Daytona Beach Campus

Transfer Student Application Checklist (U.S. citizen or permanent resident)

  • Transfer Priority Filing Dates: Transfer student priority filing dates are as follows: Fall – June 1; Spring – November 1; Summer - March 1
  • Completed application for admission. You can apply online, or download the application and submit it by mail.

  • All official college transcripts must be sent sent directly from each institution. An official evaluation of all previously completed college-level course work will be forwarded to you, indicating the courses for which you will receive credit from Embry-Riddle.

  • High school transcript.  Required only for those who have earned fewer than 30 college credit hours after graduating from high school.

  • $50 non-refundable application fee. If you are applying online, you will be given the option to submit your application fee electronically. If you are submitting a paper application, include a check or money order made payable to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Please print your name and social security number on the check and submit it with your application.

  • Letters of recommendation. Letters from your teachers, employers or a community leader can address areas of your background which are not always evident in your academic record. We suggest you submit two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation forms are available for your convenience in PDF format The forms are not required; letters of recommendation submitted by your references are acceptable.

  • Transfer students may be asked to submit this Mid-year Grade Report form to the Admissions Office in order to better assess your academic record.

If you have military experience:

  • Include a copy of your DD-214 (when available) and military education transcripts.

Optional Information

  • Resume
    Though not required, we appreciate your employment and community activities summarized in a resume format to include employment, accomplishments, community activities, academic awards, honors, hobbies and other information. 

  • Admissions Essay
    While an essay is not required for admission, it may help us to assess your qualifications. You may include an essay when you submit your application package.

Flight students 

Students who plan to take flight courses should visit the Flight Department’s Pre-Flight checklist page to prepare for these courses before arrival.