• Strayer University


    Why Strayer?

    Strayer University recognizes how important it is for adult students to balance the many responsibilities of their busy lives. We strive to make earning your degree as convenient as possible, while providing an affordable, quality education in a supportive environment.

    At Strayer University, we've been helping working adults continue their education to advance their careers since 1892. Our programs make it possible for you to manage all of the different facets of your life while you achieve your educational goals.

    Strayer University is a place where you’ll feel comfortable because you will be with classmates who share your real-world perspective and enrich your studies with their professional and life experiences. The average age of a Strayer University student is 34, and virtually all of them are working full time while continuing their education. When you enroll at Strayer University, you’ll join more than 60,000 students from across the United States and around the world who attend classes at one of 92 convenient campus locations or take classes online.



    Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. To find out more, visit the Middle States Commission web site at www.msche.org.

    Strayer University is appropriately approved and licensed according to the standards of each state in which we have campus locations. The University is licensed by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission, the Florida Department of Education, the South Carolina Commission of Higher Education, the Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education, and the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. The University is authorized to operate in Delaware by the Delaware Department of Education, in Georgia by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission, in Tennessee by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, and in West Virginia by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. The University is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the North Carolina Board of Governors, and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Strayer University is licensed to do business in Alabama by the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education and its courses have been approved by the Alabama Commission on Higher Education. Strayer University is exempt from registration with the Division of Consumer Protection of the Utah Department of Commerce because of its regionally accredited status. Strayer University is approved by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Certificate of registration numbers: 08-09-1877B, 08-09-1878B, 08-09-1978B and 08-09-1880B. Certificate of Authorization received from the Ohio Board of Regents.

    Those programs offered by Strayer University in Arkansas have been certified by the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board certification does not constitute an endorsement of any institution or program. Such certification merely indicates that certain criteria have been met as required under the rules and regulations implementing institutional and program certification as defined in Arkansas Code §6-61-301.

    Strayer University is currently licensed by the Board of Regents of the State of Louisiana. Licenses are renewed by the State Board of Regents every two years. Licensed institutions have met minimal operational standards set forth by the state, but licensure does not constitute accreditation, guarantee the transferability of credit, nor signify that programs are certifiable by any professional agency or organization.

    Strayer University is legally authorized to operate and grant degrees in Texas as an exempt institution under the rules of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


  • Areas of Study at Strayer University
  • Arts and Design at Strayer University

    Arts and Design

    Arts and Design programs are designed with your career success in mind. Find out how a Arts and Design degree can improve your skills in fashion, culinary arts, media arts, or design. Get started today!

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  • Business and Administration at Strayer University

    Business and Administration

    The School of Business provides students with the refined management competencies needed to formulate competitive strategies and effectively operate in a dynamic global economy. Programs in the school support Strayer University’s commitment to serving students seeking a business-oriented education and making high-quality postsecondary education accessible to working adults. The goal of the School of Business is to enable students to effectively manage organizations in dynamic operating environments by developing critical management, communication, and decision-making abilities. These abilities will foster learning and management development throughout a student’s career. Strayer University’s business-related programs prepare students to excel in managerial and leadership positions.

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  • Computers and Technology at Strayer University

    Computers and Technology

    In the past decade or so, the world has experienced the invention of the artificial heart, the iPad, Google, social networking, cloud computing, and the Wii. At the School of Information Systems at Strayer University, we keep pace with technological change, and are constantly innovating our academic programs to stay relevant and cutting-edge.

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  • Criminal Justice and Legal at Strayer University

    Criminal Justice and Legal

    In the School of Arts and Sciences, we live by a mission statement that embraces and builds upon the philosophy of Strayer University: to empower adult learners through a broad emphasis on critical thinking and general education. This mission provides the foundation for every course we offer.

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  • Education at Strayer University


    The face of education is changing. Technology provides new means of connection and more engaging, interactive learning. Learners are now more active than passive, and take more responsibility for their education. If you’re considering enrolling in the School of Education at Strayer University, you’re doing just that.

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  • Public Administration at Strayer University

    Public Administration

    In the School of Arts and Sciences, we live by a mission statement that embraces and builds upon the philosophy of Strayer University: to empower adult learners through a broad emphasis on critical thinking and general education. This mission provides the foundation for every course we offer.

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