Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) is a private, coeducational university with two residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The Embry-Riddle Worldwide campus is a non-residential campus, organized into three divisions: Academic Affairs, Worldwide Online and Center for Professional Education. It provides instruction through more than 130 distance learning centers in the US, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East, and through online learning.

ERAU is the world's largest fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, offers more than 30 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Accreditations and Rankings:

- Embry-Riddle's largest residential campus and academic headquarters is located in Daytona Beach, Florida. The aerospace engineering degree program at Daytona Beach is ranked Number One in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings of aerospace engineering degree schools without a Ph.D. program (2010).

- The university is ranked highly in the U.S. News & World Report's “America’s Best Colleges” guide 2010 edition:
- Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus was ranked 12th in the category of “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs at Schools Whose Highest Degree is a Bachelor’s or Master’s”.
- Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus ranked 1st while Prescott, Ariz. campus in third place in the specialty category of “Best Undergraduate Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautical Engineering Programs at Schools Whose Highest Degree is a Bachelor’s or Master’s".
- The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award degrees at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.

- The Daytona Beach's Bachelor degree programs in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Physics, and Software Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

- The Daytona Beach's Bachelor degree programs in Aeronautical Science, Aerospace Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Aviation Business Administration, Applied Meteorology, and Safety Science are accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board, International (AABI).

- The Daytona Beach's Bachelor degree programs in Business Administration and the MBA degree program are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

* Suggested Reading: US Graduate School Rankings - Engineering Schools