About Ashford University
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$62,011 per year
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
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.