Notes on the Fly: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


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Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University

Research for undergrads Hands on and experiential Avg class size is 25, Very collaborative, group projects are the norm Aviation is off campus College of aviation College of engineering College of arts and science - everything that's not engineering College of business Tutoring available Good connections to industry ie Boeing, Raytheon Gen Ed requirements: depends on major Career services: specialized as students are specialized in industry Internships are common - usually summer. Can get academic credit but have to do some papers and other academic work to get credit Co-ops are 9 months along, just for engineers Hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, Sedona is close by, clubs 3d printers and maker space Air traffic control major Every major has a study abroad - cost is extra Student Union with grab and go, also full cafeteria Less than 3000 students Focus is on engineering more than flight, Daytona more flight oriented Women get extra merit. All are Automatically considered for merit when apply Differences between campuses: Flight is the same between campuses, Prescott can be more cost efficient. Prescott is known aerospace engineering, and only campus with a jet propulsion lab for undergrads. Students are doing hands on work from the beginning. Daytona Aerospace physiology - pre med - looking at this the body responds to space Green car development - green garage Aviation maintenance Biomedical engineering Prescott National security and intelligence Forensic biology, psychology, accounting. FBI internships and drop min age for FBI. For psych she could do 2 capstone project with incarcerated youth. Industrial organizational psychology Human factors psychology - looking at the effects of technology on humans Space physics - researching at Los Alamos. Through this internship 2 students and 3 students won the Nobel prize in science Admission: Math and science but test optional! Overrall GPA. Tuition: $50k Merit - based off of GPA, women get extra $5K Tina will take any supporting documents

Rolling admission - prior to March is best

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