Ashland University

401 College Ave, Ashland, United States
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Overview of Ashland University

About this school

Ashland, founded in 1878, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 120-acre campus is located in Ashland, 60 miles southwest of Cleveland.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,536
    • Men:2,422 (53.4%)
    • Women:2,114 (46.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Ashland University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
401 College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Ashland, OH  44805-3702
Phone
(419) 289-5052
Fax
(419) 289-5999
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Minimum 18 ACT or 860 SAT required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
76% of 3,121 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
446 admitted students enrolled
Men
340 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.42
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
32%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,684 (64.36395319890465%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,746 (30.32735872541698%)
  • Other Expences: - $912 (2.8379387602688575%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $794 (2.4707493154095097%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Ashland University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003012
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
568 (94.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
472 (83.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
472 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$17,592
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 450 (95.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,415
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 431 (91.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,663
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
89 (14.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,915

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,191 (86.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,924 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,924 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$17,689
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,755 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,445
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,792 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,056
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
264 (10.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,248

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,779
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,589

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


174

Part-Time Faculty


218

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 12% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 42% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 69% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
594,667

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
760
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Ashland University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


50.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


61.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


62.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (83)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Digital Arts
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Communication
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Chiropractic Studies
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Optometry Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sports Communication
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Toxicology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Education, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of American History and Government

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


20,320

Nearest Metropolitan Area


135 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Cleveland, Akron

Weather


Temperature
16.8 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
45 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Mansfield
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Elyria

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Eagle
School Colors
Purple and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country running, field hockey, football, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Ashland University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus activity board, fellowship of christian athletes, the well campus ministry, intramurals, sororities

Sororities


23% of women participate

Fraternities


11% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,414

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,536
Women
2,114
Men
2,422

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 13.3% Black/African-American
  • 3.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.9% White
  • 2.6% Unknown

International Students


1.8% from 19 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


2,043

Student Resources

Study resources