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Studying with Stratford - How it Works

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Participating in Stratford's home study courses is an ideal way to further your education on your time. On this page, you can gain further insight into how easily a Stratford program can fit into your life.

Before You Begin...

    Admissions Policy: Stratford has an open entrance policy. We believe that any adult who feels that he or she has the potential and capability to benefit from their selected program should be given the opportunity to continue their education. However, as a general rule, students should have a minimum of eight years of formal schooling.

    Enrolment Terms & Student Learning
    : View our enrolment agreement & refund policy. Feel free to view our complete Student Handbook to learn more about life as Stratford student. View our Student Integrity Policy.

Enrolment & Coursework

1. Enrol and make the minimum down payment.

There are three easy ways to enrol:
Online - Use our secure website.
Phone - Speak with an Enrolment Advisor 1-800-254-4070
Mail - Complete an enrolment form and mail it in with your low down payment.

Persons under the age of 18 must obtain the written signature of a parent or legal guardian in order to enrol in a Stratford course. If you would like more information, please contact our Admissions Department at 1-800-254-4070. Also, please note that students outside of the U.S. and Canada must pay in full upon enrolment.

2. Start studying!
All of the educational materials needed to complete your course are provided digitally in our online student center, eService, and/or shipped directly to you. Most enrolments are successfully processed within 48 hours. Availability of online content depends on your program of study. There are never any shipping/handling charges.

3. Complete your exams.
You can submit your exams using our online student center or by sending them in the mail. Online exams are graded immediately. Stratford's qualified instructors are available by toll-free phone or e-mail whenever you have a question. Once you pass your exams in a module, your next module will automatically be triggered for delivery.

Exam Score  Letter Grade
90-100                 A
80-89                   B
75-79                   C
70-74                   D
Below 70             I (Incomplete)

4. Graduate! Get your Career Diploma.
Successfully pass all of your exams and complete all of your tuition payments, and you will receive your personalized career diploma. Some students finish their course in as little as six months, but Stratford gives students up to two years to complete their studies.

Questions? Visit our online FAQs or Contact Us today.