School Highlights

Stratford University serves 1,947 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,947 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,135
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 81%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Stratford University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 193 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Stratford University
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
193 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Stratford University has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Stratford University diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,947 students
2,086 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
649 students
843 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,298 students
1,243 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Stratford University.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
201 students
232 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
480 students
802 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
169 students
169 students
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VA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,202 students
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
96 students
20 students
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VA All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
476 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
5%
7%
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% Hispanic
5%
12%
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% Black
46%
21%
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% White
19%
52%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
11%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Stratford University and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Stratford University.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.75
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
38%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.19%
0.19%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$41,300
$29,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Stratford University and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of VA by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,135 is less than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,135
$15,561
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Stratford University and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
67%
85%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Stratford University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$33,374
$11,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Stratford University and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$10,883
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Stratford University and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
71%
This chart display the percent admitted of Stratford University and the community college average percent admitted of VA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • IT'S ABOUT YOU
  • 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.
  • THE RIGHT FIT
  • 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.
  • SUPPORT ALONG THE WAY
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Stratford University cost?

Stratford University's private state tuition is approximately $15,135.

What schools are Stratford University often compared to?

Stratford Universityis often viewed alongside schools like Northern Virginia Community College by visitors of our site.

What is the acceptance rate of Stratford University?

The acceptance rate of Stratford University is 100%, which is higher than the state average of 71%.

What is Stratford University's ranking?

Stratford University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Virginia for: Diversity in US community colleges and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,947 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,135
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 81%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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