Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,424
3% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$36,962
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.78%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
65.7%
3,752 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,946
95.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
65.4%
244 Graduates

About

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is a higher education institution located in Yavapai County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott were Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering (114 degrees awarded), General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (96 degrees), and International Relations & Affairs (75 degrees).

In 2019, 487 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott. 26.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 73.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (293 degrees), 5.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is $35,424, which is $8,144 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is $35,424, which is $8,144 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,962.

In 2019, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,424
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was $35,424. The cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is $8,144 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$36,962
2019 Value
11.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,962. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grew by 11.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,394
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was of $11,394 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 8.85% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
44%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2018, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.78%
2017 Default Rate
137
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was 4.78%, which represents 137 out of the 2868 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott received 3,752 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 31.2% annual growth. Out of those 3,752 applicants, 2,465 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,946 students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has an overall enrollment yield of 30.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,465
Accepted Out of 3,752

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was 65.7% (2,465 admissions from 3,752 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 31.2%, while admissions grew by 28.3%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has a total enrollment of 2,946 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is 2,822 students and the part-time enrollment is 124. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.9% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.31% Two or More Races, 5.63% Asian, 1.46% Black or African American, 0.577% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.441% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (46.1%), followed by White Female (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.91%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (22.4%), followed by White Female (22.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,946 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is 2,822 and the part-time enrollment is 124. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,824
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    400
  3. Two or More Races
    186

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is 61.9% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.31% Two or More Races, 5.63% Asian, 1.46% Black or African American, 0.577% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.441% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 86 students (2.92%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 229 fewer women than men received degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is white (293 degrees awarded). There were 5.75 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering (114 degrees awarded), followed by General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (96 degrees) and International Relations & Affairs (75 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Engineering (175 degrees), and Social Sciences (90 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Other managers (556,777 people), Software developers (490,444 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (359,433 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (353,836 people), and Civil engineers (278,624 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Engineering (175 degrees), Social Sciences (90 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Engineering (175 degrees), Social Sciences (90 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Computer Systems Design (601,371 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (499,645 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (497,596 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (471,186 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (402,559 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Transportation (125 degrees awarded), Engineering (175 degrees), Social Sciences (90 degrees), Protective Services (37 degrees), and Physical Sciences (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott.

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering with 114 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

358
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
129
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 358 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, which is 2.78 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (129).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering, which is 3.38 times more than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 30 degrees were awarded to women at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in International Relations & Affairs, which is 0.5 times less than the 60 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 32% of students graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 12.7% of graduates (31 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    293 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    51 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is white (293 degrees awarded). There were 5.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (51 degrees).

4.11% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    209 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    84 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is white male (209 degrees awarded). There were 2.49 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (84 degrees).

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Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has an endowment valued at nearly $48.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.24M (4.59%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott employs 68 Assistant professors, 31 Associate professors, and 22 Professors. Most academics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Male Assistant professors (49), Male Associate professors(24), and Female Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 128 employees, Management, with 47 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$48.8M
2019 Endowment
20.1%
growth from 2018

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has an endowment valued at about $48.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grew 20.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.06M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $936k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott received $936k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$36.2M
2019 Salaries
9.36%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott paid a median of $36.2M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 9.36% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.1% growth from 2017 and a 9.73% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.4M
Instructional Salaries
137
Number of Employees

In 2019, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott paid a total of $11.4M to 137 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
68 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
128 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott were Assistant professor with 68 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 22 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 128 employees; Management with 47 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was Male Assistant professor with 49 employees, Male Associate professor with 24 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott.

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