Strayer University Reviews

3.54 out of 5 stars
(271 Reviews)
  • Nationwide
  • Annual Tuition: $13,380
48% of 271 students said this degree improved their career prospects
62% of 271 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

1.2 out of 5 stars
Robert Aziz - 9/14/2020
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2018
"Nice people to work with but I have found that the degree is not respected in the workplace, mostly because it is open admission. Better to start at a community college for free, then transfer to a traditional four-year college to finish. Do not recommend."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Jeff - 2/29/2020
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2020
"Strayer is barely a school. The professors don't help and you can't fight your grades. They pretty much don't care and just have everything graded on automation or hire others to grade it for them. I went 6 classes writing papers and get to class 7 and that professor tells me I have everything wrong with the way I write papers. I asked them how I wrote everything incorrectly, they didn't tell me, just that I needed to submit my paper to the virtual writing center. I do now before I submit it to the class for grading, and I still have problems. Then, I get to the next class after I finally get a decent grade on one paper, and the new professor tells me I'm writing it wrong again. So I go a year writing papers for this college consistently A's and B's, get one professor whom I am not consistent with, change my ways and plead for the professor to help because you know this is a college and I want to learn the correct way. Especially at the outrageous price that this school is charging. But yet that doesn't happen, because every professor is different and no one wants to tell me the correct way. So basically be prepared to teach yourself. It's been over a year and I can honestly tell you I have no idea how to write a paper the correct way. This is not a learning program."
4.4 out of 5 stars
Percival Viagoly Masaline - 1/22/2020
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2019
"The Master's of Public Accounting program at Strayer University is designed purposely with the sole intent of adequately preparing a candidate to successfully pass the CPA exams. The four major courses ( Business and Economic Environment, Auditing and Assurance, Regulations and Advance Financial Reporting) are the exact courses tested on the CPA exams and are taught proficiently by well-rounded, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. Furthermore, the institution provides the candidate with a complimentary CPA review package at the end of the program. Upon successful completion of the Public Accounting program, it's certain to meet the requirements of employers with competitive advantage in tax preparation, auditing, financial analysis and much more. In other words, the tools Strayer provides for the MPA program coupled with the candidate's skill set and tenacity makes that dream of becoming a CPA attainable; I have no regrets."
5.0 out of 5 stars
j - 12/20/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2019
"Overall it was a good experience. Some teachers are very liberal and I didn't enjoy there classes. Also in most classes if you are not agreeing with the other students they don't wanna have a discuss with you which makes the weekly discusses very hard if you don't agree with what they are saying."
1.1 out of 5 stars
Kelly - 12/17/2019
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2022
"I am scared to death after reading these reviews. I previously attended another online college and earned my degree. I never had a problem with financial aid. I went on the FAFSA site and did a correction to my 2019 FAFSA and added Strayer University to it. I didn't change anything else. My income was already on there so again, I changed nothing else. I waited about two days and recurved an email that my FAFSA was processed and it was sent to my chosen school. To me that means it was approved for X amount so I didn't think much of it until financial aid started text messaging me saying I was selected for verification for 2017. It is almost 2020 and I don't see what 2017 has to do with right now. Literally nothing has changed since 2016 as far as my income. All that happened was me switching schools. I emailed my 2017 tax return to financial aid and I get a text that says they need my transcript and I have to fax it. So I ordered the transcript and after that I decided to look at reviews and see if anybody else had this issue. So many of you have the same problem and now I am freaking out that they are going to keep dragging it out and put me in the hole thousands of dollars. I am not a bitter, disgruntled student with poor grades. I had a 3.8 for two years at my previous school. I am scared of being screwed over. I really feel that before u should be able to order books, get a laptop, or even start classes, that the financial aid situation should be handled. My previous college never put money on my bookstore account until after I signed my award letter. This review is only in regards to financial aid. I have not yet started yet, and may not even attend."
5.0 out of 5 stars
angela rains - 12/8/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2022
"Stayed has transform my life. I love my school! Classes are arranged around me and my time and I have passed my own expectations. Instructors are wonderful. My Dean is in touch and supportive I love Strayer. I feel it is a mistake not to go to school to better your life."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Rosangel Escobar - 12/6/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2021
"Strayer University online program is great, the classes are very interactive, the Professors are always there to help, and most important you feel like you are part of something big. If you are looking to get a degree in no time with great online classes that will help you to shape your future this is the rigth place to be."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Brittany - 12/4/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2020
"Strayer has a great community of professors and administrators who are happy and willing to assist in completing your degree. I have enjoyed the leaning environment and the interaction from the students. Many resources available to help with your studies."
4.7 out of 5 stars
Theresa Brabham - 12/2/2019
Degree: Information Systems
Graduation Year: 2015
"I had a great experience with Strayer for both my Bachelor and Masters Degree. I was so happy that I was able to transfers about 64 credits from when I went to school years before I started. When I started my youngest one was about 3. I was going at Night and One time I didn’t have a babysitter and had to bring my son. He colored and was so quiet you didn’t know he was there. The financial Aid office was always helpful and got the process done so fast. I Was able to take classes online and in person. They are flexible and family oriented,. I would Definitely recommend Strayer."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Jasmine Johnson - 11/26/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2019
"Strayer University truly gave me a fresh start. Strayer provided me with an opportunity unmatched in comparison to any other institution. The courses are awesome The professors are involved and concerned about your academic and personal achievements."