Ashland University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Ohio


Ashland University is a mid-sized regional teaching university, historically related to the Brethren Church. Our mission is to serve the educational needs of all students -- undergraduate and graduate, traditional and non-traditional, full and part-time -- by providing educational programs of high quality in an environment that is both challenging and supportive.

These educational programs emphasize both the importance of the liberal arts and sciences and the need to provide initial and advanced preparation in selected professional areas -- including business, education, and theology -- which enables our students to lead meaningful and productive lives in the world community.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6200
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 233

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 27:1
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Contact Information

401 College Ave
Ashland Ohio 44805


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Main Phone: 800-882-1548

Additional Campuses:
Ashland University Graduate Program Center in Columbus
1900 E. Dublin-Granville Road
Columbus, OH 43229

Ashland University Graduate Program Center in Elyria
Suite 105 University Center, 1005 N. Abbe Road
Elyria, OH 44035

Ashland University Graduate Program Massillon/Stark Center
2550 University Dr. S.E.
Massillon, OH 44646

Ashland University Graduate Program Cleveland Center
4645 Richmond Road Suite 103
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Admissions Contact:
Becky A. Barnes
Associate Director, Transfer Coordinator, Office of Admission

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Susan Rosa
Director, International Student Services

Athletics Contact:
William Goldring
Director, Athletics

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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Minimum Grades for Transfer:
All college-level credit for which a "C-" grade or better has been earned at a regional accredited institution, such as North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, will transfer.

Credits (Min/Max):
Ashland University accepts all college-level credit for which you earned a "C-" or better. Scholarships are available to transfers with a minimum of 15 semester hours/23 quarter hours with at least a GPA of 3.0.

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Letters of Recommendation Required:
May be submitted but are not required.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement is required.

Application Fee:
Ashland University requires no application fee.

Other Requirements:
In addition to a minimum GPA of 2.25, transfer students must be in good standing socially and academically; i.e., cannot have been dismissed from their last school for academic and/or social reasons.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 398

Transfers Accepted: 223

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 56%

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Financial aid is awarded on the basis of outstanding scholarship, accomplishments, talent, and/or financial need. Using combination of available assistance, AU will attempt to meet your financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

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