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About Strayer University

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Dr. S. Irving Strayer opened the doors of Strayer’s Business College in Baltimore, Md., in 1892 and is a private for-profit type institution He was joined in this endeavor by Thomas W. Donoho.

The institution quickly became popular and, in 1904, Dr. Strayer and Mr. Donoho opened a second location in Washington, D.C. With the passage of federal income tax laws in 1913 and the resulting growth in the accounting field, the Washington branch of Strayer’s Business College assumed a leading role in graduating qualified professionals.

Initially, the university was known as ‘Strayer's Business College’, and later changed to ‘Strayer College’. The university got its current name in the year 1998 after it was granted the university status. The is an online accredited university especially created for working professionals.

By 2011, the Jack Welch Management Institute became a part of Strayer University to offer executive education programs based on the leadership principles of Jack Welch, the former chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric.

It became an on-campus university in the year 1892 and since then it has expanded and now it has around 78 campuses around the United States. Strayer University Acceptance rate is 100% and has a GPA requirement is 2.75 on the scale of 4.

  • The main campus has over 6,247 students enrolled in the university which includes 1,791 full-time and 4,456 part-time students with the student-faculty ratio is 42:1.

  • Notable Alumni are Gen. Robert Magnus (retired Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps), Charles Mann(businessman and former NFL football player) and many more.

Online Education at Strayer University

The online programs were started for the convenience of the students in the university and was designed keeping in mind the schedule and time limitations for the working professionals. The university uses artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, such as deploying Irving as a virtual assistant for helping the students.

All synchronous and asynchronous classes are conducted online. During the scheduled class periods offered synchronously, each class member accesses the University’s learning management system and is online in a conversational mode with the instructor and other class members. In this mode, the students have presented lectures, case studies, discussion questions, and problems; they interact with the instructor and other class members.  

Students in synchronous classes must meet during the posted time in order to post attendance.

Students are able to contact their instructor outside the scheduled online sessions by telephone, or by scheduling personal meetings. A constant academic dialogue is maintained as students submit their assignments throughout the quarter and receive feedback from the instructor.

Students taking classes online must meet the same admission and financial aid requirements must observe the same policies and procedures and have the same access to student services and activities as those students taking classes in the traditional classroom environment.

  • The degrees and online programs offered by the university are flexible in nature, 24/7 accessible, and the programs are accredited. The university allows the convenience of transfer of credits.

  • The university offers 22 online programs across various majors like Accounting, Business Management, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Information Technology.

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Some of the reviews about the university are given below-

  • It is a great school. The faculty and staff are exceptional. Facilities always respond to any questions/concerns that are raised by students in a timely and professional manner.

  • The classes are great and the programs offered by the university are pretty good and industry-oriented. The online programs are good and the structure is flexible which is good for working professionals. The university is determined to help its students in every way possible, thus it provides various services and facilities to the students such as e-library, financial aid, and many more.

  • Strayer university is just ideal because it is able to help students reach their professional goals! The professors have real-world knowledge and experiences. They use effective teaching methods able to spark an interesting discussion online. Besides, the free success and tutoring coach helps students to follow their individualized plan in order to complete the degree successfully.

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2121 15th Street N
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Strayer University Admission Requirements 

Strayer University seeks students who have a desire for education in the fields of business, accounting, criminal justice, education, health care administration, human resource management, management, information systems and information technology, public administration or nursing. The university is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in the recruitment and admission of students, access to student financial assistance, and other student services and activities.

A student who wishes to take selected courses for personal and/or professional improvement may apply as a non-degree seeking student with an undeclared major at the undergraduate or graduate level. Every effort will be made to accommodate such students subject to prerequisites and enrollment limitations.

For Undergraduate Programs

  • Completion of an online application form and enrollment agreement.

  • Completion of high school or its equivalent.

  • Official transcripts.

  • Government-issued photo ID.

For Graduate Programs

  • Completion of an online application form and enrollment agreement.

  • Completion of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 2.5 GPA.

  • Official transcripts.

  • Government-issued photo ID.

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The next two things to keep in mind before applying to SUV are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $28,284. Also, this cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($13,515), books and supplies ($1,350), and budget for other expenses ($2,502). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.


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Business/Commerce, General

560 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

118 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

94 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

86 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

60 Graduates

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US National: 44%



US National: 56%


27% White

3% Unknown

52% Black

9% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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The university believes in offering quality training to all the students and doesn't appreciate instructive disparities. Students originating from various ethnic foundations like Latin, Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and a lot more are invited to the school. There are around 33% male and 67% female students enrolled at the university.

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$277 - 426

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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

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The university stands at the forefront when it comes to helping the students regarding the finances required to complete the courses offered. There are several types of financial aid offered to students such as grants, scholarships, and loans.

Other sources of financial assistance are often available. Some of these include Veterans benefits, Vocational Rehabilitation benefits, and employer sponsorships. A student should research all possible sources of financial aid.

The FAFSA form must be filled by the students to apply for various financial aids. Strayer University Federal school code is 001459. Contact the university for more information on Financial Aid provided. The Strayer University Financial Aid office number is 877-445-7180

  • The Federal Aids consists of grants like Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Pell Grant, and loans like Direct PLUS Loan, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

  • The Institutional Aids consists of grants like Law Enforcement Tuition Assistance Program and Scholarship like Legacy Scholarships.

  • Military aid like Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Veteran Vocational Rehabilitation, Yellow Ribbon Program and many more.

  • State aid includes grants like Pennsylvania State Grant Program and Florida Grants Program.

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