Stratford University

Tel: 7038218570
2,849 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights
Stratford University serves 2,849 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Stratford University is one of 6 community colleges within Fairfax County, VA.
The nearest community college is Sanford-Brown College-Tysons Corner (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 188 teachers has grown by 526% over five years.
College Stratford University (VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 188 staff
38 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,849 has grown by 48% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,849 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
# Full-Time Students 816 students
582 students
# Part-Time Students 2,033 students
847 students
# Undergraduate Students 439 students 582 students
# Graduate Students 377 students 44 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.66 0.61

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $15,135 is more than the state average of $15,027. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $15,135 $15,027
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 41%
Percent Admitted 100%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Stratford University’s unique student-focused approach to education and learning offers you the shortest path from where you are to a career you will love. We will inspire you to embark on a journey of personal success and nurture you to be more than you thought you could be. You will be empowered to discover and embrace your potential. Stratford University infuses critical thinking and practical experience into our curriculum to prepare you for a rewarding career and learning that extends far beyond the classroom.
  • Stratford’s flexible, convenient and affordable master’s, bachelor’s and associate degree programs in high-demand fields accommodate your busy schedule and allow you to earn your degree at an accelerated pace. Five ten-week terms per year mean that you can start sooner and finish faster than at a traditional university. And our eTextbooks are included in tuition giving you one less thing to worry about.Our career-focused programs are designed to optimize your abilities for achieving long-term success, whether you are starting your career, advancing your career or looking to make a career change.
  • Tutoring and Advising
  • Academic tutoring and advising are available for all students to help you stay on your path to success.
  • Financial Assistance
  • Helping you make the necessary arrangements to turn your dreams into reality, our Student Accounts Office will help you determine your eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Career Services
  • With a degree from Stratford University, you are perfectly positioned to land your dream job. In fact, the majority of our alumni are employed in their field or a related field. Resume writing and interview coaching are available.
  • Military Student Office
  • Stratford University offers a military-friendly environment that focuses on helping active-duty service members and veterans make the most of their experience to get where they want to go. Our dedicated Military Student Office will help you every step of the way to maximize your benefits.
  • International Student Office
  • Stratford University’s International Student Office will help you before, during and after you complete your program by assisting with visa applications, pre-departure travel advice, issuing eligibility and employment authorizations and helping you transfer from other institutions.

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