Stratford University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,985

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$24,821

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,925

34.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

20%

1 Graduates

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 (58 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (54 degrees), and Information Technology (32 degrees).

In 2016, 1,081 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stratford University. 54.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (440 degrees), 1.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (236 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stratford University is $14,985, which is $-5,175 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stratford University is $14,985, which is $-5,175 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,821.

In 2016, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,985

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Stratford University was $14,985. The cost of tuition at Stratford University is $-5,175 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$24,821

2016 Value

10.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Stratford University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,821. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Stratford University grew by 10.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,664

Room and Board

$N/A

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stratford University was of $6,664 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $N/A. The cost of room and board increased by 3.14% between 2015 and 2016. 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

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Stratford University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 7.69% with respect to 2015, when 65% 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.

17.2%

2015 Default Rate

235

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Stratford University was 17.2%, which represents 235 out of the 1369 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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Admissions

Stratford University received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,925 students enrolled at Stratford University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Stratford University in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Stratford University has a total enrollment of 2,925 students. The full-time enrollment at Stratford University is 1,013 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,912. This means that 34.6% of students enrolled at Stratford University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stratford University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.5% Black or African American, 16.8% White, 14.7% Asian, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.889% Two or More Races, and 0.581% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stratford University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (26.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.9%) and White Male (13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Male (37.2%), followed by Asian Female (17.4%) and Black or African American Female (9.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stratford University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,925 students. The full-time enrollment at Stratford University is 1,013 and the part-time enrollment is 1,912. This means that 34.6% of students enrolled at Stratford University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

33%

2016 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 33%. 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

    1,476

  2. White

    491

  3. Asian

    430

The enrolled student population at Stratford University is 50.5% Black or African American, 16.8% White, 14.7% Asian, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 2.39% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.889% Two or More Races, and 0.581% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 231 students (7.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 95 more women than men received degrees from Stratford University. The majority of degree recipients at Stratford University are black or african american (440 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (236 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stratford University is Restaurant & Food Services Management (58 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (54 degrees) and Information Technology (32 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 (255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (248 degrees), and Engineering (104 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 (1,314,843 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,153,254 people), Accountants & auditors (1,120,969 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (839,794 people), and Financial managers (458,901 people).

The most specialized majors at Stratford University are Personal & Culinary Services (255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (248 degrees), Engineering (104 degrees), Business (269 degrees), and Health (205 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stratford University are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Stratford University are Personal & Culinary Services (255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (248 degrees), Engineering (104 degrees), Business (269 degrees), and Health (205 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stratford University are Hospitals (1,789,730 people), Computer Systems Design (1,216,363 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (691,699 people), Elementary & secondary schools (689,504 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Stratford University are Personal & Culinary Services (255 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (248 degrees), Engineering (104 degrees), Business (269 degrees), and Health (205 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. 58 degrees awarded

  2. 54 degrees awarded

  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stratford University was Restaurant & Food Services Management with 58 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 493

  2. 588

In 2016, 493 degrees were awarded to men at Stratford University, which is 0.838 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (588).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 132 degrees were awarded to men at Stratford University in Information Science, which is 2.2 times more than the 60 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 90 degrees were awarded to women at Stratford University in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.13 times more than the 80 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stratford University is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 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

    440 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    236 degrees awarded

  3. White

    194 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stratford University is black or african american (440 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (236 degrees).

11.4% of degree recipients (123 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    280 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    160 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Male

    147 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stratford University is black or african american female (280 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (160 degrees).

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Operations

Stratford University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Stratford University had a total expenditure of $57.5M. Of that $57.5M, they spent $24.7M on salaries and $57.5M on benefits.

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The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stratford University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 155 employees, Management, with 73 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Stratford University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2015 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 2015, 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$24.7M

Salary Expenditure

$57.5M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Stratford University had a total expenditure of $57.5M. Of that $57.5M, they spent $24.7M on salaries and $57.5M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Stratford University as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$24.7M

2015 Salaries

19.5%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Stratford University paid a median of $24.7M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($57.5M) and a 19.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0% growth from 2013 and a 0% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.9M

Instructional Salaries

87

Number of Employees

In 2015, Stratford University paid a total of $4.9M to 87 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

155 Employees

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In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stratford University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 155 employees; Management with 73 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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