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At Ashland University, YOU are an individual. Your professors know you by name and your friends know what you stand for. Your journey to success is as unique as your thoughts, visions and ideas.
Students, like you, have been able to gain valuable, life-changing experience conducting research with professors, presenting at national conferences and landing internships. How you define your time here is completely up to you, whether you are involved in athletics, student organizations, spiritual groups or social events. With 70+ undergraduate programs and majors, 10 Master’s programs, two Doctor’s programs, small class sizes, conditional admission and intensive English programs available for low English-speaking students, Ashland University aims to accent each and every individual, international and domestic.
We are situated on a beautiful 135-acre campus with trees, brick walkways and flower gardens in north central Ohio. Located centrally between three major cities, Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, we are able to offer the advantages of an intimate campus experience in a small-town setting, with close proximity to shopping, dining, community and cultural activities, and a multitude of internship opportunities! The city of Ashland has been listed in FBI studies as having the lowest violent crime rate of any city its size in the state.
- Total enrollment (Undergraduate, Graduate, all programs) at Ashland University is 6,500 students.
- Ashland Graduate Programs do not require GRE/GMAT tests for admissions.
- Ashland University has been rated one of the top 15 over-performing colleges in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and one of the most affordable Private Colleges in the country.
- Ashland University is one of the most affordable private institutions in the U.S.
We welcome students to connect and engage with faculty, staff and peers through the many involvement, leadership, health and wellness and employment opportunities provided through the Division of Student Affairs.
There is sure to be something for everyone – including you!
Living on campus is about becoming a part of a community. Student housing options at Ashland University give students a sense of belonging and immersion into the campus culture. From exciting on-campus and in-hall activities, to benefits such as around-the-clock safety, maintenance, and resources all within 5 minutes of your hall, student housing allows you to focus on academics and develop your lifestyle.
Residence life is more than just a room…
We are proud to offer a variety of living environments based on your interests and preferences! Options range from apartment-style accommodations for seniors to living-learning communities and a variety of room configurations (e.g. single-occupancy, double-occupancy, triple-occupancy). Each hall on campus also has a Hall Council, a student driven group that plans programs for the hall and recommends changes and upgrades for facilities and policies within the hall.
The International Club and community create a warm and welcoming environment, and offer many opportunities and events for international students. With over 300 international students from over 30 countries, you will have many opportunities to meet friends from all over the world.
Art + Design
Corporate and Strategic Communication
Criminal Justice Online
Digital Media Journalism
Digital Media Production
Environmental Science – Biology
Environmental Science – Chemistry
Environmental Science – Geology
Environmental Science – Toxicology
Geoscience Technology & Management
Health & Risk Communication
International Political Studies
Journalism & Digital Media
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Public Relations & Strategic Communication
Adolescent & Young Adult Education
Biology Life Sciences Educations (Grades 7-12)
Chemistry Education (Grades 7-12)
Curriculum & Instruction: Educational Technology
Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies (Executive)
Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies (Traditional)
Early Childhood Education (Pre-K – Grade 3)
Early Childhood Education & 4/5 Endorsement
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
Early Childhood Intervention Specialist & 4/5 Endorsement
Earth Science Education (Grades 7-12)
Foreign Languages (Multi-age, Pre-K – 12)
Integrated Language Arts Education
Integrated Mathematics Education (Grades 7-12)
Integrated Science Education (Grades 7-12)
Integrated Social Studies Education
Intervention Specialist (K-12)
Intervention Specialist – Mild-Moderate (K-12)
Intervention Specialist – Moderate-Intensive (K-12)
Life Science Education
Master of Education
Middle Grades Education
Physical Science Education (Grades 7-12)
1 Year International MBA
Management Information Systems
Supply Chain Management
Doctorate of Nursing Practice
Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science
Nursing – Accelerated Track
Nursing – Advanced Entry
Nursing – Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Advanced Practice Nurses (MS/MSN to DNP)
Nursing – Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner (BSN to DNP)
Nursing – Doctorate of Nursing Practice – Health Systems Leadership (BSN to DNP and MS/MSN to DNP)
Nursing – Nurse Educator Certificate Program
Nursing – RN to BSN
Nursing – School Nurse Program
Nursing – Traditional BSN
Important Dates 2019-2020
|Fall 2019 (August)|
|Applicants currently outside the U.S.||July 1, 2019|
|Applicants currently within the U.S. (SEVIS Transfer)||July 15, 2019|
|Spring 2020 (January)|
|Applicants currently outside the U.S.||November 15, 2019|
|Applicants currently within the U.S. (SEVIS Transfer)||December 15, 2019|
|Summer 2020 (May)|
|Applicants currently outside the U.S.||March 15, 2020|
|Applicants currently within the U.S. (SEVIS Transfer)||April 15, 2020|
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees: 2019 - 2020
Payment is due upon registration. We suggest that you obtain a traveler’s check in the amount of your first semester's expenses, or use a credit card, as both are readily accepted in the university and when you open a bank account. I-20 estimates are based on two semesters, which is one academic year.
|Campus Access Fee||$395||$790|
|University Room (Regular, Double/Triple)||$2,805||$5,610|
|University Board (Purple Plan)||$2,365||$4,730|
|Books and Supplies (estimate)||$400||$800|
|Accident and Sickness Insurance*||$858||$1,715|
*Estimated, non-billed expenses