Tuition & Fees

$20,700

$20,700

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

53%

47%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,495
Declined + 948
Total Received 3,443
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Private (nonprofit)

4,536

undergraduate students

2,043

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 1021
ACT 3234

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
37%
400-499
37%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
39%
300-399
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
53%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
62%
12-17
3%
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School Facts

Ashland University, founded in 1878, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 120-acre campus is located in Ashland, OH, 60 miles southwest of Cleveland.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,579
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of the Brethren
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Ashland, OH

120-acre, suburban campus in Ashland (population: 20,489), 16 miles from Mansfield and 60 miles from Cleveland; branch campuses in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Elyria, Lorain, Mansfield, Marion, Medina, Milan, Mt. Vernon, Newark, and Stark County. Major airport serves Cleveland; bus serves Mansfield; train serves Elyria (35 miles). School operates transportation to airport at semester breaks.

Ashland University
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
37%
400-499
37%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
39%
400-499
39%
300-399
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
53%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
36%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
4%
24-29
31%
18-23
62%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,495
Declined + 948
Total Received 3,443

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

W.C. Vance
Director of Admissions
P: 419 289-5052
F: 419 289-5999
enrollme@ashland.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,146,897
State $1,687,038
Institutional $15,761,122
Other external $451,476
Total $25,046,533

Non-need-based

Federal $3,728
State $0
Institutional $3,309,495
Other external $46,621
Total $3,359,844

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accelerated Accounting
Accelerated Nursing
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Adolescent/Young Adult Education
American History/Government
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast Communications
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Commercial Art
Computer Arts/Graphic Programming
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Dietetics
Digital Media Production
Digital Media/Journalism
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
Earth Science Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science/Biology
Environmental Science/Chemistry
Environmental Science/Geology
Exercise Science
Family/Consumer Science
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts/Creative Writing
Forensic Biology
Forensic Chemistry
French
French Education
General Studies
Geology
Geoscience Technology/Management
Health/Risk Communication
History
Hospitality Management
Information Systems
Integrated Language Arts Education
Integrated Mathematics Education
Integrated Science Education
Integrated Social Studies Education
International Business
International Political Studies
Intervention Specialist K-12
Intervention Specialist, Mild/Moderate
Intervention Specialist, Moderate/Intensive
Journalism/Digital Media
Life Science Education
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Multi-Age Education
Multi-Disciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing (B.S.N.)/Advanced
Nursing Practice
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations/Strategic Communication
Religion
Social Work
Spanish
Spanish Education
Specialized Teaching American History/Government
Sport Communication
Sport Management
Supply Chain Management
Theatre
Toxicology
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Undergraduate

69%

4,536
students

Female
47%
2,114

Male
53%
2,422

Graduate

31%

2,043
students

Female
60%
1,220

Male
40%
823

undergraduateFull-time

75%

3,414
students

Female
50%
1,704

Male
50%
1,710

undergraduatePart-time

25%

1,122
students

Female
37%
410

Male
63%
712

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Australia
China
England
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Scott Parillo
Director of International Student Services
419 289-5631
international-admissions@ashland.edu

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