Strayer University-Alabama

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,662

2.69% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$24,836

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.4%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

957

11.4% Full-Time

About

Strayer University-Alabama is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Strayer University-Alabama were General Business (28 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (7 degrees), and Information Technology (4 degrees).

In 2017, 148 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Strayer University-Alabama. 75% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (111 degrees), 4.44 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (25 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-Alabama is $13,662, which is $-338 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Strayer University-Alabama is $13,662, which is $-338 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,836.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 83% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,662

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Strayer University-Alabama was $13,662. The cost of tuition at Strayer University-Alabama is $-338 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$24,836

2017 Value

In 2017 Strayer University-Alabama had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,836. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Strayer University-Alabama grew by 0%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,917

Room and Board

$1,350

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Strayer University-Alabama was of $10,917 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Strayer University-Alabama received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.35% with respect to 2016, when 74% 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.

10.4%

2016 Default Rate

2148

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Strayer University-Alabama was 10.4%, which represents 2148 out of the 20612 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

Strayer University-Alabama has a total enrollment of 957 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-Alabama is 109 students and the part-time enrollment is 848. This means that 11.4% of students enrolled at Strayer University-Alabama are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-Alabama, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.4% Black or African American, 15.8% White, 2.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.99% Two or More Races, 0.418% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.209% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Strayer University-Alabama in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (26%) and Black or African American Male (16.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (58.3%), followed by Black or African American Male (13.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

11.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Strayer University-Alabama, both undergraduate and graduate, is 957 students. The full-time enrollment at Strayer University-Alabama is 109 and the part-time enrollment is 848. This means that 11.4% of students enrolled at Strayer University-Alabama are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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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 Strayer University-Alabama was 25%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Strayer University-Alabama 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

    741

  2. White

    151

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    22

The enrolled student population at Strayer University-Alabama is 77.4% Black or African American, 15.8% White, 2.3% Hispanic or Latino, 1.99% Two or More Races, 0.418% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.209% Asian, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 17 students (1.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 74 more women than men received degrees from Strayer University-Alabama. The majority of degree recipients at Strayer University-Alabama are black or african american (111 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (25 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Strayer University-Alabama is General Business (28 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (7 degrees) and Information Technology (4 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Strayer University-Alabama, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (111 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 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 Strayer University-Alabama are Registered nurses (1,398,242 people), Accountants & auditors (1,123,024 people), Other managers (760,911 people), Software developers (516,151 people), and Financial managers (446,188 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-Alabama are Business (111 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Health (10 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 Strayer University-Alabama are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-Alabama are Business (111 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Health (10 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 Strayer University-Alabama are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,804,767 people), Computer Systems Design (879,196 people), Elementary & secondary schools (785,561 people), Banking & related activities (559,376 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (531,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Strayer University-Alabama are Business (111 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees), Protective Services (7 degrees), and Health (10 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 Strayer University-Alabama.

Most Common

  1. 28 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Strayer University-Alabama was General Business with 28 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 37

  2. 111

In 2017, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-Alabama, which is 0.333 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (111).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Strayer University-Alabama in General Business, which is 0.313 times less than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to women at Strayer University-Alabama in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.89 times more than the 9 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 Strayer University-Alabama is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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

    111 degrees awarded

  2. White

    25 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Strayer University-Alabama is black or african american (111 degrees awarded). There were 4.44 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (25 degrees).

1.35% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    87 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    24 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Strayer University-Alabama is black or african american female (87 degrees awarded). There were 3.63 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (24 degrees).

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Operations

Strayer University-Alabama 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 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Strayer University-Alabama had a total salary expenditure of $6.1M. Strayer University-Alabama employs 5 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Strayer University-Alabama are Male No academic ranks (4), Female No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Strayer University-Alabama are: Management, with 5 employees, Sales and related, with 4 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Strayer University-Alabama has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Strayer University-Alabama stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools 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, Strayer University-Alabama 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

$1.24M

2017 Salaries

22.4%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Strayer University-Alabama paid a median of $1.24M in salaries, which represents 20.3% of their overall expenditure ($6.1M) and a 22.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.1% decline from 2015 and a 25.2% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$319k

Instructional Salaries

5

Number of Employees

In 2017, Strayer University-Alabama paid a total of $319k to 5 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $385k (29%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Business & Management Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

5 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

5 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Strayer University-Alabama were No academic rank with 5 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Strayer University-Alabama were Management with 5 employees; Sales and related with 4 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 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 Strayer University-Alabama was Male No academic rank with 4 employees, Female No academic rank with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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