Stratford University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,985

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,042

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

19.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

2,282

27.7% Full-Time

About

Stratford University is a higher education institution located in Fairfax County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Stratford University were Restaurant & Food Services Management (76 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (47 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (35 degrees).

In 2017, 1,256 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stratford University. 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (458 degrees), 1.22 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (374 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stratford University is $14,985, which is $-5,748 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stratford University is $14,985, which is $-5,748 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,042.

In 2017, 81% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,985

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Stratford University was $14,985. The cost of tuition at Stratford University is $-5,748 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$21,042

2017 Value

15.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Stratford University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,042. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Stratford University grew by 15.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,797

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stratford University was of $6,797 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies remained the same by NaNk% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Stratford University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 15.7% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

19.4%

2016 Default Rate

333

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Stratford University was 19.4%, which represents 333 out of the 1718 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Stratford University has a total enrollment of 2,282 students. The full-time enrollment at Stratford University is 632 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,650. This means that 27.7% of students enrolled at Stratford University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stratford University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% Black or African American, 18% White, 7.41% Hispanic or Latino, 7.23% Asian, 3.37% Two or More Races, 1.58% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.482% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stratford University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (24.2%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.3%) and White Male (15.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Male (17.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.1%) and Black or African American Male (15.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stratford University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,282 students. The full-time enrollment at Stratford University is 632 and the part-time enrollment is 1,650. This means that 27.7% of students enrolled at Stratford University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

25%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Stratford University was 25%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Stratford University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,243

  2. White

    411

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    169

The enrolled student population at Stratford University is 54.5% Black or African American, 18% White, 7.41% Hispanic or Latino, 7.23% Asian, 3.37% Two or More Races, 1.58% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.482% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 26 more women than men received degrees from Stratford University. The majority of degree recipients at Stratford University are black or african american (458 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (374 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stratford University is Restaurant & Food Services Management (76 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (47 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (35 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Stratford University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (295 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (357 degrees), and Engineering (74 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stratford University are Registered nurses (1,391,987 people), Accountants & auditors (1,141,880 people), Other managers (991,558 people), Software developers (847,159 people), and Financial managers (463,877 people).

The most specialized majors at Stratford University are Personal & Culinary Services (295 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (357 degrees), Engineering (74 degrees), Business (285 degrees), and Health (245 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stratford University are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Stratford University are Personal & Culinary Services (295 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (357 degrees), Engineering (74 degrees), Business (285 degrees), and Health (245 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stratford University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,803,849 people), Computer Systems Design (1,233,208 people), Elementary & secondary schools (729,838 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (634,681 people), and Banking & related activities (598,569 people).

The most specialized majors at Stratford University are Personal & Culinary Services (295 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (357 degrees), Engineering (74 degrees), Business (285 degrees), and Health (245 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Stratford University.

Most Common

  1. 76 degrees awarded

  2. 47 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stratford University was Restaurant & Food Services Management with 76 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 615

  2. 641

In 2017, 615 degrees were awarded to men at Stratford University, which is 0.959 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (641).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 204 degrees were awarded to men at Stratford University in Information Science, which is 2.83 times more than the 72 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 98 degrees were awarded to women at Stratford University in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.942 times less than the 104 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

N/A

Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stratford University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    458 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    374 degrees awarded

  3. White

    218 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stratford University is black or african american (458 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (374 degrees).

7.64% of degree recipients (96 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    305 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Male

    250 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    153 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stratford University is black or african american female (305 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (250 degrees).

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Operations

Stratford University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Stratford University had a total salary expenditure of $60.9M. Stratford University employs 118 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Stratford University are Male No academic ranks (61), Female No academic ranks(57), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stratford University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 115 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Stratford University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Stratford University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Stratford University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.4M

2017 Salaries

6.88%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Stratford University paid a median of $24.4M in salaries, which represents 40% of their overall expenditure ($60.9M) and a 6.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.67% decline from 2015 and a 19.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.89M

Instructional Salaries

118

Number of Employees

In 2017, Stratford University paid a total of $8.89M to 118 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

118 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

115 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stratford University were No academic rank with 118 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stratford University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 115 employees; Management with 17 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male No academic rank

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stratford University was Male No academic rank with 61 employees, Female No academic rank with 57 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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