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Stratford University Overview

Stratford University is a private for-profit institution located in Fairfax, Virginia. Fairfax is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Stratford University Known For?

564 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students at Stratford University may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 6 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Stratford University.
  • The average Stratford University student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Stratford University?

Location of Stratford University

Contact details for Stratford University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3201 Jermantown Road, Suite 500, Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-539-6890

How Do I Get Into Stratford University?

You can apply to Stratford University online at:

Since Stratford University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Stratford University?

27% Take Out Loans
19.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Stratford University, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $6,997 a year. That adds up to $27,988 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stratford University is 19.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Stratford University Undergraduate Student Diversity

463 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,817 undergraduate students at Stratford University, with 463 being full-time and 1,354 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Stratford University

There are also 279 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 463 full-time undergraduates at Stratford University, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Stratford University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Stratford University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Stratford University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 213
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 103
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 54

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Stratford University. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 51 countries are represented at Stratford University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Nigeria, and Pakistan.

Online Learning at Stratford University

202 Took All Classes Online
238 Took At Least One Class Online
-8.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Stratford University. In 2017-2018, 238 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stratford University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 27th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Stratford University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Stratford University was -8.2%. This is the #2,556 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Stratford University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stratford University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 25%
Information Technology 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stratford University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Stratford University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Engineering #34
International Business #54
Health Sciences & Services #64
Computer Systems Networking #66
Information Science #68
Hospitality Management #68
Entrepreneurial Studies #112
Engineering #134
Information Technology #152
General Business/Commerce #219
Computer Information Systems #224
Accounting #350
Health & Medical Administrative Services #416
Criminal Justice & Corrections #481
Computer & Information Sciences #494

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Stratford University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Culinary Arts 167 1 0 0 0 168
Health & Medical Administrative Services 33 0 72 0 17 122
Business Administration & Management 0 0 41 4 43 88
Hospitality Management 8 0 75 0 0 83
Nursing 0 0 79 0 0 79
Information Technology 8 0 0 0 26 34
Computer Information Systems 0 0 28 4 0 32
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 30 0 0 0 0 30
Information Science 0 0 0 0 22 22
International Business 0 0 0 0 15 15
General Business/Commerce 10 0 0 0 0 10
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 10 0 0 10
Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 9 9
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0 0 7 7
Accounting 0 0 2 0 3 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0 2 2
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 256 1 307 8 144 716


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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