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Strayer University

Tagline Nos Opportunus Vestri Vita
(We fit your life)
Established 1892
Type Private, 4-year, for-profit
President Joel O. Nwagbaraocha, Ed. D.
Location Annandale, Virginia, USA
Campus 47 campuses in USA
Website http://www.strayer.edu/

Strayer University, formerly Strayer College of Washington, D. C., is a private, for-profit educational institution. The Strayer University campuses are owned by Strayer Education, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, VA. Strayer Education, Inc., is a publicly traded corporation. A tagline is a variant of a branding slogan typically used in marketing materials and advertising. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Flag of the City of Annandale Annandale is an unincorporated place in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... ... For-Profit Schools are educational institutions that are run by private, profit-seeking companies or organizations. ... Students in Rome, Italy. ... Strayer Education, Inc. ... Arlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia (which calls itself a commonwealth), directly across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. By an act of Congress July 9, 1846, the area south of the Potomac was returned to Virginia effective in 1847 As of 2000...


Serving more than 31,000 students with its 47 campuses, Strayer University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Unlike traditional colleges and universities, Strayer University is a proprietary, for-profit institution which serves its students both on campus and online. It is a non-residential institution; none of its campuses have dormitories or other housing and students commute from off-campus. The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Regional accreditation is a term used in the United States to refer to the process by which one of six accrediting bodies, each serving an area of the country, accredits schools, colleges, and universities. ... The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a voluntary, peer based, non-profit association dedicated to the educational excellence and improvement through peer evaluation and accreditation. ... College (Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Online means being connected to the Internet or another similar electronic network, like a bulletin board system. ... A typical American college dorm room Another typical not-so-clean college dorm room Watterson Towers, Illinois State University Potomac Hall, second-largest dormitory at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. ...


History

Dr. S. Irving Strayer originally founded a small Maryland college in 1892, Strayer's Business College of Baltimore City. In 1969, the school was renamed Strayer College when it received licensure to grant the Bachelor of Science degree. Authorization to grant the Master of Science degree followed in 1987. In 1996, Strayer Education, Inc., was established to take Strayer College public and raised capital for expansion. This expansion included the creation of Strayer University Online, an online college, in Newington, Virginia. In 1998, Strayer College was granted university status by the District of Columbia Education Licensure Commission and became Strayer University. Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Also: 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


Over 115 years, the schools expanded to 45 campuses in the District of Columbia and 11 states, including Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.


According to MSNBC, Strayer and DeVry Institute produced the most students with degrees in computer science of any college in America in 2001.[1] DeVry University is a system of technical and business schools in the United States and Canada. ...


External links

  • Strayer University home page
  • Accreditation

References

  1. ^ Who are the new computer whizzes?. Retrieved on 2007-03-19.

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Strayer University successfully opened its two campuses in the Philadelphia area for the fall 2003 term, completing its goal of opening five new campuses in 2003.
Strayer University is a proprietary institution of higher learning that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, and information technology to more than 20,000 working adult students at 25 campuses in Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington, D.C. and worldwide via the Internet through Strayer University Online.
Strayer University is committed to providing an education that prepares working adult students for advancement in their careers and professional lives.
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Strayer University was founded in 1892 to help meet the demand for an educated workforce in a changing economy.
Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and licensed to operate in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.
Strayer University has approximately 20 campus locations to choose from; classes are offered in the evenings, on weekends and during the day so employees can choose the time and place that works best for them.
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