Strayer University


Welcome to Strayer University.
Established in 1892, Strayer University offers working adult students a quality education that is affordable, convenient, and supportive. Our flexible academic programs in today’s most sought-after career fields make it possible for you to earn a competitive MBA or your master's, bachelor's, or associate's degree on your schedule, without interrupting your personal or professional life.

Become one of over 54,000 working adult students who attend classes at over 90 campuses or online. These students benefit from Strayer University’s dedicated team of admissions officers, academic advisors and support staff, who provide you with the guidance you need to reach your educational goals.

Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. To find out more, visit the Middle States Commission web site at (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000).

Strayer University’s School of Business is proud to be a candidate for ACBSP accreditation.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education that supports, celebrates, and rewards teaching excellence. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching. And further, ACBSP encourages faculty involvement within the contemporary business world to enhance the quality of classroom instruction and to contribute to student learning.


Strayer University can help you achieve your goals.
For more than 115 years, Strayer University has been dedicated to ensuring the quality of our instructors and curricula, while also providing the tools and support necessary for you to achieve your goals.

Accommodating Class Schedules. Students may choose to attend day or evening classes on campus or online. This flexibility, combined with our quarter system, means you can earn your degree faster than you might expect.

Qualified Faculty, Contemporary Curriculum. Strayer University’s dedicated professors bring relevant theoretical and practical knowledge to the classroom that you can put to use immediately on the job.

Student Support. Our faculty advisors will help you design the appropriate plan to achieve your objectives and career goals. In addition, our Business Office can provide information about financing options for eligible students.

Earn Credit for Experience. Through work/life learning such as industrial and managerial training programs, adult education, private study and work experience, you may have acquired valuable knowledge. Strayer University makes it easy to apply that knowledge to help you earn undergraduate credit for your experience through CLEP and DSST tests, challenge exams and experiential learning portfolios.

Career Development Assistance. Career information, job referrals, and resume assistance are available to students on an individual basis.


Education for the way you live and learn.
Strayer University offers three educational formats to make getting to class more convenient for busy, working adult students.

Participate in dynamic classes on campus. Students can learn in the traditional classroom setting at the times that fit their schedule. Day and evening classes are offered at over 90 campuses in twenty two states plus Washington, DC.

Online synchronous format. Synchronous classes meet online on the same day and time every week, utilizing live audio from the professor supported by a virtual blackboard. You can also use real-time text messaging to ask questions or interact with your professor and classmates.

Online asynchronous format. Online asynchronous classes allow you to attend class any time that fits your schedule by accessing recorded audio lectures, video presentations, and other instructional materials via the Internet. You'll also participate in online discussions via chat, which permit more interaction among classmates and the professor.


Investing in your future.
Strayer University can provide information regarding financing options for eligible students, as well as other sources of assistance such as Federal grants and loans, private loans, payment plans, and scholarships.

Federal Grants and Loans. Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify; typically, grants do not have to be repaid and Federal loans offer funds at a reduced interest rate or with deferred payment.

Active-Duty Military Scholarship. Under our scholarship program, active duty military students will be responsible for $0 per class for all undergraduate courses and $375 per class for all graduate courses.

Effective Winter Term 2015, if a service member on active duty has a change in military status, the military scholarship will continue to be offered until the student’s current degree program is completed and the degree has been earned. Eligible service members may continue to receive the military scholarship through completion of additional advanced degree programs, following completion of their current program. Service members must supply the LES at the time of registration for the scholarship to be posted initially; it will only need to be provided for the first applicable term of enrollment.
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Effective Winter Term 2015, spouses of military service members serving on active duty are eligible for the same scholarship as the military service member, regardless of whether or not the military service member is a student at Strayer University.

Spouses must supply the service member’s LES at the time of registration for the scholarship to be posted; it will only need to be provided for the first term of enrollment.

Veterans Educational Benefits. Most of the programs offered by Strayer University are approved for the enrollment of persons eligible to receive VA educational benefits through Chapter 33 of the Post 9/11 GI Bill and/or other benefit programs offered by the VA. Furthermore, our Yellow Ribbon Scholarship covers any expenses not included under the Post 9/11 GI Bill for eligible veterans. Our certifying officials can help you understand these benefits and assist you with submitting your application packages.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA). The MyCAA program provides up to $4,000 for military spouses who are interested in pursuing degrees, licenses, or professional credentials that lead to employment in high-growth, in-demand, and portable career fields.

The Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship. The Bailey Family Foundation, founded by Strayer University past President Ron K. Bailey, offers scholarship programs to students of any age with demonstrated scholastic achievement and financial need.

Employer Tuition Assistance. Many companies provide tuition benefits to their employees in the form of either direct payment to the school or reimbursing tuition expenses directly to the employee/student. Check with your HR department to learn about the benefits available to you.

Private Loans. Low cost, private loans are available to undergraduate and graduate students. These loans can also fill the financial gap not covered by Federal student aid programs.


The education you need to succeed.
At Strayer University, we offer the highest caliber of education with continuously updated curricula. This ensures that our students are well-prepared to excel in today’s dynamic workplace.

Below is a list of our academic programs.*

* Program availability varies by state and campus. All classes within a program may not be available at every campus location. A student may be required to take courses in an online format in order to complete a degree program. Transfer of Course/Degree Credit to Other Institutions: The student should be aware that these degree programs may not transfer. The transfer of course/degree credit is determined by the receiving institution.

Certified to operate in Virginia by SCHEV. Licensed by the Board of Regents in Louisiana. Provisionally accredited by the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation. Legally authorized to operate and grant degrees in Texas as an exempt institution under the rules of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. approved by the Wisconsin Educational Approval Board to offer programs in the state of Wisconsin. Is regulated by the Indiana Commission on Proprietary Education. Strayer University has authority to operate and grant degrees from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. In the state of Illinois, Strayer University offers opportunities for articulation with the following institution: MacCormac College.Ohio registration numbers: 08-09-1877B, 08-09-1878B, 08-09-1978B, 08-09-1880B, 10-05-1933B.


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