Ashland University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

401 College Avenue

Ashland, OH 44805-9981

(419) 289-5052

(800) 882-1548

Fax: (419) 289-5999



Contact: Thomas Mansperger

Director of Admissions
Main Address

401 College Avenue

Ashland, OH 44805

(419) 289-5052

www.ashland.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,654

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 576

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,594

Graduate enrollment: 3,546

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 83%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Film Studies B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music History/Literature B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musical theater B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Exercise Physiology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B,C
Business Administration/Management B,C
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies C
Small Business Administration B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B,C
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications B,C
Computer Science B
Computer Systems Analysis B,C

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Communication Disorders B
Health System Administration B
Music Therapy B
Pre-Physical Therapy B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Global Studies B
Neuroscience B
Organizational leadership B,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resource Economics B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B
Pre-Engineering B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Econometrics B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Ashland University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(800) 882-1548
Website:https://www.ashland.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.ashland.edu/admissions/apply-now
Address:401 College Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,579
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):56%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,519 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$20,392
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,392
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$11,766

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Ashland University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Ashland University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences51
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services61311
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs61
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education61771
English Language and Literature/Letters21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2
Health Professions and Related Programs13
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Philosophy and Religious Studies21
Physical Sciences3
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations51
Visual and Performing Arts16
Grand total13373203

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Ashland University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services611
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total631

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Ashland University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,392
Out-of-state$20,392
Books and supplies$912

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,713
Out-of-state$5,713

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid58199%
Grant or scholarship aid57197%$11,766
Student loan aid43474%$8,824

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,21560%$10,681
Federal student loans1,77448%$7,277

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Ashland University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Ashland University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,4431,4571,986
Percent admitted100%71%73%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%18%18%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Ashland University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,579
Undergraduate enrollment4,814
Graduate enrollment1,765

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Ashland University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language (Ashland University ACCESS Program)
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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