT (optional) Letters of recommendation Official TOEFL or IELTS scores Two letters of recommendation Resume and/or essay suggested Affidavit of financial support and bank letter certifying funds Copy of information page from passport
Course Requirements Technical Majors 4 Math (up to Pre-Calc) 3 Lab-Sciences Non-Technical Majors 3 Math (at least Algebra II) 2 Lab-Sciences
Transfer Admissions• College coursework completed• GPA - suggested cumulative GPA is a 2.5• Student‟s high school coursework and GPA will also be considered if there is fewer than 30 college credits at the time of application
Transferability of College Credit Generally college credit will transfer if: • Applicable to the degree • Equivalent to coursework • A “C” or better is earned The Records and Registration Office will evaluate college credit on a course-by-course basis. An official evaluation of the student‟s transcript will be completed upon acceptance.
Admission Requirements for Master’s DegreeFall Semester Deadlines: Decision based on: Rolling admissions Grade point average / % Best time to apply during your GRE or GMAT score final semester Course selection June 1 – application deadline Class rank Activities related to careerInclude with your application: area Official transcripts (WES) Work experience Official GRE or GMAT scores Honors/awards Official TOEFL or IELTS scores Undergraduate courses Three letters of recommendation Letters of recommendation Resume Statement of objectives Affidavit of financial support and bank letter certifying funds Copy of information page from passport
Undergraduate Costs 2012-2013 Semester Academic Year Tuition & Fees $16,060 $ 32,120 Housing & Meals, $ 4,670 $ 9,340 Books Total $20,730 $ 41,460 expenses: Estimated flight costs: $15,000 per year (Cost varies depending upon student „s proficiency) Total with flight: $56,460 Tuition is due 10 days prior to the start of classesPlan early for Tuition Payment Plans – Can start as early as February
Graduate Costs 2012-2013 Academic Year Tuition & Fees $ 17,360* Housing & Meals, $ 9,340 Personal Expense Total Expenses: $ 26,700 Summer Semester: Tuition, Room, Board, Books, Personal $15,500 Estimated flight costs: $15,000 per year (Cost varies depending upon student „s proficiency) Total with flight: $41,700 Tuition is due 10 days prior to the start of classesPlan early for Tuition Payment Plans – Can start as early as February Costs may be adjusted each academic year * Based on 6 credits per semester
Embry-Riddle Scholarships Academic Alumni Endorsement Grant Campus Visit Travel Award Alumni Legacy Grant ERAU Family Grant Athletic Scholarships First Robotics Scholarship Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Assurance ROTC Assurance External Scholarships
Embry-Riddle Scholars• First Year Students with complete admissions application on file by January 15th will be automatically reviewed for scholarships.Profile of Fall 2012 Scholarship Recipients• GPA 3.75• ACT 28-29• SAT 1300• Top 40% of first-year admitted international students were awarded an Embry-Riddle Scholarship.• Scholarships are renewable annually with a 3.0 GPA and full time enrollment status.
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Contact information: James L. GoonanDirector of International & Graduate Admissions James.Goonan@erau.edu Office (386) 226-7178 Toll Free (800) 862-2416