• Address: 8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard, San Diego, California 92123

  • Phone Number: (866) 711-1700

  • Website: https://www.ashford.edu/

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    About Ashford University

    Key Information

    University Type

    Private For-Profit
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    For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

    Headquartered at

    San Diego, California

    FAFSA/Federal School Code

    001881
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    What is FAFSA school code?
    How to fill FAFSA application?

    Accreditations

  • WASC Senior College and University Commission
  • Approvals

  • Arizona State Approving Agency (SAA)
  • Historically Black College or University

    No

    Facilities

    Military Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Yellow Ribbon Program, Financial Aid

    Branches

    Denver (Colorado), Clinton (Iowa)

    Key Statistics


    Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
    Total Population 41,361
    Enrollment Full Time: 41,359 Part Time: 2
    Gender Division Male: 29.00 % Female : 71.00 %

    Graduation Rate

    The College Monk

    Male: 12 %

    The College Monk

    Female: 19 %

    Total Graduation Rate: 17 %

    Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

    Ashford University

    Ashford University

    Ashford University is a for-profit online university which was established in 1918. Ashford University provides the ethical to contemporary issues and complex problems to provide the learning opportunities that help students synthesize theory and practice. The university's mission is to provide affordable high-quality educational programs to diverse individuals seeking opportunities for life goals, professional experience.

    • In 1918, the university was founded as Mount St. Clare College by the Sisters of St. Francis in Clinton, Iowa to provide education for women.

    • In 2002, the university started graduate programs and was renamed to The Franciscan University.

    • Bridgepoint Education, Inc acquired the university in 2005 and was renamed to Ashford University.

    Ashford University Online Degrees and Programs

    Schools in Ashford University

    Forbes School of Business and Technology

    Disciplines available

    Business Management

    College of Education

    Disciplines available

    Education

    College of Health, Human Services, and Science

    Disciplines available

    Health Science Human Services

    College of Liberal Arts

    Disciplines available

    Public Administration

    Honors College

    Disciplines available

    Education

    Ashford University Admissions

    Ashford University Admission Process

    Admissions to Ashford University

    Admission Requirements for Associate and Bachelor Programs

    • Completion of the university's online application form.

    • Completion of High School or GED equivalent.

    • Official transcripts from the previous institution attended.

    • Provisionally admitted students should submit official transcripts from an accredited postsecondary institution.

    • Students must have a minimum of 90-semester credits to be eligible for transfer admission.

    • Students from an institution where English is not the primary language must have completed a minimum of 30 credits from an accredited college/university and submit official test scores

      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper-based - 500

      • TOEFL Internet-based - 61

      • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.0

    Admission Requirements for Master Programs

    • Completion of the online application form.

    • A Bachelor's degree or a post-graduate degree with a minimum of 2.0 GPA from an approved accredited university.

    • Submission of official transcripts.

    • Transfer students must have a minimum of 9-semester credits from an accredited university

    • Students from an institution where English is not the primary language

      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper-based - 550

      • TOEFL Internet-based - 79

      • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.5

    Ashford University Financial Aid

    Federal Aid

    Title: Pell Grant

    Avg Rewards: $ 4,461

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress.
    Title: Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

    Avg Rewards: $ 390

    Eligibility: U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress.
    Title: Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

    Avg Rewards: $ 390

    Eligibility: 3.25 CGPA Finish the coursework required to be a teacher.
    Title: Federal Direct Loan

    Avg Rewards: $ 7,291

    Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan.
    Title: Federal PLUS Loans

    Avg Rewards: $ 7,291

    Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a regular student.

    Institutional Aid

    Title: RN to BSN Grant

    Rewards: $ 250

    Eligibility: Student of Ashford. Demonstrate financial need.

    Application Deadline: 06/30/2018
    Title: Senior Project Scholarship

    Rewards: $ 5,000

    Eligibility: A graduate. Demonstrate the financial need.

    Application Deadline: 08/01/2018
    Title: Entrepreneurship Scholarship

    Rewards: $ 5,000

    Eligibility: New Business idea to be presented.

    Application Deadline: 07/01/2018

    Military Aid

    Title: Military Grant

    Rewards: $ 250

    Eligibility: Active Duty, National Guard, or Reservists. Civilian employees of the US Coast Guard.
    Title: Tuition Assistance

    Eligibility: Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001.
    Title: Tuition Assistance "Top-Up"

    Eligibility: Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001.
    Title: Post 9/11 GI Bill

    Eligibility: Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001.
    Title: Montgomery GI Bill

    Eligibility: Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001.
    Title: Yellow Ribbon Program

    Eligibility: Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001.
    Title: Vocational Rehabilitation

    Eligibility: Service-connected Disabilities.

    Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded

    Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates

    Average amount awarded: $ 4,727

    Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates

    Average amount awarded: $ 4,602

    Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates

    Average amount awarded: $ 3,339


    Student Loans

    Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates

    Average amount awarded: $ 7,291

    Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates

    Average amount awarded: $ 7,291


    Military Aid

    Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 3,303

    Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): 9,339,732

    Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): 2,828

    Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military : www.ashford.edu/military.htm

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