U.S. News & World Report has named Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University its No. 1 Best College for Veterans in the South.
Embry-Riddle is a private university with more than 5,200 students at its Daytona Beach, Fla., Campus and more than 1,850 at its Prescott, Ariz., Campus.
Schools eligible to win this distinction are those that participate in federal initiatives which help veterans and active service members apply for, pay for and complete their degrees. Rankings were split into four regions throughout the country.
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Other Notable Awards
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been named to the following awards lists this year: the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Great Colleges to Work For; University Business Magazine’s Model of Efficiency list; U.S. News & World Report’s Top Online Educators in the Nation, Best Colleges for Veterans in the South and Best Universities in the South; Orlando Sentinel’s list of Top 100 Companies for Working Families; and for the fourth consecutive year, Embry-Riddle won Exemplary Course Awards from Blackboard. Military Times, Military Advanced Education and G.I. Jobs also chose Embry-Riddle as one of the top schools for active-duty military and veterans.
In the past two years, Embry-Riddle was named to Arizona Business Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies in Arizona and Arizona’s Most Admired Companies lists, as well as ranking in the top 1 percent of all U.S. private colleges in AffordableCollegesOnline.org’s “Million Dollar ROI,” among several other honors.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 75 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and through online programs. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.
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