Strayer University Employee Reviews

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For Profit Education
Campus Dean (Former Employee), Piscataway, NJAugust 3, 2015
It required long hours and a lot of human interaction. A responsible place where ne is supposed to put the students first.
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It was an ok Place to work.
ADJUNCT COLLEGE PROFESSOR (Former Employee), Atlanta, GAJuly 31, 2015
It was an ok place to work. I just did not agree with the business philosophy that put profits over students. The students on ground did same work as students online in which student loss out on valuable information that could be provided by the Professor from real world experience.
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It is an excellent, academic, and very motivated workplace to work with.
Assistant Professor (Current Employee), Atlanta, GAJuly 23, 2015
Pros: Good break times
Cons: More opportunities
Excellent workplace to work where you can advance your education and experience. The staff and the dean are professionals that will help you to improve your job significantly.
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Productive work-day with a lot of moving parts.
Assistant Bursar/Billing Specialist (Current Employee), Chantilly, VAJuly 23, 2015
Pros: Frequent Free Lunches, Laid back office environment
Cons: Micromanaging
A typical day can include posting Title IV financial aid to student accounts, sending mass communications to students and invoicing to sponsor companies for students' tuition. There is plenty to do always.
Management is okay, moving up requires knowing people and connections.
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Fun and upbeat environment
Student (Current Employee), Charleston, SCJuly 17, 2015
Really felt like family. No problem going to management with any concerns. Really flexible work schedules and also perks and incentives.
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Recruit Adults into higher education
Admissions Counselor (Former Employee), Raleigh, NCJuly 9, 2015
Admissions recruiter for adults looking to pursue associates, bachelors or master degrees. Hardest part was meeting numbers for the academic quarter. The easiest part is enrolling students.
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Great productive place to work
Adjunct Professor- Teaching MBA students (Former Employee), Lithonia, GaJune 19, 2015
Pros: Friendly and creative work environment
Cons: Travel time to work
Typical work day was to setup class room for presentations and lecture. Great students provide subject matter of the day and provide an interactive environment for discussion and learning.
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Great Place to be Employed
CAMPUS DEAN - WASHINGTON DC “FLAGSHIP” CAMPUS (Former Employee), Washington, DCJune 10, 2015
Pros: Management and
Cons: Work Life Balance could improve
Strayer University is a very good place to work with excellent leadership. Overall, the leadership is caring and dedicated to promote positive employment engagement and super-fantastic working conditions.
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Student pursuing BA in Product management
Student (Former Employee), Arlington CampusJune 4, 2015
A good quality education which focuses on real world situations and events to provide the graduates with better understanding of how things will actually occur in the real world and not just the classroom.
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One of the best places I worked for.
Adjunct Instructor (Former Employee), Miami, FLMay 19, 2015
The staff and students were outstanding. They we above and beyond to make sure you had everything you need to ensure a good quality of education for the student. Dean was outstanding and very approchable. The LRC manager were tops in there field. Look forward to returning.
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Good company outside of Columbia Campus
Recruiting (Former Employee), Columbia, SCMay 18, 2015
Pros: great benefits and growth opportunities
Cons: Extremely Poor Managment, Schedule, and Stress
A typical day consist of making outbound calls to recruit perspective students. The schedule consists of two nights a week working until 8pm and one weekend shift per month at minimum. Very fast paced environment and opportunity for growth.

Extremely poor management and high turnover rate in the Columbia campus. Management within the Columbia campus is unprofessional and manipulative. Corporate has been notified on numerous occasions about the unprincipled behaviors and have failed to resolve the situations.

The hardest part of the job is the fact that it is repetitive and can quickly become tiring and stressful. The most enjoyable part is helping students.

Unfortunately the previous reviews listed about the Columbia Campus are about 99% accurate.
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Fast paced workplace changing lives
Campus Coordinator (Current Employee), Midlothian, VAMay 15, 2015
Pros: wonderful environment, awesome coworkers, free quarterly lunches, great health benefits
Cons: new alternating daily work schedules to include late night shifts, continual layoffs for the past 3 years
answer phones, process mail, processing new student paperwork, check/enter class attendance, contact all campus students absent from class, work directly with Admissions Officers, Campus Director, Campus Dean, Student Financial Services Representative, and Student Success Coaches.
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Excellent experience to develop personnal
Recruitment Director (Former Employee), St. Louis, MOMay 7, 2015
My work day was around 10-12 hours great environment with departments, directors and corporate. I loved the energy, motivation from others
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Never a dull moment
Dean (Current Employee), Phoenix, AZMay 6, 2015
Pros: Variety of individuals you meet.
Cons: None really
A typical day is devoted to students, students needs and student success. It is the goal of the staff to focus on those things. With the support of the University's management structure we are able to address issue quickly and almost always to the satisfaction of the learners a Strayer.
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Work Place To Work In Houston
Admissions Officer (Current Employee), Houston, TXApril 23, 2015
The environment is ALL messed up and they are completely unfair. Everyone is finding other places of employment due to bad working conditions
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Strayer University
Onsite Program Manager (Current Employee), Alpharetta, GAApril 23, 2015
High energy atmosphere. Must be able to easily and quickly adapt to change Based on trust, loyalty and relationship building.
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Very rewarding place to work
Admissions Officer (Former Employee), Suitland, MDApril 21, 2015
I was allowed the opportunity to change many lives by showing my students how education can directly change their lives for the better!
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Business Office Manager (Current Employee), Dallas, TXApril 15, 2015
• Manages the operation of both the Business Office and the campus.
• Responsible for the execution of financial aid policies, requirements, and procedures.
• Monitors the activities of the campus Business Office to ensure compliance with established guidelines regarding federal student financial assistance programs and provides established collection and audit goals.
• Accurately perform Return to Title IV calculations and associated decisions.
• Support cooperative cross-functional, cross-regional communications and dialogue by maintaining a close working relationship with campus teams, regional teams, Bursar, Internal Audit, and related groups.
• Serves as Student Support Manager for retention and student services.
• Lead university-wide Financial Aid workshop efforts
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Well-intentioned academic group stifled by operations priorites.
Manager - Academics (Former Employee), Newington, VAApril 15, 2015
The academic group works diligently to educate an underserved population. The operations group controls purse strings and underfunds the education delivery team.
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predatory institution, cut throat
Campus Director (Former Employee), Atlanta, GAApril 7, 2015
management who will throw you under the bus to safe face in the sake of self preservation, regional leaders all from disney, not educators, profit hungry, not truly student-centric, other regional leaders who are ball droppers and keep job based on inappropriate relationship with CEO (TJ)
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Headquarters
2303 Dulles Station Blvd.
Herndon VA, United States 20171
Revenue
$25M to $100M (USD)
Employees
201 to 500
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