Strayer University Overview

  • www.strayer.edu
  • Herndon, VA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1892
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $25 to $100 million (USD)

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Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has been in operation since 1892. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, economics, information systems, information ...
Mission: Through exceptional service and a personal commitment to student success, we help all students obtain a valuable education and change their lives, starting the day they enroll.

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My company offers 100% paid tuition for Masters programs at either Capella or Strayer university. I would get my MS in Human Resources. When recruiting, do you value degrees from these online schools as much as you would for other colleges? I don’t want to waste my time if so.

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Strayer University Reviews

3.1
46%
Recommend to a Friend
48%
Approve of CEO
Karl McDonnell
Karl McDonnell
147 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Love Strayer"

Jul 31, 2022 - Financial Aid Assistant in Chantilly, VA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Awesome people and good work life balance

Cons

Work could be very dry at times
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Diversity & Inclusion at Strayer University

3.5
(108 Reviews)

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Strayer University Interviews

Experience
Positive57%
Negative16%
Neutral27%
Getting an Interview
Applied online63%
Employee Referral13%
Recruiter12%
Difficulty
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  1. Admissions Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
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    Negative Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Strayer University (Charlotte, NC) in Jul 2022

    Interview

    Worst interview I've ever been in, the interviewer did not know what he was doing or prepared at all. Obviously reading from a script and when I would answer his questions he would literally repeat my entire answer back as he typed it in. It seemed like he was not listening and was patronizing me when he was listening. After 30 minutes of patronizing and being completely inept, I felt like my time was being wasted and I promptly ended the interview. I have never ended an interview in the middle of an interview until now. It was an embarrassment for me and Strayer should feel embarrassed about the incompetency of their employees.
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Strayer University Awards & Accolades

  • Top WorkplacesThe Washington Post2017
  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the SouthwestLatinos For Hire2012

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What is paid time off like at Strayer University?

...Free masters, great healthcare, being able to enroll students & family, access to discounted education for family & friends, they provide technology needed to wfh, a lot of benefits, good team, flexible time off, a month of PTO, it is hourly but you’re paid overtime, understanding environment, they send you to fish first so you can learn the ropes but are willing to help you if needed....

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People Also Ask about Strayer University

Employees rate Strayer University 3.1 out of 5 stars based on 622 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Strayer University, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Strayer University and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 46% of employees would recommend working at Strayer University to a friend. This is based on 589 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

58% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Strayer University as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Strayer University.

34% of employees think that Strayer University has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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