Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
165 Markwell Street Bldg. 1290, Hunter AAF, GA
Distance from hotel: 17.7 mi
Phone: (912) 355-0644
Part of a global network of campuses, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is located at 165 Markwell Street, Building 1290, Hunter AAF, Georgia. The institute founded in 1925 originally in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Lunken Airport, was conceived as the Embry-Riddle Company by partners John Paul Riddle and T. Higbee Embry and expanded into the Embry-Riddle School of Aviation the following year.
From humble beginnings Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has grown to enroll over 34,000 students annually with students representing each state and 126 countries worldwide. Embry-Riddle offers over 40 degree programs to its students at the associate, bachelor, masters and doctorate levels, which include civil engineering, homeland security, physics, air traffic management, business administration, electrical engineering, aeronautics, global security and intelligence studies, mechanical engineering and engineering physics.
Due to its varied programs across multiple disciplines Embry-Riddle is considered the number one rated school in aerospace and aviation education and is the only one of its kind accredited worldwide. These distinctions have granted Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University a $30 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense which maintains it status as the exclusive provider of aviation and aeronautical degree programs to the U.S. armed forces overseas. Longest-running, accredited and interdisciplinary are perhaps the greatest descriptors of this distinguished educational institution!
Overview The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is a university in Savannah Georgia at the hunter military base, which teaches persons the skills of flying and aviation. It is known as the air force academy of Georgia. Being a military university it is and always has been free of charge. Despite this graduates of the university usually end up with very high paying jobs, because the school has a low rate and a rigorous academic process. In other words, only a small minority of people who apply to the school will graduate, even though the tuition at the school is free. Details The school was founded in the mid-20th century. It was originally a school just for military pilots, but evolved into a school that teaches people how to pilot almost any kind of plan, in addition to offering some engineering and technology degrees. Popularity The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is both a large school and a major tourist attraction. Each year tens of thousands of people apply for the school and even more visit the school. It is also very famous for having helped to graduate a few astronauts in the past.