Tuition & Fees

$21,980

$21,980

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
24%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
62%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,169
Declined + 1,487
Total Received 4,656
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Private (nonprofit)

5,023

undergraduate students

1,607

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 1021
ACT 3234

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Location

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 6,630
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Ashland, OH

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.

Ashland University
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
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

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 8% of male students
 
4 sororities 14% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
700-800
8%
600-699
21%
500-599
42%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
24%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
43%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
62%
12-17
5%

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

68%

acceptance rate

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

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

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,553

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $20,950
Room $5,460
Board $4,730
Additional fees $1,030
Total $32,170
Average Financial Aid - $16,553
Total with Avg. Aid $15,617
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 419 289-5002
F: 419 289-5976
finaid@ashland.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Stephen Howell
Director of Financial Aid
showell@ashland.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, floor hockey, football, golf, kickball, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Al King (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Sheilah Gulas (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accelerated Accounting
Accelerated Nursing
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Adolescent/Young Adult Education
American History/Government
Applied Exercise Science
Art
Art Education
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Commercial Art
Communication Studies
Computer Arts/Graphic Programming
Computer Science
Corporate/Strategic Communication
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Dietetics
Digital Media Production
Digital Media/Journalism
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
Earth Science Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science/Biology
Environmental Science/Chemistry
Environmental Science/Geology
Environmental Science/Toxicology
Exercise 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
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Political Studies
Intervention Specialist K-12
Intervention Specialist, Mild/Moderate
Intervention Specialist, Moderate/Intensive
Journalism/Digital Media
Life Science Education
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Middle School Education
Multi-Age Education
Multi-Disciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing (B.S.N.)/Advanced
Nursing Practice
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Philosophy
Physical Science Education
Physics
Political Economy
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,630

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

5,023
students

Female
47%
2,375

Male
53%
2,648

24%

1,607
students

Female
58%
932

Male
42%
675

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

3,493
students

Female
52%
1,813

Male
48%
1,680

31%

1,530
students

Female
37%
562

Male
63%
968

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Great Britain
Japan
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
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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