Strayer University Online

by TBS Staff

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Strayer's Business College was founded in 1892. It gained university status in 1998. Today, Strayer University operates as a private institution owned by the holding company Strategic Education, Inc., specializing in degree programs for working professionals.

Approximately 45,000 students enroll in certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs both online and at more than 70 campuses across the United States. Strayer University students may pursue their degrees entirely online, in an asynchronous format, or with supplemental classroom courses, typically scheduled in the evening or on weekends. From enrollment to graduation, every student receives personalized support from admissions officers, student services coaches, and faculty.

Strayer University Accreditation, Tuition, and Admission Info

Accreditation and Approvals

Strayer University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All 13 of Strayer University's business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. Other programs hold accreditation or recognition from agencies including the Society for Human Resource Management, the NSA's Committee on National Security Systems, and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.



Strayer University offers an open admissions policy with only a few simple requirements for incoming students. Each prospective undergraduate student must provide documentation of high school graduation or its equivalent and a copy of a current, valid government-issued photo ID.

A prospective graduate student must provide proof of completion of an accredited bachelor's degree with a cumulative 2.5 GPA, official transcripts from all previous institutions, and a copy of a current, valid, government-issued photo ID.

Strayer University charges no application fee. Admissions officers are available via phone and live chat to help degree seekers complete the application process, examine financial aid opportunities, and answer other questions.

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