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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Whidbey Island (external link)

School Name and Address

Contact for more information

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
981 NE 21st Court
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Main telephone 360.279.0959
Fax 360.279.0997
Website https://worldwide.erau.edu/ (external link)
Request more information WhidbeyIsland@erau.edu
Other sites Main Campus:
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
600 South Clyde Morris Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900
386.226.6000 or 800.826.2416

General Information (external link)

General information

Public or private Private
Type of school University
Postsecondary educational institution that provides general education, management, and aviation specific college-level courses for military and civilian personnel.
Degrees offered Associate, Undergraduate Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
School accreditation Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and authorized by the Washington State Student Achievement Council.

School setting

Setting Small town-rural area (not within commuting distance of a large city)
Population of city the school is in 22,690
County Island

School visits

Visitor information website https://worldwide.erau.edu/locations/whidbey-island (external link)

Additional information

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Seattle is a postsecondary educational institution that provides college-level courses for military personnel, dependents, federal employees, veterans, and civilians. Classes are conducted on a semester basis. The school year has five terms.

Student Body


Total enrollment 1,000


Annual costs for full-time undergraduate students
(Costs are for the 2019-2020 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 24-semester credits per year.)

In-state tuition $9,912
Out-of-state tuition $9,912
Books and supplies $1,160
Online tuition costs are higher. Active duty military, and their spouses and dependents under age 26 pay a lower tuition rate.

Tuition rates vary by

Academic program/major
Tuition varies for Systems Engineering graduate program.

Tuition refund policy

No refund after the first week.

Tuition payment plans available

Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term)

Financial Aid (external link)

Contact for counseling or more information

Financial aid office website https://worldwide.erau.edu/admissions/financial-aid (external link)
Scholarship list website https://worldwide.erau.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships (external link)

Financial aid programs at this school

Federal PLUS loans (for parents)
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized)
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized)
Federal Graduate PLUS Loans
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored

Admissions (external link)

Contact for more information

Admissions office website https://worldwide.erau.edu/admissions (external link)
Electronic application website https://erau.edu/apply (external link)

Education required for admission

High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.

Application dates

Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.

Application requirements

Application fee $50
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
Written essay or personal statement Required for some students
Students under the age of 20 who have earned fewer than 24-credit hours of college-level learning, and who are not members of the US Military, must achieve a minimum score of 21 on the ACT or 1,000 on the SAT, or be concurrently enrolled in a sanctioned dual admission program between ERAU and a two-year college. Previous college work must have been successfully completed with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale. Waivers to the above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Transfer student admissions

Admission requirements 2.0 undergraduate GPA for transfer applicants, 2.5 GPA for graduate applicants

Credits accepted for transfer students

American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
Military service

Academics (external link)

Degrees offered

Certificate or diploma
Graduate certificate

School catalog

School catalog website https://worldwide.erau.edu/colleges/catalog (external link)
Academic index website https://worldwide.erau.edu/locations/whidbey-island (external link)

Graduation requirements

Required number of credits for an associate degree 60
Required number of credits for a bachelor's degree 120
All students must meet:
Computer course requirements
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements
Math or science requirement
Senior project requirement Depends on major

Attendance options

On-line/distance learning
Short-term courses
Summer school

Optional academic programs

Accelerated degree
Honors program

Alternative credit opportunities

Challenge Level Examination Program (CLEP)
External degree program (earn credits through options that require little or no classroom attendance)
Independent study
College credit is awarded for previous military or civilian aviation training and experience.


Computer lab available to students
Online registration for classes

Student Services

Academic services for all students

Academic advising

Graduate Study


Total enrollment 1,000

Costs for full-time graduate students
(Costs are for the 2019-2020 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 12-semester credits per year.)

In-state tuition* $8,268
Out-of-state tuition* $8,268
Books and supplies $1,160
* Tuition may vary by program
Active duty military, and their spouses and dependents under age 26 pay a lower tuition rate.

Educational programs (external link)

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