Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,456
2.91% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$36,356
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.11%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
66.8%
4,250 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,004
96.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
59.2%
297 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 (150 degrees awarded), General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (107 degrees), and International Relations & Affairs (96 degrees).

In 2020, 618 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott. 26.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 73.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (382 degrees), 4.66 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is $36,456, which is $8,056 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is $36,456, which is $8,056 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $36,356.

In 2020, 92% of undergraduate students attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,456
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was $36,456. The cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is $8,056 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$36,356
2020 Value
1.64%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $36,356. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grew by 1.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,718
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was of $11,718 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 2.84% between 2019 and 2020. 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%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
40%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 92% 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.
4.11%
2018 Default Rate
124
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was 4.11%, which represents 124 out of the 3018 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 4,250 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 13.3% annual growth. Out of those 4,250 applicants, 2,841 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,004 students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in 2020, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has an overall enrollment yield of 26.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,841
Accepted Out of 4,250

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was 66.8% (2,841 admissions from 4,250 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 65.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 13.3%, while admissions grew by 15.3%.

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SAT Scores

53%
Submission Percentage
396
Scores Submitted

53% of enrolled first-time students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has a total enrollment of 3,004 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is 2,887 students and the part-time enrollment is 117. This means that 96.1% 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 61.5% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 6.19% Two or More Races, 5.83% Asian, 1.6% Black or African American, 0.433% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.399% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (45%), followed by White Female (16.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (35.3%), followed by White Female (20.6%) and Asian Male (5.88%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,004 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is 2,887 and the part-time enrollment is 117. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 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 82%. 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
    1,848
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    421
  3. Two or More Races
    186

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is 61.5% White, 14% Hispanic or Latino, 6.19% Two or More Races, 5.83% Asian, 1.6% Black or African American, 0.433% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.399% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% 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, 74 students (2.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 296 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 (382 degrees awarded). There were 4.66 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering (150 degrees awarded), followed by General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (107 degrees) and International Relations & Affairs (96 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 (147 degrees awarded), Engineering (218 degrees), and Social Sciences (106 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 (593,959 people), Software developers (432,669 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (379,609 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (342,138 people), and Postsecondary teachers (288,991 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Transportation (147 degrees awarded), Engineering (218 degrees), Social Sciences (106 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), and Psychology (15 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, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Transportation (147 degrees awarded), Engineering (218 degrees), Social Sciences (106 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), and Psychology (15 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 Elementary & secondary schools (641,478 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (609,190 people), Computer Systems Design (597,527 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (476,996 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (389,792 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott are Transportation (147 degrees awarded), Engineering (218 degrees), Social Sciences (106 degrees), Physical Sciences (25 degrees), and Psychology (15 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 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott was Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering with 150 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

457
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
161
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 457 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, which is 2.84 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (161).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in Aerospace, Aeronautical, & Astronautical Engineering, which is 4.77 times more than the 26 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 38 degrees were awarded to women at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott in International Relations & Affairs, which is 0.559 times less than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 41% 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, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is Male and Asian (69.2% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 7.41% of graduates (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    382 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    82 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is white (382 degrees awarded). There were 4.66 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

2.59% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    282 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    100 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is white male (282 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (100 degrees).

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Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has an endowment valued at nearly $51.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.68M (3.25%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, 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

$51.8M
2020 Endowment
6.17%
growth from 2019

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott has an endowment valued at about $51.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott grew 6.17% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.59M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott received $1.59M 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

$38.8M
2020 Salaries
7.18%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott paid a median of $38.8M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 7.18% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.36% growth from 2018 and a 10.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.4M
Instructional Salaries
137
Number of Employees

In 2020, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott paid a total of $11.4M to 137 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) 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 2020, 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 2020, 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 Sex

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

In 2020, 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 sex split between each academic rank present at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott.

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