About Ashland University
On Campus Housing
Ashland University is a private for-profit type institution which was founded in 1878. Earlier it was known as Ashland College which was later changed to Ashland University. It continues to encourage and enrich students with various academic and cultural events which helps the students to grow.
The university places great emphasis on each individual. It is a Christ-centered institution and provides a professional approach to the students to prepare them for the global workforce. Faculties and professors provide a supportive and innovative environment so that the students can explore different ideas and make them possible.
The institution promotes integrity, self-discipline, responsibility, compassion, leadership, service and good citizenship. The vision of the university is to be a nationally recognized private university where traditions of excellence are fostered.
The total student population is 6,579 in which 4,507 are full-time and 2,072 are part-time students.
The student to faculty ratio is 16:1.
Online Education at Ashland University
The College of Online and Adult Service provides the resources and support services for quality online programs at Ashland University.
The university offers 34 online programs across 6 majors. It offers Associate, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, and Certificate levels online programs.
Reviews from the students say that the university provides strong academic and athletic programs. Some of the other reviews are mentioned below.
The university has wonderful education programs and opportunities for growth.
The faculty supports the student's views and encourages them to be better in every perspective.
There are a lot of opportunities in athletics and sports as the university puts emphasis on sports and other recreational activities.
Rankings by the US News
The university is ranked between 230-301 in 'National Universities'.
It ranked 153rd in 'Best Online Bachelor's Programs'.
Rankings by Forbes
The university ranked 538th in 'Top Colleges'.
It ranks 215th in 'Research Universities'.
Ashland secured 346th rank in 'Private Colleges.'
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$64,492 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
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
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Financial assistance is available to the students in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans. Students who are interested to get the financial aid have to fill up the FAFSA form. Ashland University federal school code is 003012.
Federal Aid - Therse are awarded in the form of Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Direct PLUS Loans, Nursing Education Loan program, Federal Work-Study program and Direct Unsubsidized Loans. About 24% of students are offered the Pell Grants.
State Aid -This includes Ohio College Opportunity Grant, Ohio National Guard Tuition Grant, Pennsylvania State Grant and Ohio War Orphan Scholarship.
Institutional Aid - Ashland University Grant, Legacy Grant, Brethren Grant, Ministerial Grant, Ashbrook Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Honors Program Scholarship and many more are offered as institutional aid programs.
You can contact the university for more information on financial aid. Ashland University Financial Aid Office Phone Number is +1 419-289-4142.