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Stratford University

  • Falls Church, VA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 604
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 29%
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
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    sat reading
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    act composite

Overview

Stratford University

Through high quality academic programming, student-centered instruction, and personalized student attention, Stratford University is transforming the lives of students -- one student at a time. The university provides associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs in high demand fields like business, culinary arts, health sciences, hospitality, information technology, and nursing.

Its degree programs, created in response to industries' workforce needs, center on project-based learning and critical thinking. They are designed with maximum flexibility, so that students can earn their degrees according to their own schedule preferences.

Key advantages include accelerated degree programs that can be completed in 30 months; on campus, online, and through hybrid class formats. Stratford offers flexible class schedules, small class sizes, and new technologies that enhance academic achievement.

Excellent Career Success

Stratford University is well-respected for cultivating highly skilled professionals. It also provides career services -- such as career development and on campus career fairs -- that help students plan their careers and obtain jobs.

As a result, the university maintains high job placement rates. For example, between 2011 and 2012, 89% of graduates of the B.S. in Business Administration degree program were employed in their fields or related fields. Many alumni obtain positions at top corporations like Capital One Bank, Frito-Lay, Liberty Mutual, and Verizon Wireless.

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing provides undergraduate nursing programs that focus on innovation, patient advocacy, nursing science and theory, and emerging medical technology.

The B.S.N. degree program includes core (99 credits), elective (27 credits), and arts and sciences (54 credits) courses. The R.N. to B.S.N. degree program (offered only online) consists of 72 transfer credits related to the R.N. license. It also has 9 credits of medical courses, 45 credits of core courses, and 54 credits of arts and sciences courses.

School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences has Bachelor of Science degree programs in health care administration/management and health information management. Both programs consist of 126 credits of core courses and 54 credits of arts and sciences courses.

The B.S. in Health Care Administration/Management degree program, which can be completed online, trains students to effectively manage complex developments that affect health care delivery. The B.S. in Health Information Management degree program trains students to collect, maintain, and analyze data crucial to delivering high quality health care.

School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management

The School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management offers Bachelors of Arts degree programs that prepare students for exciting careers in the hospitality industry.

The B.A. in Hospitality Management degree program provides specialized training in culinary arts, customer service, food service, hospitality administration and management, and industry technology. The degree program can be completed on campus or online. The B.A. in Culinary Management degree program helps students acquire the cuisine management skills to become Chefs De Cuisine or managers of restaurants and other businesses in the culinary industry.

School of Computer Information Systems

The School of Computer Information Systems provides a supportive learning environment that cultivates innovation, creativity, and critical thinking.

The school's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program consists of core, elective, and arts and science courses, as well as courses in network engineering, information systems, software engineering, and digital design and multi-media.

School of Business

The School of Business at Stratford University helps students acquire the competencies and experience required to make critical decisions in today's global business environment. It offers both B.S. in Business Administration and B.S. in Accounting degree programs that can be completed online.

The B.S. in Business Administration degree program consists of core, concentration, elective, and art and sciences courses. Concentrations include finance, human resources, informatics, management, and marketing. The B.S. in Accounting degree program includes core, elective, and arts and sciences courses.

Dedicated Faculty Members

Dedicated and talented faculty members form the foundation of Stratford University's outstanding degree programs. As teachers and mentors who are employed in their fields, they bring real-world experience and scholarship to their classrooms.

Dr. Elena Popel, who teaches in the School of Computer and Information Systems, has 15 years of academic and industrial experience. She has conducted research on software and hardware developments for Magnetic Resonance Elastography applications that diagnose soft tissue cancer. Eleanor Cook in the School of Business has owned a business and worked for major corporations like IBM.

Student Life at Stratford

Stratford's welcoming and supportive community includes students from more than 30 countries. To accommodate this diverse student population, faculty members use teaching methods that fit students' individual learning styles, and campus level deans and directors provide open door policies for students.

The university also provides a wide-range of support services, including the Military Student Office and Designated International Student Office. In addition, it hosts cultural awareness and culturally-oriented events that allow students to broaden their horizons, enhance learning, and network with peers.

Financial Aid at Stratford University

Costs to attend Stratford University include tuition and applicable fees such as activity, graduation, and lab fees. Undergraduate students may qualify for federal grant, loans, and work study programs and university scholarships. Other sources of funding include loans and scholarships from private sources, employer tuition remission programs, and private scholarships.

As a recognized military-friendly school, the university participates in financial aid programs for service members, veterans, and their families.

Stratford Campuses

Stratford University has convenient locations in Virginia, Maryland, and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, as well as an online campus and campuses in New Deli, India. The university's administrative offices are located in Fairfax, Virginia, in the southern region of the United States.


Location & Contact

7777 Leesburg Pike Suite 100 South
Falls Church, VA 22043
USA

Gina Rice-Holland

Director of Admissions

Phone: 800-444-0804
Email: grice-holland@stratford.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Nursing Practice
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Culinary Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied218
    • Accepted64
    • Acceptance Rate29%
    • Enrolled604
    • Female Applicants131
    • Females Accepted54
    • Female Acceptance Rate41%
    • Male Applicants87
    • Males Accepted10
    • Male Acceptance Rate11%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      proof of high school graduation or equivalent is required for all students; personal statement, transcript, and letters of recommendation are only required for the Nursing program
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students604
    • Male Student Percentage45%
    • Female Student Percentage55%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.77%
    • Black or African American42.05%
    • White or Caucasian21.52%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian4.3%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.66%
    • Two or more races5.46%
    • Unknown11.09%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students52% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty110
    • Full-time Percentage17%
    • Part-time Percentage83%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio88:1 or 886 students to 110 faculty


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