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Scholarships & tuition discounts

Save on your degree with scholarships

At Strayer, we work hard to create affordable education built for real people in the real world. You’ll find plenty of ways to help make your tuition more affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and start building your future. Here’s a rundown of our scholarships and funds:


Graduation Fund

Bachelor’s and Master’s
Strayer can help you pay for your bachelor’s or master’s degree. For every three courses you successfully complete, you’ll earn one on us, tuition-free, to be redeemed at the end of your program. Eligible bachelor’s and master’s students are automatically enrolled in the Graduation Fund starting with the first course.

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Bachelor’s Transfer Tuition Cap

If you’re a transfer student or Strayer associate graduate, you may be able to finish your bachelor’s degree for $20,000. All you need to do is register for a Strayer bachelor’s program, maintain a GPA of 2.0 or greater and meet eligibility requirements. This offer cannot be combined with the laptop offer or Graduation Fund.

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Save up $4000

Alumni Scholarship

If you’re a Strayer University bachelor’s graduate ready to pursue a master’s degree, our Alumni Scholarship can save you $4,000. All you need to do is register for an eligible Strayer graduate program, maintain a GPA of 2.5 or greater and meet eligibility requirements. Combine this scholarship with the Strayer Graduation Fund to stack up even greater savings.

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Gift a friend $500 for tuition

Strayer referral scholarship

Know a Strayer student or graduate? Ask them about a referral scholarship. If you register for an eligible Strayer program, meet all the eligibility requirements and maintain good academic standing, a referral can save you $500 on tuition.

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Watch your savings stack up

We support your success academically and financially. That’s why some of our scholarships can be combined to help make your tuition even more affordable. Check the scholarship details to learn about these options.

More ways to save

We offer special programming to help make your academic dream a reality.

Law enforcement professionals

We offer a special tuition rate of $750 per undergraduate course to eligible employees of law enforcement agencies. 

Active-duty service members and veterans

Strayer participates in programs for active-duty service members and veterans like GoArmyEd, Navy College Program Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP), and Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC). We’re approved for veterans’ educational benefits and participate in the Yellow Ribbon program. Get the Details.

Corporate partnerships

More than 400 companies offer educational benefits to their employees through Strayer. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career. Get the Details.

National service participants

AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps and the National Health Services Corps all offer college money in exchange for a service commitment. For more information, visit their sites.


of Strayer alumni agree that their degree was a worthwhile investment.

Strayer Alumni Survey, 2020

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With all our scholarships and support, you can find the right balance to pay for your degree from Strayer.