As “nontraditional” students–those who have work or family obligations or who did not enroll in higher education straight from high school–grow in numbers, institutions are finding new and unique ways to meet their needs. Hybrid campuses are one way to support these nontraditional student groups in their quest for higher education.

Hybrid campuses typically offer coaching, academic services, and courses designed to meet the gaps in student support that online students and working adults sometimes encounter.

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Strayer University just launched its twentieth hybrid campus, with more hybrid campuses slated in the coming year. These hybrid campuses are designed to provide working adults enrolled online with convenient access to drop-in services such as success coaches, admissions officers, and support staff.

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