Parents and Family

Launch Your Student's Education

Tell Us About Yourself

Experience the Difference

As a parent of an incoming college student, you play a significant role in your student’s success. As your family navigates the transition to college, Embry-Riddle is here to help. 

At Embry-Riddle, your Eagle will join the world’s largest university specializing in aviation and aerospace education. U.S. News & World Report 2023-2024 college and university rankings put Embry-Riddle in the top 10 of nine categories, including No. 1 in Regional Colleges in the West and No. 3 in Most Innovative Schools: South Region.

With residential options located in both Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, combined with over 100 degrees in applied science, aviation, business, computers & technology, engineering, security, intelligence & safety and space, Embry-Riddle has something to offer for every student.  

Gain access to expert faculty, cutting-edge technology and industry connections. Embry-Riddle prepares the next generation of leaders for success in their chosen field. We can’t wait to see what your college student can accomplish with us.

Scholarships and Aid

When it comes to educational funding, you have options at Embry-Riddle. Don’t let the cost of attending deter your family from advancing your student’s education and career.

Our dedicated counselors can advise your student on ways to help finance their future and stay focused on their studies. You can be assured an investment in Embry-Riddle is a wise one.

Explore our Campuses

Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach, FL Campus

Daytona Beach, Florida

The Daytona Beach Campus has labs and facilities and boasts the largest university telescope in Florida. Students enjoy the proximity to the beach and short distance to some of the world’s best theme parks.

Embry-Riddle Prescott, AZ Campus

Prescott, Arizona

Nestled in the mountains, the Prescott Campus is home to state-of-art labs and other facilities that allow students to learn outside of the classroom. Our students also enjoy campus life and outdoor adventures like skiing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and rock climbing.

The Embry-Riddle Advantage

Industry-Specific Learning

Coursework designed to provide industry-backed knowledge and experience to lead each student to a career within their desired industry.

Expert Faculty

When your student takes courses at Embry-Riddle, it isn’t just a professor at the head of the class – they are experts who have real-world experience.

Academic & Career Support

Students receive personalized academic counseling and a robust offering of services to help start or advance their career.

Extensive Alumni Network

Students join a global network of more than 155,000 alumni who are leading the future of their respective industries.

Opening Doors

[Embry-Riddle] is the best. It’s known as the ‘Harvard of the Sky.’ My mom knew about what I wanted to do, and she was telling me, ‘This is the school to go to. Let’s go check out the campus.’ So that’s what we did, and I fell in love. I thought, ‘yep, this is where I want to be.’   
Hudson Garber (Daytona Beach, B.S. Aeronautical Science '27)

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