Stratford University is a private, higher-education institution that specializes in adult education and offers placement assistance to graduates and students. Founded in 1976, its mission is to assist its students in preparing for the challenges of their chosen careers. The school has campuses in Falls Church and Woodbridge both in North Carolina and in New Delhi, India.
A wholly owned subsidiary of The American Transportation Institute, Inc., Stratford University offers online, classroom and combined online/classroom degree programs. Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Diplomas, Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s Degrees, the university is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and is also approved by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) to grant Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s Degrees.
Areas of study covered by the university’s degree programs include such high-demand fields as information technology, hospitality, culinary arts, business administration, health sciences, and nursing. Its online programs are designed to assist busy working adults in their quest for higher education by offering them courses that are accessible to them online via the Internet wherever they are and whenever they want. They can even enter the online campus to do their class work in the middle of night. The same high quality of instruction and curriculum enjoyed by students attending traditional classroom classes is offered to students of online programs. Stratford University’s online program also offers both undergraduate and graduate degree courses in such fields as business administration, hospitality, health science, and information technology.
Tuition cost per quarter credit hour is US$370 for undergraduate degree programs and US$410 for graduate degree programs. Financial aid is extended in the form of Federal loans, grants, work-study programs and scholarships for qualified students.