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Ashland University
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  • 4 Year
  • ASHLAND, OH

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

401 COLLEGE AVENUE
ASHLAND, OH 44805
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
From Ashland University

We promise to teach you how to think, not what to think. We promise to work with you to create an individualized plan for your future, and we promise you an affordable education. We promise you will be guided by mentors invested in you as an individual. They will, within a diverse community of respect, design personalized transformative experiences to develop you as a person who works, serves and leads with integrity. And we promise you a lifelong commitment as we continue to help you discern your life calling and make a positive impact on your family, community and the world at large.

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Ashland University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
1000-1190
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,758 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,485 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 53 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 53 responses

Majors

AU Fall Open House

You are invited to join us at our Fall Open House on either Saturday, October 9th or Saturday, November 11, 2021! This event is a great opportunity to see everything AU has to offer. You will hear from admissions, faculty, students, and more! Plus you get the chance to eat in our award winning dining hall.

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,687 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
966
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Friendly
    39%
  • Working hard to get good grades.
    28%
  • Prepared for the future
    17%
  • Full of potential
    11%
  • Nerdy
    3%
  • Opportunists with Friendly Outlook
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 62 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 65 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Caring professors and great education
    45%
  • Full of opportunities and caring professors
    45%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • horrible
    2%
  • Several paths to follow and great education
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 34 responses

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