Ashland University

Ashland, OH

Ashland University

Ashland, OH

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$21,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
62%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,169
Declined 1,487
Total Received 4,656
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Private

4,536

undergraduate students

2,043

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,579
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Brethren Church

120-acre, suburban campus in Ashland (population: 20,455), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Cleveland, Akron
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Akron-Canton

Ashland University
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH
44805

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activity Board
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • The Well Campus Ministry
  • intramurals
  • Sororities

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Parents' Weekend
  • Banana Splittin'
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
62%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.42

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,169
Declined 1,487
Total Received 4,656

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Field hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art Teacher Education
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forensic Chemistry
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Communication
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Information Science/Studies
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Keyboard Instruments
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Chiropractic Studies
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Radio and Television
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sports Communication
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Toxicology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,579

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

4,536
students

Female
47%
2,114

Male
53%
2,422

31%

2,043
students

Female
60%
1,220

Male
40%
823

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

3,414
students

Female
50%
1,704

Male
50%
1,710

25%

1,122
students

Female
37%
410

Male
63%
712

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
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

163

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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