Stratford University (Closed 2023)

2900 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22314

School Highlights

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

School Overview

Stratford University
(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
193 staff
129 staff
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Student Body

Total Enrollment
1,947 students
2,063 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
1,220 students
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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
101 students
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VA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,243 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
20 students
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%
20%
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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%
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% Unknown races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.73
0.67
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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%
0.39%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$41,300
$29,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

In-State Tuition Fees
$15,135
$3,748
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,135
$8,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
67%
85%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$33,374
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$10,883
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
100%
71%
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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 tuition is approximately $15,135 for In-State students and $15,135 for Out-State students.
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%.

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Did You Know?

For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,748 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,590 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.67, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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