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Affordable tuition is just the start

You’re seeking a degree to make more in the days to come. But what about saving today? We’re doing all we can to make your online college degree affordable, guiding you through the universe of available scholarships and grants, creating our own exclusive, money-saving Strayer programs, even letting you know of other ways to help you stay on budget, like transferring qualified credits.

All courses are subject to Strayer University policies, including a 10-year limitation on courses in accounting and computer-related areas. Terms of individual agreements may vary. Check your school’s agreement for details.

A future you can afford to pursue

Transfer Credit Scholarship


We believe finishing your bachelor's should be affordable. That's why students enrolling with 27 or more transfer credits will receive $250 off every course until they graduate. You could save up to $18,000—that's more than 36% off your total tuition*.


* Important information about the Strayer Transfer Credit Scholarship

  • The total discount available by combining the Transfer Credit Scholarship and the Graduation Fund will vary by student, and depends on how many transfer credits the student brings to the University.
  • Student, any immediate family member of the student, or household member of the student may not be currently employed by the University, the University’s parent company, or any other subsidiary of the parent company.
  • Student must transfer at least 27 quarter credits (or credits equivalent to 6 Strayer classes).
  • When needed, unofficial transcripts can be used to assist in determining eligibility, but official transcripts are required to award the scholarship.
  • The scholarship discounts will start in the term Strayer receives and evaluates the official transcripts.
  • Student must not take off more than two (2) consecutive quarters to retain the scholarships described above.


  • The Strayer Transfer Credits Scholarship may be combined with the Graduation Fund, but cannot be combined with any other Strayer scholarship/tuition discount.
  • Eligible programs include all Strayer University undergraduate programs. This scholarship does not include JWMI, Degrees@work, or Verizon Onsite.
  • Scholarship applies to course tuition only. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.
  • No refund or cash value on unused scholarship dollars.
  • For students whose tuition is billed to an employer or sponsor, the scholarship is applied first to tuition charges and then the sponsor is billed the net tuition amount (to the extent tuition benefits are available).
  • The recipient student must meet all Strayer University admissions requirements by program.
  • If the student is being readmitted to the University, that student must be in good academic and financial standing with the University ($0 past due balance at time of enrollment).


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The Graduation Fund — Only at Strayer

Build up tuition credits for your final undergraduate classes at Strayer with the Graduation Fund. You can save up to 25% on your tuition—that’s up to $14,500 on the cost of education. Enrollment is automatic, so you start earning tuition credits as soon as you complete your first class; students have earned credit for as many as 10 final year bachelor’s degree courses.

Master's Scholarship


Ready to take the next step in your education? We’re offering a $3,000 scholarship for new and returning students to get a jump start on earning a master’s degree. Find your area of interest, enroll in an eligible master’s program1, and connect with a Strayer Advising Officer to apply for the scholarship.


* Important information about the Strayer Master's Scholarship

Scholarship for the JWMI MBA program offered through the John F. Welch scholarship. Please contact your admissions officer for details.

Legacy Scholarship

Every current Strayer student and alumni can refer a family member to Strayer. The person who is being referred (not the person making the referral) will qualify for a $500 scholarship good for the spring 2019 academic term on all bachelor’s and master’s programs.

Plus, bachelor’s students:

  • Receive a fully loaded laptop to help you with your studies.
  • Earn Graduation Fund credits. For every three classes, you complete you will earn one class to use at the end of your degree program.

The Strayer laptop offer has important eligibility requirements and restrictions. Click here to learn more.

This offer is not available to: (a) continuing students; (b) employees of Strategic Education, Inc. And its subsidiaries, and family members residing in the same household of such employees; or (c) students enrolled through Strayer@Work or Degrees@Work. For all other students, laptop available only to Strayer University students who: (1) are a new or readmitted student in a Strayer University bachelor’s-level program; (2) have at least six courses to complete in their program; and (3) enroll for classes starting fall 2019 quarter or later. Students must complete three of their first four quarters of enrollment, or return the laptop to avoid a $350 charge. This offer is subject to change at any time. Only one laptop will be provided per student. In the event the laptop is damaged, lost, stolen, or incapacitated, Strayer will not provide a replacement. All returns subject to return policy. Complete details are available in the bachelor’s laptop agreement or the bachelor’s laptop Verizon and Verizon Wireless loaner agreement, as applicable. Students receiving tuition assistance from Verizon or Verizon Wireless may only borrow and use a laptop subject to the terms of the bachelor’s laptop Verizon and Verizon Wireless loaner agreement. Limitations for other corporate-sponsored programs may also apply. Please contact your home campus or Strayer online for more information.

See how you can save

Graduation Fund savings make a big difference over the long run. How big? We’ve shown how it lowers the cost of an undergraduate degree compared to other online universities. And that’s only the impact of one program. Your admissions officer and personal student services coach can outline more ways you can save on tuition, including transfer and exam credits that can save thousands. Of course, cost is only part of the story—getting a degree employer’s value is priceless.

Start your bachelor’s with a new laptop

Enroll in any bachelor’s program, and get a new laptop preloaded with Microsoft software*.

* Important information about the Strayer laptop offer

Personal student services coach

Our experts will help you find money-saving opportunities. Chat with us.

Law enforcement tuition assistance

Are you a police officer, sheriff, state trooper, ranger, or corrections officer? Get a tuition rate of $750 per undergraduate course. That's 48% cost savings.

Active duty military tuition reduction

Combined with individual service branch assistance can cover up to 100% of undergrad tuition.

Assistance for service workers

AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps and the National Helath Services Corps all offer college money in exchange for a service commitment.


U.S. Military Affiliation

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