Cost and Tuition

Don't let costs deter you

Going back to school is an investment, both time wise and financially. At Embry-Riddle Worldwide, we understand the importance of funding your education. These helpful guidelines can assist you in creating budget and a planning to fund your education.

How can I pay for College?

About Estimated Costs:

The estimated costs below are only an estimate and may not reflect all cost and expenses incurred while attending your respective campus. All amounts shown here or in other University publications or webpages represent tuition and fees as currently approved. However, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) reserves the right to increase or modify tuition and fees without prior notice, upon approval by the Board or as otherwise consistent with Board policy and to make such modifications applicable to students enrolled at ERAU at that time as well as to incoming students.

Tuition Rates — 2016-2017
This table can help you estimate your tuition payout. These rates are for most United States & International Worldwide locations and Worldwide Online.      
Course Level Military Cost Per Credit Hour Civilian Cost Per Credit Hour
**Undergraduate *$250.00 $365.00
**Masters *$530.00 $620.00
Master of Systems Engineering $770.00 $770.00
**Doctoral $1,102.00 $1,102.00

*Note:  Military rate applies to all service members on active duty or serving in the reserves of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as spouses and dependents age 26 and under. 

**Note: The above is not a comprehensive list of tuition for all ERAU-Worldwide degree programs. Some degree programs have different tuition rates than provided above. Please speak with a member of our enrollment team for additional information.

The estimated Cost of Attendance (also known as a student budget) is a guide to help students anticipate the price of attending Embry-Riddle Worldwide for one academic year, and is based on full-time enrollment. The estimated Cost of Attendance (COA) expenses include tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board, and the student's living costs while attending school. Undergraduate and Graduate costs are based off of a full-time four-term enrollment period. Each student's cost of attendance is made up of both direct and indirect costs and is also used to determine financial aid eligibilityAdditional fees may apply to some students as each student’s situation is different.

In addition, all tuition amounts and fees are subject to change at any time for correction of errors. Finally, please note that fee amounts billed for any period may be adjusted at a future date.

  • Direct costs are billed through the University and include tuition and fees
  • Indirect costs are not billed through the University but are optional; these out-of-pocket expenses are room and board, transportation, books, supplies, and personal expenses.

Calculate your estimated cost of attendance: A net price calculator is available to help you estimate the cost of attendance as well as the aid you may receive.

The figures below reflect estimated budgets for the current academic year. While your actual costs will depend on a number of factors--including the number of credit hours you take and lifestyle choices — these should assist you in planning your own budget. Refer to this chart to help plan for your academic spending.

Undergraduate Programs (Associate and Bachelor's Degrees) (Associate and Bachelor's Degrees)
  Civilian/Military
Tuition** $8,760
Room $5,244
Board $3,400
Books / Supplies $1,080
Personal $1,552
Transportation $2,620
Total $22,656
**Direct Cost based on 2016-2017 Tuition Rates  
Graduate Programs (Master's Degrees)
  Civilian/Military
Tuition** $7,440
Room $5,244
Board $3,400
Books / Supplies $1,080
Personal $1,552
Transportation $2,620
Total $21,336
**Direct Cost based on 2016-2017 Tuition Rates  
Ph.D. Program (Amounts are based off of a full-time (6 credit hours per term) three-term enrollment period, one-week residency)
  Ph.D. Program Residency
(One Week Period – 2 credit hours)
Tuition** $19,836 $2,204
Room $7,677 $639
Board $4,977 $0
Books / Supplies $1,800 $300
Personal $2,298 $0
Transportation $3,876  
Software (Only Applicable the First Time)   $200
Meals   $210
Residency Fee   $1,200
Total $40,467 $4,744
**Direct Cost based on 2016-2017 Tuition Rates  

It is never too early to start planning for college. Saving money, learning about financial aid, and budgeting for your life as a student are all part of the process. Below is a list of some tools and sources of information that you might find helpful before, during, and after you go to college.

Embry-Riddle-Worldwide provides the Net Price Calculator as a valuable tool for students and families to financially plan for their education.  This online tool will help estimate the amount of financial aid you could be offered and the net amount you may be expected to pay toward the cost of attending ERAU-Worldwide. Upon completion, you will receive a personalized estimate of your family’s net cost after taking your projected financial aid into account.  Your summary will provide you with an estimated overview of your potential university scholarships, federal aid, and estimated costs.

Before you begin, it would be helpful to have these items available:

  • Student and Parent Income Tax Returns
  • Earnings Statements (W2 Forms, Recent Paycheck Stubs)

Please note: In order to receive an official financial aid package, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Net Price Calculator results are based on 2015-2016 costs and student aid eligibility requirements. Future costs and financial aid estimates are subject to change. Results of the calculator are not guaranteed and the accuracy of your estimated awards is based on the accuracy of the information you provide on your FAFSA.

Estimate your Awards with the Net Price Calculator.

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The Net Price Calculator will estimate the amount of federal and university scholarship aid you may receive.