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Columbia, SC

The future of education is here

At Strayer, you can discover degrees designed for your life today – and for your career tomorrow. Our Columbia campus offers you a place to work in our quiet study areas. At our Learning Resources Center, you can connect with on-site staff and use our computer lab. We’re a CLEP testing site with a dedicated veteran support hub located north of the I-26/I-20 interchange. Schedule your visit today.

Fall classes start on October 6

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Start-to-finish support

Your admissions officer and student services coach will mentor, motivate and support you from enrollment to the day you graduate. 

Select on-campus courses

We offer select on-campus courses, so you can connect with professors and classmates face-to-face. Contact us to learn more about on-campus courses.

Authorized testing site

You can take the DSST and CLEP standardized tests at our Columbia campus and potentially earn college credit toward your degree.

Columbia, SC campus

Hours

Monday–Thursday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Nearby
Public transportation:
A Comet bus stop is located on Burning Tree Drive at Center Point Road, just a five-minute walk to campus.
Parking:
Ample on-site parking is available.
Driving directions:
Take exit 106B on 1-26, then merge onto Burning Tree Drive, turn left on Center Point Road and the campus is on your right.
Neighborhood:
There are a variety of food options just northwest of campus on St. Andrews Road.

Online degrees with on-campus support

Pursuing your online degree doesn’t have to be lonely. We offer select courses on campus, so you can enjoy face-to-face support and camaraderie of a classroom. Ask your admissions officer which courses are available on campus.

Columbia campus amenities

Tutoring

Get tutoring from subject matter experts. Tutoring is offered to fit your schedule, so check your nearby campus for availability.  

Financial assistance

Getting a degree is a big investment, but it doesn’t have to get in the way of your dream. Our financial aid advisors can help you find ways to make your degree more affordable.

Admissions assistance

Navigate the enrollment process with the support you need. We’ll match you with an admissions officer who will get you on the road to your degree after getting to know you and your educational goals.

On-site faculty

Have a question about your coursework? Visit your professor during office hours and get answers fast.

Wi-Fi access

Easily connect to high-speed internet via the campus Wi-Fi, as you work through homework or if you just need a study break.  

Guidance to graduation day

As your first quarter wraps up, you’ll be paired with a student services coach who will mentor, motivate and guide you as you advance toward your degree. Learn how your coach can help you graduate.

The classroom experience

We offer select courses here on campus to give you the support and community you need. Classes are held in the evenings and sometimes weekends — and are taught by faculty with real-world experience.

Computer lab access

Need some tech to complete your assignments or check email? Visit the campus computer lab to access state-of-the-art computer systems, high-speed internet, popular software programs and printers.

Learning Resources Center

Access traditional and electronic library resources, computers and career services support. You’ll find helpful staff, a quiet area to study and do homework, and resources to increase your skills.

Student lounge

Enjoy a bright and sunny space to study and socialize with your fellow students.

Study spots

From a quiet corner in the library to the student lounge to lively coffee shops nearby, you’ll find just the right place to study.

Veteran support hub

Reaching the end of your military service? On campus, you’ll find a dedicated support space with advisors to help you make the transition from soldier to student.

Experience the Strayer difference

Save on your degree

For every three classes you pass, you’ll earn one on us at the end of your program. Eligibility and participation rules apply.

Start with a laptop on us

Every eligible student enrolling in a bachelor’s program gets a new laptop and Microsoft software package. Eligibility requirements apply.

Bingeworthy courses

Learning comes to life through short, documentary-style videos that blend core subject matter with stories about real people.