Strayer University is a United States-based private, for-profit higher education institution. It was founded in 1892 as Strayer's Business College and later became Strayer College, before being granted university status in 1998.
The university enrolls about 40,000 students through its online learning programs, and at 78 campuses located in 15 U.S. States and Washington D.C. The university specializes in degree programs for working adults and offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in subjects such as accounting, business administration, criminal justice, education, health services administration, information technology and public administration. Strayer University has offered working adults the chance to expand on their education and move up the career ladder. Courses are flexible to work with busy schedules. Evening and weekend on-campus classes are offered to allow adults to fit school into their lives.
Strayer University assists its students with job seeking after graduation. Resume writing, networking lessons and interview skills are all taught by the Career Development Center.