4,536
Students
Financial aid thermometer
17,689
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
2367/3121
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Ashland University is a Comprehensive institution located in Ashland, OH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH  44805
United States
Contact Mr. W. C. Vance
Director of Admissions
Email: enrollme@ashland.edu
Phone: 419-289-5052
Fax: 419-289-5999

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Pre-chiropractic Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,121
Applied
2,367
Accepted
4,536
Enrolled
76%

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.42
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum 18 ACT or 860 SAT

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

20,332
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Fees

1,010
Full-time student fees
9,942
Room & board
5,356
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

17,689
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,592
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,524
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,836
Avg. Loan Aid
5,248
Avg. Grant Aid
10,445
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

4,536
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.03%
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 76.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.48%
Asian 0.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 1.88%
Other 2.53%

Gender

Male (53.4%)
Female (46.6%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Banana Splittin'

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Campus Activity Board, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Well Campus Ministry, intramurals and Sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

392
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 174
Part-time - 218
Male - 178
Female - 214