Embry-Riddle University Online

by TBS Staff

Updated September 19, 2022 • 1 min read


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Embry-Riddle University, a private university system specializing in aerospace and aviation education, established itself in 1926 as a flying school and officially became a four-year university in 1968. Today, the school offers aviation-focused programs, in addition to providing education spanning arts and sciences, business, engineering, technology, and intelligence.

Embry-Riddle enrolls more than 30,000 students through its nearly 100 academic programs. The school offers online programs from the certificate to the doctoral levels through its Worldwide Campus. Online students can study subjects including aerospace engineering, aviation business administration, cybersecurity, and homeland security.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admission Info


Accreditation and Approvals

Embry-Riddle is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Select programs offered through the Worldwide Campus also maintain accreditation by the Aviation Accreditation Board International, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center, or the Fire Service Accreditation Congress.


Prospective undergraduates must submit official high school transcripts (or equivalent) and must demonstrate GPAs of at least 2.5. They must also submit two letters of recommendation. The school strongly recommends students submit SAT or ACT scores and a short personal essay.

Each graduate applicant must submit official undergraduate transcripts and show a 2.5 GPA or higher. An applicant with some graduate school education must hold at least a 3.0 graduate GPA.

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