Strayer University

About Strayer University


Strayer University makes high-quality post-secondary education accessible to adult learners of diverse backgrounds and fosters their intellectual growth and professional success. 

About Strayer

Strayer has been committed to educating working adults for 120 years and is recognized as one of America’s most respected adult-focused universities with campuses in 24  states and Washington, D.C. Almost 50,000 students attend Strayer including more than 1,200 international students.

We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in accounting and finance, business administration, criminal justice, health services administration, human resource management and information systems and technology, among others.

Jack Welch is world-renowned for his lengthy and successful run as CEO of GE.  The Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer is based on his pioneering management techniques along with those of other respected leaders.


  • Strayer University traces its roots to April 1892, when Strayer’s Business College of Baltimore City was founded by Dr. S. Irving Strayer.
  • The College expanded to Washington, D.C. in 1904. The school was eventually renamed Strayer College and was licensed to grant bachelor of science degrees in 1970. In 1987, the College was authorized to award master’s degrees.
  • In 1996, Strayer College began to offer its first online courses. In 1998, Strayer College received approval to change its name from Strayer College to Strayer University.


Working at Strayer is doubly rewarding. Each one of us is incredibly passionate about succeeding at our mission and that passion is contagious. In tandem with this we make a point of integrating the kind of innovation that America’s leading companies utilize to foster creative thinking, ongoing enhancements, and undisputed excellence.

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As a Strayer employee, you become part of tradition—tradition that includes a significant and successful history, personal and professional growth opportunities, and the chance for a rewarding career that enhances lives and builds stronger communities. We also offer employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package.

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