About Stratford University
Stratford University is a private, for-profit, higher educational institution founded in 1976. Stratford specializes in adult education and offers placement assistance for students and graduates. It delivers online, classroom, and blended online/classroom programs.
The Stratford campuses are owned by American Transportation Institute, Inc., a privately-held Virginia corporation. Stratford has two campuses in Northern Virginia (Falls Church and Woodbridge). The majority of the student body is non-traditional and works full-time while attending school. Stratford's international student body is diverse and represents over twenty countries.
The University has a number of international partnerships in Asia and Canada. Stratford has partnered with the Global Land Coalition to provide distance education services in developing countries.
Stratford University is a private educational institution dedicated to preparing students for challenging and rewarding careers in high demand fields, such as information technology and hospitality, culinary arts, and business administration. The University is located just outside of Washington, D.C., in the Virginia suburbs.
Stratford University offers Associates, Bachelors and Masters Degrees. Stratford's curriculum combines advanced technology and hands-on labs with traditional educational methods. The competencies and industry certifications embraced by its demanding curriculum are employer-centric, while the teaching methods and delivery style are student-centric. Stratford University has excellent graduation and placement rates.
In addition to its demanding courses, Stratford offers many non-credit workshops and courses in business, technology, and culinary arts. The Chef's Table at Stratford University offers fine dining to the public.
Stratford University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award associate, bachelor, and master's degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). In addition, the Culinary Arts Degree and Diploma Programs are accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF), which also is recognized by CHEA. All degree and diploma programs have been approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).