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Updated Nov 11, 2022

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Found 600 of over 632 reviews
3.0
44% Recommend to a Friend
Strayer University Chief Executive Officer Karl McDonnell
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Found 600 of over 632 reviews

3.0
44%
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47%
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Strayer University Chief Executive Officer Karl McDonnell
Karl McDonnell
152 Ratings

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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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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Fantastic Culture

    Sep 17, 2022 - Admissions Representative in Dallas, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great place to work/ lots of great support

    Cons

    There are no cons if you love working with people and helping them change their lives through education

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Long hours with little notice

    Nov 11, 2022 - Financial Aid Officer in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good co workers & commute. Provided lunch sometimes.

    Cons

    Had to work late hours with late notice for open houses and enrollments.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Overall review

    Oct 12, 2022 - Financial Services Professional 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work itself is good to be preoccupied

    Cons

    Low salary; politics and nepotism favors over actual deserving candidates when it comes to promotion

    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Nice but Nasty

    Oct 11, 2022 - Campus Coordinator in Lithonia, GA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Comfortable environment very laid back at times

    Cons

    Weird if your bad they promote you to get you out and on to another campus

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Not the best

    Oct 27, 2022 - Admissions Records Specialist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    teamwork good people holiday parties

    Cons

    burnout mandatory overtime varying hours - 12-9 pm things changed everyday

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  7. 1.0
    Current Employee

    Terrible pay and overworked

    Oct 26, 2022 - Admissions Officer in Washington, DC
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    Pros

    Benefits, TA, that’s about it.

    Cons

    Workload and the amount the expect from you

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Ok for first out of college

    Aug 24, 2022 - Academic Advisor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    I enjoyed my Coworkers and office team.

    Cons

    I did not enjoy the lack of work life balance.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    admissions

    Aug 22, 2022 - Admission 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    You can help people accomplish their goals

    Cons

    Was only able to sell a few programs

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  10. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Extremely Low Pay With Increasing Job Expectations

    Aug 30, 2022 - Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great coworkers and lead instructor. Flexibility if you work on a good team. Work from home or wherever else there is Wi-Fi.

    Cons

    Extremely low pay and increasing faculty expectations You are an instructor, but you're paid like you're are a tutor. Rules are constantly changing. A lot of students need remedial education before they can complete assignments. Upper management is a joke-A bunch of clueless folks making out of touch decisions.

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  11. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Teaching Assistant

    Aug 18, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
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    Pros

    Flexibility and opportunities for new hires.

    Cons

    Limited benefits and options for Teaching Assistants

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Strayer University has an overall rating of 3.0 out of 5, based on over 632 reviews left anonymously by employees. 44% of employees would recommend working at Strayer University to a friend and 37% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -9% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Strayer University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Strayer University. This rating has decreased by -12% over the last 12 months.

44% of Strayer University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Strayer University 2.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.1 for culture and values and 2.7 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Strayer University to be workplace, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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