Embry-Riddle Response to Amazon RFP - FINAL

Response to Amazon HQ2 Data and Content Request —September 29, 2017—

1) Program Completion Data -- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fla., remains the nation’s largest and oldest, fully accredited aviation and aerospace education institution – ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report for its outstanding online undergraduate programs. With a 90- year history of innovation, the University leverages its unique emphasis on applied research as well as an extensive array of professional-development and continuing education programs to support the world’s most respected corporations. Serving more than 31,000 students worldwide across two residential campuses, 125 Worldwide locations, and through award-winning online programs, Embry-Riddle offers more than 80 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in traditional as well as emerging fields. These include:

• software engineering • systems engineering • computer engineering • cybersecurity • business administration • technical management • supply-chain logistics • human factors • unmanned aerial systems

The strength of Embry-Riddle’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs makes it possible for students to master fields ranging from hybrid-electric propulsion and autonomous flying vehicles to the human factors that affect operational efficiency. On its Daytona Beach Campus alone, Embry-Riddle’s residential student population of about 6,000 students includes nearly 2,500 future industry leaders seeking degrees across a wide range of engineering programs, including computer-related fields, as well as nearly 450 business students and some 240 engaged in the operation and development of unmanned aerial systems.


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