N/A

Acceptance Rate

$4,183

Avg.Financial Aid

001881

FAFSA Code

About Ashford University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

34,710

Website

www.ashford.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Ashford University is a private for-profit university, founded in the year 1918 by Sisters of St. Francis in Clinton. The university was originally named as Mount St. Clare College located in San Diego. The mission of the university is to provide high-quality and innovative education which is accessible all over the world. 

  • The university is institutionally accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.

  • The International Accreditation Council for Business Education has accredited Ashford University for its Business programs.


Online Education at Ashford University

  • The university is offering online-programs in Associates, Bachelors, and Masters.

  • Choose from a wide variety of online programs in-demand fields including Business Management, Criminal Justice, Information Systems, Public Administration, Literature and many others.

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Reviews

  • Students generally love the resources the university provides to the students, such as mentors, scholastic, and financial counselors, and open private message options to contact the faculties.

  • Most of the students say that it is a good university to attend. Faculties are interactive. Most of the time professors give an extension on the lesson.

  • Ashton University was recognized by the Diverse: Higher Education as a Top 100- degree producer for African Americans.

Location & Contact

Address

8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8667111700
Fax: 8667111700
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Ashford University is 100% because it follows an open admission policy.

Statistics

The total number of student enrollment in the university is 41,361, out of which 41,359 are full-time students. 

Admission Requirements

Following are the admission requirement for Associate and Bachelors Programs in Ashford.

  • 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

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,141

Average Annual Cost

$11,400

Books And Supplies

$1,070

Other Fees

$760

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

23%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Other academic year

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

37%

Male Professors

63%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

2,226 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1,133 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

683 Graduates

Psychology, General

599 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

572 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

493 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

316 Graduates

Education, General

242 Graduates

Alternative and Complementary Medic...

233 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

192 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

145 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

139 Graduates

Sociology

138 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

130 Graduates

Marketing

93 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

89 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

87 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

87 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

86 Graduates

History

83 Graduates

Journalism

77 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

76 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

71 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

69 Graduates

Real Estate

61 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

54 Graduates

Political Science and Government

52 Graduates

Gerontology

39 Graduates

Educational Assessment, Evaluation,...

37 Graduates

Library Science and Administration

36 Graduates

Anthropology

35 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

33 Graduates

Military Applied Sciences

32 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

29 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

28 Graduates

Educational/Instructional Media Des...

27 Graduates

International Business

26 Graduates

Public Administration

22 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

14 Graduates

Social and Philosophical Foundation...

9 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

9 Graduates

Family and Consumer Economics and R...

5 Graduates

Biology, General

2 Graduates

English Language and Literature/Let...

2 Graduates

Computer Science

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

28,701

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

59%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

29%

US National: 44%

Female

71%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

41% White

5% Unknown

33% Black

13% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

93%

Out Of State

6%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,011 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$27,308

$48,125

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$283 - 499

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,183

Students Receiving Federal Grants

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,139

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,954

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$4,454

$30K - $48K

$3,927

$48K - $75K

$3,296

$75K - $110K

$1,071

Financial Aid and assistance are available for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans and work-study.

Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form with Ashford University Federal school code is 001881.

Federal Aid provided which include Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Direct Loans, Direct PLUS Loan, Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant.

The university also provides Institutional Aid which includes RN to BSN Grant, Senior Project Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship.

Military Aid such as Military Grant, Tuition Assistance, Tuition Assistance "Top-Up", Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program, Vocational Rehabilitation is awarded.

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