Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University—​Worldwide

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

School type Private
Terms Other
Academic calendar (as submitted by school) 9 week semesters. We have courses starting every month, and the courses are 9 weeks in length.
First year of program 1993-1994

Faculty & Classes

Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 77
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 695
Average online teaching experience 4 years
Faculty have at least 1 year online teaching experience 83%
Faculty have at least 2 years online teaching experience 65%
Faculty have at least 3 years online teaching experience 50%
Full-time faculty with doctorate 35
Part-time faculty with doctorate 202
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's 0
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's 4
School finances online instructor training Yes
Continuing online instruction education required Yes
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty 106
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty N/A
Average class size 22
Maximum class size 30

Programs

Online bachelor's degree programs 6
Online courses 211
Five most popular majors
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 69%
Business Administration and Management, General N/A
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 27%
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 2%
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 2%
All majors
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Transportation/Mobility Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
About the online bachelor's degree program (as submitted by school)

Students can avail themselves of any of five modes of delivery....synchronous and asynchronous. Our learning methods make college a viable option for students who are working, married, raising a family, in the military or facing a career change. Additionally, flexibility in course scheduling allows students to create a perfect fit for education into their busy lifestyles.

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus-based students Neutral
Students enroll as online students Yes, they are bound to courses as online students after enrollment
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus Minority
Same curricula for online and campus-based students Most

Delivery

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live Majority
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. Most
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) Yes
Skype or other visual software Yes
New-student orientation Optional
Review and sign ethics statement No
Percentage of classes with lectures 26-50
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 4
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students Majority
Class participation graded Yes
Exams Yes
Same exams are administered only once No
Exams have random question order Yes
Each user has unique exam login Yes
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered No proctored exams
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school)

Single Sign on, All exams are timed, and Safe Assign software is used for Plagiarism detection.

List of Student Assessments Administered

Graduation & Retention

Credits needed to graduate 120
Credits that must be earned through school 30
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Limited time to complete degree No
Target time to earn final 25% of credits No target length
Maximum time to earn final 25% of credits N/A
Graduation rates
Graduation rates

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