Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, Florida Campus

Embry-Riddle's eastern campus, located in Daytona Beach, Florida, is adjacent to Daytona Beach International Airport and just minutes from the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Serving more than 5,100 students, the 185-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities and offers 25 undergraduate degrees, 14 graduate degrees, three doctoral degrees and several accelerated options that allow students to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in as little as five years.


Daytona Beach, Florida is the home of NASCAR's Daytona 500 auto race. The campus is one hour from Orlando, Kennedy Space Center and the historic city of St. Augustine.

Student Demographics

More than 5,100 total students from 50 states and 100 countries: 15 percent international and 17 percent female.

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Residence Options

Thirty-six percent of the students live on campus. First-year students are required to live on campus. All residence halls are coed, but males and females do not share rooms. The Housing & Residence Life staffers strive to support a positive living and learning environment.

Student Organizations

More than 150 student organizations are available, including academic and professional groups, sports and leisure clubs, organizations devoted to aviation and aerospace and ethnic and cultural groups.


Twenty-five percent of the students on campus participate in ROTC. Programs include the award-winning Air Force ROTC Detachment 157, Army, Navy and Marines. ROTC offers attractive scholarships to qualified students.


The Eagles compete in the NAIA, Division II, Sun Conference. Embry-Riddle has several intercollegiate men and women's teams.

  • Men's teams: Baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis and track.
  • Women's teams: Cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and volleyball.
  • Coed: Cheerleading.
  • Many intramural and club sports are also offered.


Each college on campus employs a variety of high-tech labs, simulators, modern classrooms and specialized software to conduct research and support student studies. For more information please visit the college of interest below:


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Financial Aid

More than 91 percent of students receive some form of achievement-based and/or need-based state, federal or institutional assistance, including ROTC scholarships.