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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Renton (external link)

School Name and Address

Contact for more information

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
1000 Oakesdale Avenue SW, Suite 110
Renton, WA 98057
Main telephone 425.226.2484
Website https://worldwide.erau.edu/ (external link)
Request more information seattle@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
Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's
School accreditation Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and authorized by the Washington State Student Achievement Council.
Specialized accreditation The bachelor degree program in Aeronautics is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), 115 S. 8th Street, Suite 102 Opelika, AL 36801 Telephone: 334-748-9359; https://www.aabi.aero/accreditation/accredited-programs/ (external link).
The bachelor degree programs in Aviation Business Administration and in Technical Management, and the master's degree programs in Business Administration in Aviation and in Management, and the Logistics and Supply Chain Management are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS, 66213; Telephone: 913-339-9356; https://www.acbsp.org/ (external link).
The master's degree program in Project Management is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), 14 Campus Boulevard, Newtown Square, PA, 19073; Telephone: 610-355-1601; http://www.pmi.org/gac/global-accreditation-center.aspx (external link)

The bachelor degree program in Emergency Services is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), 1812 West Tyler Avenue, Stillwater, OK, 74078; Telephone: 405-744-8303; E-mail: admin@ifsac.org, Web: https://ifsac.org/about (external link) .

It is also recognized by the National Fire Academy in accordance with the standards established by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education model core curriculum under the U.S. Fire Administration, 16825 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD, 21727; Telephone: 800-238-3358, 301-447-1000; http://www.usfa.fema.gov (external link).
For information on specific authorizations or licensures for any state, or for contact information for a particular state or licensing entity, please contact the Office of State Authorizations at 386-226-9096 or wwstatea@erau.edu.

School setting

Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Seattle
Population of city the school is in 62,076
Distance from campus to city center Two miles
Public transportation to campus Metro Transit
Student parking on campus Yes; free parking
County King

School visits

Visitor information website https://worldwide.erau.edu/locations/seattle (external link)
School visit availability Monday - Friday; 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contact to set up school visit Jackie Korte; 425.226.2484; seattle@erau.edu

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 number of male undergraduate and graduate students 200
Total number of female undergraduate and graduate students 60
Total enrollment 260


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
2019-2020 civilian tuition rate is $413 per credit hour. Active duty military, spouses and dependents tuition is $250 per credit hour.

Tuition rates vary by

Academic program/major
On-site classroom vs. off-site and distance learning

Tuition refund policy

No refunds after the first week.

Tuition payment plans available

Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term)
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term)

Tuition waivers available to

School employees and their children

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)

Applying for financial aid

Submit these forms https://worldwide.erau.edu/admissions/financial-aid/forms (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)
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants
School-sponsored scholarships and grants
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored

Admissions (external link)

Contact for more information

Daniel L. Hammes
Kate McGillicuddy
Associate Director
Dianne Meboe
Assistant Campus Director
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

Admission is available Rolling admissions
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.

Application requirements

Application fee $50
Application fee waived Military service; wounded vet; returning student,some corporations
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students

Factors considered by schools when evaluating applicants

High school GPA Important
Standardized test scores Important

Other admissions information

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 Service, must demonstrate intellectual maturity by achieving 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 reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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

Other admission routes

FAA licenses

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/seattle (external link)

Graduation requirements

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

Attendance options

On-line/distance learning
Summer school

Optional academic programs

Double major

Alternative credit opportunities

Challenge for course credit
Challenge Level Examination Program (CLEP)
College credit is awarded for previous military or civilian aviation training and experience.


Computers on campus for student use
Computer lab available to students
Computer network can be accessed from off campus
Discount computer purchase plan available
Online registration for classes

Student Life

Student activities

Student government

Student Services

Academic services for all students

Academic advising

Other services for all students

Placement testing

Services for students with disabilities

Disabilities services website https://daytonabeach.erau.edu/about/disability-support (external link)
Barrier-free campus
Registration assistance

Additional services available for these groups

International students

Campus security

Nw Protective services

Career Services

Career services offered

Alumni networking and mentoring
Career counseling
Career interest testing
Job bank
Job fairs
Job interview preparation
Placement assistance
Résumé preparation assistance
Résumé referral to employers

Graduate Study


Total number of male undergraduate and graduate students 200
Total number of female undergraduate and graduate students 60
Total enrollment 260

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

Educational programs (external link)

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