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Strayer University

General Information about Strayer University

Since 1892, Strayer University has offered working adults the chance to expand on their education and move up the career ladder. Courses are flexible to work with busy schedules. Evening and weekend on-campus classes are offered to allow adults to fit school into their lives. With over 70 campuses located strategically in 16 U.S. states, many students find a campus nearby. There are currently 44,000+ students enrolled with Strayer.

Degree programs include associate, bachelor's and master's degree options in a variety of fields. There is a limitation as to availability of academic programs by campus and by state. Therefore, students may need to round out their education with online courses where necessary.

Strayer University has been approved to educate veterans, reservists and international students. The university works with the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) organization to educate active-duty military.

Academic Programs at Strayer University

  • Accounting
  • Contract Management and Acquisition
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • General Studies
  • Administration of Health Services
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration

Enrollment Process and Information

New students and transfer students alike are encouraged to apply to Strayer University. Credits may even be earned for life experience in certain fields of study. High school graduates are asked to submit their application form, proof of diploma (or equivalency) and a fee for application. Faculty advisers are assigned to walk prospective students through the process.

For graduate-level studies, certain credentials are required for admission, including the application, proof of undergraduate degree completion and official transcripts for all schools attended. GMAT and GRE scores of at least 450 and 1,000, respectively, are required. A GPA of at least 2.75 is necessary. Finally, an interview is conducted in person with a Campus Dean.

All students must submit proper proof of immunization. Vaccination requirements vary by campus location.

Financial Aid Information

Grants, loans and scholarships are available for qualified students. Federal programs, including the Pell, ACG, FSEOG and SMART grants are offered along with federal loans. Active-duty military personnel and veterans are eligible for many government and Strayer University financial programs and scholarships. State grants are available in certain locations.

Scholarships, such as the Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship, are available to high school seniors (or students demonstrating financial need and sufficient grade point averages). Numerous website links are found on the Strayer University site for additional financial aid information.

Career Placement Services

Strayer University assists its students with job seeking after graduation. Resume writing, networking lessons and interview skills are all taught by the Career Development Center. Career fairs and local employer job listings help get students ready for the next step.

School Contact Information

  • Address: 1133 15th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005
  • Phone Number: (202) 419-0400

Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Commission, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, is located at 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267.284.5000.

Strayer University offers the following degree programs:

  1. Associate in Arts
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
  3. Bachelor of Science
  4. Diploma
  5. Master of Business Administration
  6. Master of Education
  7. Master of Health Services Administration
  8. Master of Public Administration
  9. Master of Science