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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach Admission Requirements

Daytona Beach, Florida

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Chances of getting into Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
61%
Admission Difficulty for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach is 61%.  It ranks #0 in Florida for lowest rate of acceptance. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 5,806 out of 9,581 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 34 percent (SAT 1120/1330 ACT 23/30). Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.89. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the lower half of their high school class. 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1120-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Average SAT Score 1230

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach?

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach typically prefers applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1010. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach ranks #0 in Florida for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1330 and Above Good >75%
1225 to 1330 Avg + 61%-75%
1120 to 1225 Avg - 45%-61%
1015 to 1120 Reach 30%-45%
Less than 1015 Low <30%
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
23-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 29
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 26

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach?

Admission data indicates that Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach regularly accepts students with ACT's of 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Florida for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
30 and Above Good >77%
26 to 30 Avg + 61%-77%
23 to 26 Avg - 47%-61%
20 to 23 Reach 34%-47%
Less than 20 Low <34%
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.89
Typical High School Grades 
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach was 3.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Florida for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 33.4% Good
3.75 to 3.99 25.4% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 19.5% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 11.1% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 6.2% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 3.8% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.5% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.1% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

87% of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach freshman were in the lower half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 24%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 13%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,566 7,015 9,581
Accepted 1,555 4,251 5,806
Acceptance Rate 61% 61% 61%
Enrolled 403 1,096 1,499
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 26% 26%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
213

Applicants have 213 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach is $50.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Considered but not required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133553 IPEDS survey data for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach?

61% of those who apply are granted admission to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1330. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 30. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.