Our location within Florida’s Space Triangle gives us great access to the neighboring aerospace industry and a good glimpse of rocket launches from the comfort of our back yards or the beach.
Dr. Maj Mirmirani (hired 2007), Dean, College of Engineering, Daytona Beach

The Daytona Beach Campus

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s campus in Daytona Beach, Florida, serves a diverse student body of approximately 6,400 undergraduates and 650 graduate students from 50 states and more than 100 countries.

With year-round mild temperatures and more than 230-plus days of sunshine a year, it’s an ideal place to live and work.

Our residential campus offers many onsite conveniences such as food courts, a fitness facility with instructor-led classes and personal training, swimming pool, intramural sports, full-service mail center, dry cleaning valet, and a convenient health clinic where employees and their families can be seen for acute illnesses.

Having these onsite conveniences makes it easy to take care of daily errands and maintain a healthy lifestyle while still having time to enjoy a lunch break.

Faculty, staff, and students have full access to ERAU library resources at the Hunt Library. Faculty and staff also have a variety of campus dining options, including discounted meal plans.

Student Numbers
Undergraduate, Graduate (Fall 2019)

  • 7,056
    Total Students

Faculty Numbers
(2020)

  • 365
    Full-Time Faculty

Campus Staff
(2020)

  • 693
    Full-Time Staff

University Admin
In Daytona Beach (2020)

  • 306
    Full-Time Staff


Living in Daytona Beach

Cessna flying over Daytona Beach

The greater Daytona Beach area provides a diverse landscape that allows residents to enjoy the amenities of The World’s Most Famous Beach as well as the benefits of neighboring cities and townships. While the beach and local parks are popular destinations for many, the Daytona Beach area also boasts many other areas of interest. Local restaurants, shops and farmer’s markets are great places to get some local flavor and flair. Regardless of your lifestyle, there’s a lot to love about Daytona Beach.

Orlando’s attractions and Kennedy Space Center are nearby destinations that are both about an hour’s drive from campus. Whether you enjoy swimming, boating, camping, fishing, golfing or exploring history, you’ll find it all right here.

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