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About Stratford University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

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Stratfor University has a long history of how it came to be what we know it as, today. Founded in the year 1976 and is headquartered at Fairfax, Virginia. The university was formally known as the American Transportation Institute. It later came to be known as Stratford College in the year 1998 and then finally it got its current name when it started offering Master’s degree programs. The university has 7 campuses in the United States of America and offers various on-campus as well as online courses and programs.

  • Stratford University is a private for-profit university
  • The university is nationally accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Along with being nationally accredited, some programs of the university are programmatically accredited.

  • There are around 2,925 students enrolled in various programs in the university which includes 1,013 full-time and 1,912 part-time students. 

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 4:1.

  • With an open admissions policy, which ensures that the selection is not extremely competitive, the university accepts 100% of its applicants.

The university offers various services and facilities for both the on campus as well as online students to aid the students in various ways, such as student support and financial services, career services, and many more.

Online Education at Stratford University

The programs offered online are flexible that provides students with the chance to work and learn at their own pace.

  • Complete flexibility, experienced faculty, and career-focused programs are the factors that make the university online programs distinct from other universities.

  • The university offers a wide spectrum of the Associate, Bachelor, and Masters Degree.


The various reviews provided by the students prove that the university is quite supportive towards the students and provides quality education. Few reviews given by the students are listed below.

  • Student support is always available.

  • The online education is easily accessible and the curriculum is industry oriented.

  • The online programs are updated and the faculty is always ready to support the students.

Location & Contact


3201 Jermantown Road Suite 500


Email: N/A
Phone: 7035396890
Fax: 7035396960
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Stratford University Admission Process

Admission Process

In a Learning Resource Center, students should take the Oxford online test on a computer. Students abilities in listening, reading, sentence meaning and language use to measure all language skills are tested in this test. Candidates must register for the courses that match their language level abilities, based on their scores. Prior to the start of each term through the office of Student Accounts.

Admission representatives of Stratford assist the students with the following

  • Help the students in identifying and pursuing the right career path
  • Matching one of the programs offered by the university to the academic background and career aspirations of the students
  • Help the students in the process of application, acceptance, and enrollment
  • Through Student Accounts Department the university offers financial assistance programs or scholarships to the students

Enrollment Checklist

The list of documents to be submitted for enrollment is as follows

  • Application for Admission
  • GRE or GMAT scores (if required)
  • Proof of financial support
  • Copy of passport
  • Application fee (USD $50)
  • Official Academic transcript

Doctoral degree program Requirements

  • The student must have earned the masters degree in a specific field of study
  • A 3.0-grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the master's degree in the student’s field of study
  • A TOEFL score of 550 or an equivalent score on an internationally recognized test to check the proficiency of the English language of the students if English is not the primary language

Additional Requirements for doctoral programs

  • Resume outlining a minimum of five years of significant professional work experience in the related field of study
  • An essay with a minimum of 750 words on the statement of purpose indicating the applicant's interest in pursuing the advanced degree and the relationship to their future goals
  • The students should submit a 750-word research and writing sample. The university provides a topic to each student

Graduate degree program Requirements

  • Stratford University requires students to have completed a four-year bachelors degree
  • The graduate degree program selected by the students should be relevant to the program selected in the bachelor's degree

Undergraduate degree program Requirements

  • Proof of High school graduation along with the official transcripts should be submitted to the university

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Finances are a source of intimidation for everyone, while applying for a college or a university.

In this section, we will be charting out the cost of attendance, tuitions, and other expenses for you, so that the process and planning becomes a little less daunting. The average cost of tuition at Stratford University is $14,985. We will be providing more such details in the"Programs and Tuition" section.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

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Culinary Arts and Related Services

295 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

90 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

70 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

64 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

47 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

32 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

27 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

22 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

4 Graduates


Student Body

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Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%


19% White

5% Unknown

56% Black

8% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$81,101 per year

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The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

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Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at SU invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. The number of female and male students at the university are 27% and 73%, respectively.

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$254 - 519

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

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Financial aid and assistance are available for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans and work-study. Students who are looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. Stratford University federal school code is 017053.

The various Institutional Aid programs available are Stratford Guarantee, Stratford extra Reward Program, Stratford First Scholarships and more. 

The Federal Aid consists of Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Federal Direct Loan, Federal PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-Study program.

The Military Aid consists of Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, and Yellow Ribbon Program.

The average financial aid that a student is looking at is $2,223.

To have a more in-depth knowledge on the financial aids, head over to the financial aid section.

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