A.C.E. Transfer Partner Highlight: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott

Did you know that A.C.E. Language Institutes have ‘No TOEFL’ agreements with 12 partner institutions for transfer admission? If they are academically admissible, students can complete their English language training at any A.C.E. Language Institute location, then transfer into one of our partner schools without ever needing to take the TOEFL!


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is ranked as the #1 Aerospace Engineering program in the U.S.A. by U.S. News & World Report for 14 consecutive years. Students who complete A.C.E. Level 6 can transfer into undergraduate programs at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott campus with no TOEFL required.


Prescott, Arizona:
Nestled in the scenic Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona, Prescott’s high-desert climate offers exceptional flying conditionals almost year-round. The city of Prescott is a small, safe environment with easy air access to Los Angeles and Las Vegas, and is within driving distance to downtown Phoenix and the Grand Canyon.


Learn to Fly at Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus:
The Embry-Riddle Prescott Flight Department is committed to turning students into safe and professional pilots. The “Riddle Ramp” is home to the most technologically advanced fleet in collegiate flight training. The ramp at the Prescott Flight Line boasts parking for more than 30 airplanes and 10 helicopters, and with an average of over 325 flying days per year, every student who steps into these aircraft will receive the training to meet the minimum flight rating requirements or jump start their aviation career. One out of every four commercial pilots has studied at Embry-Riddle!sim2_high

To supplement their robust fleet of aircraft, Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus uses a collection of advanced flight simulators which allows students a highly realistic, yet extremely safe and cost effective, experience to practice procedures and maneuvers they will be expected to perform in an actual aircraft.

Popular Degree Programs:
Embry-Riddle Prescott campus features four academic colleges and 19 bachelor’s degrees, as well as a number of minors and certifications.


For students interested in gaining a foundation for a career in aviation, the College of Arts and Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration that allows students to specialize in airline management, international air transport, flight operations, or finance.


Industry leaders are predicting a need of 500,000 pilots in the next 10 years. Gain a personalized blend of flight training and academic preparation with specializations in airline, military, commercial or helicopter piloting through the Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science from the College of Aviation. Degrees in Air Traffic Management are also available.


The College of Engineering is designed to develop the skill and knowledge necessary to be a productive engineer in one of two departments: Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering and Computer, Electrical, & Software Engineering.


Campus Labs and Academic Facilities:
Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus hosts an array of 27 specialized laboratories across campus. All students will work in their major appropriate lab from day one. From fully equipped machine shops to 3-D printers, Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus has world-class facilities for all disciplines.

Internships and Co-ops:
At Embry-Riddle, 45% of students complete at least a one-year internship or co-op before graduation. Through long standing industry partnerships with well-known companies such as Delta Airlines, Jet Blue, Boeing, and GE Aviation, Embry-Riddle graduates with internship experience earn on average starting salaries $9,550 higher than the national average.

Campus Life:
While learning is critical, the college experience is so much more than the classes you take. That’s why the Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus culture caters to so many diverse interests. From martial arts, outdoor adventures, and Greek life, to gaming, swing dancing, hang gliding, amateur radio, and more, one of the 100+ clubs will suit your interests. Only at Embry-Riddle can you listen and hear the buzz of remote-controlled planes that students are flying at RSP Field or the roar of a new turbine engine prototype that students are testing in one of our massive wind tunnels.


For information on how to apply for conditional admission to Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus, please visit their international student page, or email Prescott@erau.edu. For inquiries about how to apply to A.C.E., please email enroll@cultural.org.

Images courtesy of prescott.erau.edu/index.html

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