Strayer University: Narrative Description

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1025 15th St., NW
Washington, DC 20005-2603
Tel: (202)408-2400; 888-4-STRAYER
Admissions: (202)419-4190
Fax: (202)289-1831
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Proprietary, comprehensive, coed. Part of Strayer Education, Inc. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1892. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 20,138. Faculty: 881 (144 full-time, 737 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 5% from out-of-district, 78% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: essay, 1 recommendation, interview. Required for some: 1 recommendation. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $70. Tuition: $10,368 full-time, $270 per quarter hour part-time. Full-time tuition varies according to course load and degree level. Part-time tuition varies according to course load and degree level.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: 13 open to all. Most popular organizations: honor society, International Club, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Business Administration Club, Human Resource Management Club. Major annual event: International Day. Campus security: patrols by trained personnel during operating hours. College housing not available. Wilkes Library plus 20 others with 34,000 books, 600 serials, 1,687 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,500 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See American University.

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