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Today, Strayer University has six distinct accreditations and certifications from respected organizations that attest to our academic quality. These organizations recognize universities that meet or exceed their standards for higher learning, based on their careful review.
You have an explicit contract with your professor, thanks to the Strayer University Faculty Charter. Signed onto by every faculty member, the Charter lays out our commitment to each and every student—not just to dispense information, but to truly inform, listen, innovate, and support. Our faculty brings real-world experience to your coursework, and understands that you’re often not only students, but breadwinners and caretakers and full-time employees—in the classroom because you’re seeking something more for you and your loved ones.
"We not only convey knowledge, we share the wisdom of our professional experience, empowering our students with practical knowledge and tools to support success in college and in their careers." - Strayer Faculty Charter
At Strayer University, our overarching mission is to help you obtain a valuable education that can change your life - starting the day you enroll. Four pillars serve as the foundation for every single one of Strayer University's programs and services.
A Strayer University education will give you the most important skills and methodologies you need to tackle the challenges of tomorrow in whatever your field or industry.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE: Your ability to apply the knowledge and skills of your discipline to real-world settings and to the benefit of your profession
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Your ability to effectively interpret, compose, and articulate ideas and information in a variety of formats and presentation methods
CRITICAL THINKING: Your ability to analyze, evaluate, and construct arguments based on their merits
ANALYTICAL REASONING: Your ability to identify, evaluate and solve problems using quantitative and qualitative information
INFORMATION LITERACY: Your ability to locate, critically evaluate, and effectively use information for the purposes intended (including decision-making and problem-solving)
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR: Your ability to evaluate complex issues and situations and make informed ethical choices
As a Strayer University student, you’ll have a personal Success Coach to guide you through your university experience and beyond. They’ll help you with everything from time management to choosing the right courses to dealing with stress. Your personal Success Coach is just one of many ways we show our overriding commitment to your success.