Stratford University

Tel: 7038218570
2,849 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights:
Stratford University serves 2,849 students (28.64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 46%.
Stratford University is one of 7 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 394% over five years.
College Stratford University Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Public
Total Faculty 188 staff
61 staff
Stratford University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,849 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 46:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,849 students 1,296 students
Stratford University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
Stratford University Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 816 students
810 students
Stratford University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,033 students
1,036 students
Stratford University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Stratford University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 439 students 798 students
# Graduate Students 377 students 23 students
Stratford University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
Stratford University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Stratford University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Stratford University Black (2006-2013)
% White
Stratford University White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Stratford University More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Stratford University Unknown (2006-2013)
Stratford University Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.63 0.53
Stratford University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,135 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,135 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,135 $5,694
Stratford University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,135 $10,252
Stratford University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 41%
Stratford University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 100% 80%
Source: 2005 (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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Did You Know?
Fairfax County, VA community colleges have a 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. of 0.6, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Fairfax County, VA is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.