Ashland University

country rank  578
world rank  1797

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University Overview

Founded in 1878, Ashland University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Ashland (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Ashland University (AU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Ashland University (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 141 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym AU
Founded 1878
Motto Accent on the Individual
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 401 College Avenue
Ashland (population range: 10,000-49,999)
44805-9981 Ohio
United States
T +1 (419) 289 5052
F +1 (419) 289 5999

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 401 College Avenue
Ashland 44805-9981
+1 (419) 289 5052
800 882 1548

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant Brethren Church - www.brethrenchurch.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Ashland University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1938


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ohio Board of Regents (OBR)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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