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Strayer University - Louisiana

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Financial Aid: Yes
Scholarships: Yes
Rating: Yes
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State: Louisiana
City: Metairie
Street: 111 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 420
ZIP: 70005
Phone: 504.799.1700

Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Academics

The Strayer University's Louisiana Campus in Metairie is committed to serving students with a variety of programs in several fields of study. Strayer University provides distance learning for students as well as educational programs for government agencies and corporations. Undergraduate and graduate degree, diploma and certificate programs are available in different fields of study, including accounting, business, criminal justice, education, health services administration, human resource management, information systems and public administration.

Campus

As the institutionís general student population is composed of working adults attending college on a part-time basis at night and/or on the weekend, Strayer University does not provide on-campus housing.

Facilities

The Louisiana Campus in Metairie provides a variety of computer services to students. Here at campus there are multiple computer labs, including an open lab that is available for student use during normal campus hours. Teaching and networking labs are equipped with state-of-the-art computer systems and high-speed Internet connections. The software that is used by students includes the Microsoft Office Suite, Peachtree accounting software, and Microsoft Visual Studio. Besides there is also Learning Resources Center (LRC) at Louisiana campus that supports the academic programs and information literacy program with both traditional and electronic instructional resources and services. The combined University library holdings include 95,000 books, 800 periodicals on subscription, and 1,500 audio-visuals. But it is possible for students to get any necessary book with the help of circulation system of the University.

Health & Safety

The Louisiana Campus of Strayer University does not provide health services. But students are recommended to maintain health insurance coverage during their enrollment. The University offers voluntary health insurance options for various needs: temporary health insurance for short-term needs, a plan for full-time domestic students, and two different plans for international students (and their dependents) engaged in full-time study outside their home country. Non-insurance healthcare protection and medical savings plan is also available. It is Campus Director and Campus Dean who bear the responsibility for the safety and welfare of students, faculty, and employees of the campus. And in case of some dangerous situation students and staff should report to them about it. In October each year an Annual Campus Security Report is distributed to all students, staff and faculty via e-mail. It contains additional information on campus security regulations, notification procedures, recommended personal safety practices, campus crime reporting guidelines, and campus crime statistics for the most recent three-year period.

Students

The advantages of the information technology and business-oriented curricula of the Strayer University's Louisiana Campus attracts a student population of various ages, a majority of whom are working adults. There are approximately 62% of students aged 31 years or older, 32% of students aged 23-30 and 6% of traditional college age students (under 23). Female students constitute 67% and 33% are male students. The University offers students an opportunity to participate in different student organizations, clubs or social activities. Through participation students may get to know other students as well as faculty and staff and to develop or to demonstrate leadership skills and special talents. Students should check with their local Campus Dean for clubs and organizations information available to this campus.

Location

Students of the Louisiana Campus of Strayer University have to look for housing opportunities as the University does not offer campus housing for students and does not provide information about possible variants. A great variety of housing options are available near Strayer campuses but securing housing is the studentís responsibility.

Alumni & Post-Grad

Strayer University created the online Alumni Directory which centralizes contact information about graduates of the University. All graduates have access to this directory and are encouraged to keep an updated profile in order to stay connected with former classmates and make professional connections that support mutual professional development. Those alumni who have updated directory profiles are invited to networking, community, and campus events.

Jobs & Internship

Career services are available to students, on campus and online, with the goal of assisting students in reaching their career goals. Students at Strayer University has an opportunity to be connected with employers. Students may also create an account and upload their resumes to StrayerU CareerLink that is an online, comprehensive, 24/7 career management system. Students also receive assistance from Regional Student Affairs Officers that offers career workshops, online career webinars, resume evaluation, career advising, and online job postings.


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