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U.S. News & World Report Names Worldwide a Top Online Educator for Veterans in 2014

Tue May 20, 2014

Daytona Beach, Fla. — Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide is one of the nation’s top online educators for veterans, according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report this week.

In the 2014 Best Online Programs for Veterans, Embry-Riddle Worldwide was ranked No. 2 for its bachelor's degree programs. Programs included on the list were recognized in the overall 2014 U.S. News Best Online Programs rankings and belong to institutions that participate in veterans’ initiatives such as the Yellow Ribbon Program.

“We believe it’s our responsibility to help veterans obtain the education and skills needed for success following their military service,” said Embry-Riddle Worldwide Chancellor John R. Watret, Ph.D. “The advent of online learning has enhanced our ability to deliver high-quality education to veterans anywhere in the world.”

Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report ranked Embry-Riddle Worldwide No. 5 in the online undergraduate degree programs category. That recognition was based on factors including student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 70 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 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, follow us on Twitter (@ERAUworldwide) and, and find expert videos at

About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, and Focusing on Health, Personal Finance, Education, Travel, Cars and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchise includes its News You Can UseÒ brand of journalism and its annual “Best” series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans and more.

Media Contact:

Molly Justice 
Director, Communications
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Office: (386) 226-7089

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