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Ashland University

Ashland, Ohio

Ashland University is a private liberal arts and sciences university in Ashland, Ohio. Its skilled faculty are set on putting an “Accent on the Individual.”

Student Profile

Fall 2016 Enrollment
3,559 undergraduate students
92% of undergrad students are full time
49% male — 51% female
7% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2016-2017 Academic Year
174 full-time faculty
218 part-time faculty
12 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Residence Life

Fall 2016
92% of first year students live on campus
44% of all students live on campus

High-Impact Practices

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First-Year Seminars and Experiences X
Common Intellectual Experiences  
Learning Communities X
Writing-Intensive Courses  
Collaborative Assignments and Projects  
Undergraduate Research X
Diversity/Global Learning X
Service Learning, Community-Based Learning X
Internships/Coops/Practicums X
Capstone Courses and Projects/Senior Experience X

Retention Fall 2016

80% of students began in Fall 2015 and returned in Fall 2016 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 Year Graduation Rate 2016

62% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2016

Nonresident aliens 2%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 13%
White 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 3%

Academic Programs

The following programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences: Actuarial Sciences (B.S.), Art (B.A.), Art Education (B.S.Ed.), Biochemistry (B.S.), Biology (B.S.), Biotechnology Concentration (B.S.), Chemistry (B.S.), Chemistry Education (Grades 7–12) (B.S.Ed.), Commercial Art (B.A., B.S.), Computer Arts & Graphic Programming (B.S.), Computer Science (B.A., B.S.), Creative Writing (B.A.), Criminal Justice (A.A., B.S.), Digital Media Journalism (B.A.), Digital Media Production (B.A.), Earth Science Education (Grades 7 – 12) (B.S., B.S.Ed.), English (B.A.), Environmental Science – Biology (B.S.), Environmental Science – Chemistry (B.S.), Environmental Science – Geology (B.S.), Fine Arts (B.A., BFA), Foreign Languages (B.S.Ed.), Forensic Biology Concentration (B.S.), Forensic Chemistry (B.S.), French (B.A.), French Education (B.S.Ed.), Geology (B.S.), Geoscience Technology & Management (B.S.), Health & Risk Communication (B.A.), History (B.A.), Integrated Language Arts Education (B.S.Ed.), Integrated Mathematics Education (B.S.Ed.), Integrated Science Education (Grades 7 – 12) (B.S., B.S.Ed.), Integrated Social Studies Education (B.S., B.S.Ed.), International Political Studies (B.A.), Journalism & Digital Media (B.S.), Life Science Education (B.S., B.S.Ed.), Master of Arts in American History and Government (M.A.), Master of Arts in Health and Risk Communication (M.A.), Master of Arts with a Specialization in Teaching American History and Government (M.A.), Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (M.F.A.), Multi-Disciplinary Studies (B.A., B.S.), Music (B.A., B.M.), Music Education (B.M., B.S.Ed.), Mathematics (B.S.), Philosophy (B.A.), Physics (B.S.), Political Science (B.A.), Psychology (B.A., B.S.), Public Relations & Strategic Communication (B.A.), Religion (B.A.), Social Work (BSW), Spanish (B.A.), Spanish Education (B.A., B.S.Ed.), Sport Communication (B.A.), Theatre (B.A.), Toxicology (B.S.). The following programs are offered through the College of Business and Economics: 1 Year International MBA (MBA), Accelerated-Accounting/MBA (BSBA, MBA), Accounting (BSBA), Business Administration (B.A.), Business Management (BSBA), Economics (B.A., BSBA), Entrepreneurship (BSBA), Fashion Merchandising (B.S.), Finance (BSBA), Hospitality Management (BSBA), Information Systems (BSBA), International Business (BSBA), Marketing (BSBA), MBA (MBA), Sport Management (B.S.), Supply Chain Management (B.S.). The following programs are offered through the College of Education: Adolescent & Young Adult Education (B.S.Ed.), Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies (EdD), Early Childhood Education (Pre-K – Grade 3) (B.S.Ed.), Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (B.S.Ed.), Intervention Specialist K-12 (B.S.Ed.), Intervention Specialist – Mild-Moderate K-12 (B.S.Ed.), Intervention Specialist – Moderate-Intensive K-12 (B.S.Ed.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Middle Grades Education (B.S.Ed.), Multi-Age Education (B.S.Ed.). The following programs are offered through the College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Athletic Training (BSAT), Dietetics (B.S.), Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), Exercise Science (B.S.), Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science (M.S.), Nursing (BSN), Nursing – Accelerated Track (BSN), Nursing – Advanced Entry (BSN), Nursing – RN to BSN (BSN).

ACTIVITIES OFFERED

Campus Ministries X
Choral groups X
Concert band X
Dance  
Drama/theater X
International Student Organization X
Jazz band X
Literary magazine  
Marching band X
Model UN  
Music ensembles X
Musical theater X
Opera  
Pep band  
Radio station X
Student government X
Student newspaper X
Student-run film society  
Symphony orchestra  
Television station X
Yearbook  

COMMON CORE

Arts/fine arts  
Computer literacy  
English (including composition) X
Foreign languages  
History X
Humanities X
Mathematics X
Philosophy  
Sciences (biological or physical) X
Social science X

 

Other: Aesthetics, Religion, International Studies

CLASS SIZE BREAKDOWN

Size 2-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 74 224 250 37 13 1 0 599

CAMPUS HOUSING OPTIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

Coed dorms X
Men’s dorms X
Women’s dorms X
Apartments for married students  
Apartments for single students  
Special housing for disabled students  
Special housing for international students  
Fraternity/sorority housing X
Cooperative housing  
Theme housing X
Wellness housing  
Other housing options  

ADMISSIONS

ADMISSIONS FALL 2016

3,443 Total Applicants
2,495 Total Admissions
627 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
72.47% of applicants admitted

Admissions Deadlines for 2017-18 Admission

Rolling admission? Yes

Priority date: Jun 1

ADMISSIONS FACTORS

Very Important
Rigor of secondary school record
Academic GPA
Standardized test scores

Considered
Class rank
Interview
Extracurricular activities
Talent/ability
Character/personal qualities
First generation
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical residence
State residency
Religious affiliation/commitment
Racial/ethnic status
Volunteer work
Work experience
Level of applicant’s interest

Freshmen Profile Fall 2016

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 460 560
SAT Math 490 580
SAT Writing    
SAT Essay    
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT Math 19 25
ACT English 19 24
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

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https://www.ashland.edu/administration/student-accounts/tuition-fees/traditional-undergraduate 

TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2017-2018

Expenses  
Tuition $19,740
   
Room and Board (on campus) $9,746
Estimated Total On Campus $29,486

FINANCIAL AID

Average Financial Aid Packages 2016-2017 Estimated

$19,044 First year students
$10,778 All undergrads

Financial Aid Breakdown 2016-2017 Estimated

$10,778 Average need-based scholarship or grant award
$4,617 Average need-based loan

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