General Procedures

New students are eligible for admission at the beginning of the fall, spring, and summer semesters. High school students may apply at the end of their junior year. You may apply online. 

Term Filing Priority Notification Deposit
Fall January 15 Rolling May 1
Spring November 1 Rolling November 1
Summer A April 1 Rolling As requested
Summer B April 1 Rolling As requested

For more information contact the Admissions Office at:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Director of Admissions
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301-3720
928-777-6600 or
Fax 928-777-6613

Immunization Requirements

A Medical Report Form is required. All entering students born after Dec. 31, 1956, must provide proof of two doses of MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) administered on or after January 1, 1968 and on or after their first birthday. All students who reside in University housing must either document the immunizations for Hepatitis B and Meningococcal Meningitis or sign a waiver declining vaccination.

Flight Training Requirements

All students planning to begin flight training at Embry-Riddle are required to hold a current First or Second Class Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical certificate and provide proof of citizenship before beginning flight training. In addition, the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (ATSA) requires all flight students to show acceptable documentation of U.S. citizenship OR complete background check requirements. Upon acceptance to the University, all students will be sent specific, detailed information on requirements for flight students.