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Strayer University - Virginia Overview

Strayer University - Virginia is a private for-profit institution located in Arlington, Virginia. Arlington is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Strayer University - Virginia Known For?

963 Undergraduate Awards
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Strayer University - Virginia.
  • In 2017-2018, 11% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Strayer University - Virginia makes roughly $45,900 a year. This is 12% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • It takes the average Strayer University - Virginia student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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Strayer University - Virginia Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Strayer University - Virginia has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#97 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#128 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Strayer University - Virginia.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value General Business/Commerce Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Value Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#86 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#102 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Strayer University - Virginia has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#50 Best Business Associate’s Degree Schools Business Degree Central
#81 Highest Paid Criminal Justice & Corrections Graduates College Factual
#83 Highest Paid Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Graduates College Factual
#196 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Strayer University - Virginia?

Location of Strayer University - Virginia

Contact details for Strayer University - Virginia are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2121 15Th Street N, Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-892-5100

Strayer University - Virginia has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Strayer University - Virginia?

25% Take Out Loans
10.4% 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 Strayer University - Virginia, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $7,917 a year. That adds up to $31,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Strayer University - Virginia is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Strayer University - Virginia Undergraduate Student Diversity

814 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,332 undergraduate students at Strayer University - Virginia, with 814 being full-time and 3,518 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Strayer University - Virginia

There are also 1,274 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 814 full-time undergraduates at Strayer University - Virginia, 55% are male and 45% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Strayer University - Virginia

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Strayer University - Virginia Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 31
Black or African American 308
Hispanic or Latino 98
White 270
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 80

Geographic Diversity

Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Strayer University - Virginia. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Strayer University - Virginia

3,999 Took All Classes Online
5,198 Took At Least One Class Online
3.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Strayer University - Virginia. In 2017-2018, 5,198 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 7th 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 Strayer University - Virginia

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Strayer University - Virginia was 3.5%. This is the #144 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Strayer University - Virginia regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 2%
Computer Information Systems 8%
Education 32%
Educational Administration 32%
General Business/Commerce 1%
Human Resource Management 7%
Public Administration 24%
Public Administration & Social Service 24%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Economics #21
Information Science #21
International Business #25
Public Administration #34
General Business/Commerce #41
Marketing #43
Computer Information Systems #44
Social Sciences #45
Information Technology #49
Educational Administration #51
Public Administration & Social Service #51
Human Resource Management #55
Computer & Information Sciences #58
Accounting #59
Criminal Justice & Corrections #64
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #65
Education #67
Health & Medical Administrative Services #68
Business Administration & Management #87
Health Professions #95
Business, Management & Marketing #95

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%.

Strayer University - Virginia 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
General Business/Commerce 164 0 404 0 0 568
Business Administration & Management 3 1 1 0 372 377
Computer Information Systems 0 0 148 0 0 148
Information Science 0 0 66 0 64 130
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 102 0 0 102
Accounting 6 0 38 0 36 80
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0 72 72
Information Technology 27 0 0 0 15 42
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 31 31
Public Administration 0 0 0 0 21 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0 0 15 15
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 1 0 1
Marketing 1 0 0 0 0 1
Nursing 0 0 1 0 0 1
Economics 0 0 1 0 0 1
International Business 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 201 1 761 1 626 1,590


*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.

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