Ashford University: Statistics

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#3228 of 14,131 In the World
#942 of 2,597 In North America
#873 of 2,496 In the United States
#77 of 249 In California
#7 of 20 In San Diego
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
95%
Avg. cost to attend
$20,910 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
25,425
Graduates
5,690
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Private
for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.uagc.edu

Ashford University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

31,115 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Ashford University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 13061 (42%)
Black or African American 9402 (30%)
Hispanic 5382 (17%)
Two or more races 1214 (4%)
Asian 778 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 735 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 285 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 50 (0.2%)
Nonresident Alien 42 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,910/year
Average aid awarded
$4,955
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,733
$30-48K $21,895
$48-75K $23,408
$75-110K $24,338
$110K+ $24,687

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $13,280$13,720
Tuition in-state $13,280$13,720
Tuition out-of-state $13,280$13,720
Fee in-district $998$944
Fee in-state $998$944
Fee out-of-state $998$944

Ashford University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 1 619 737
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 684 441
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 287 831
Psychology, General 485 376 4
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 426 226
Education, General 204 316
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 304 153
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 271 106
Behavioral Sciences 244
Organizational Leadership 205 11 22
Management Information Systems, General 156 68
Accounting 177 40
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 175
Holistic & Integrative Health 163
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 142 5
Project Management 130
Child Development 129
Sociology, General 111 17
Special Education and Teaching, General 128
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 118
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 101
Finance, General 87
Public Administration 15 58
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 72
Operations Management and Supervision 63
Marketing, Other 62
History, General 60
English Language and Literature, General 58
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 57
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 55
Organizational Behavior Studies 16 38
Real Estate 53
Library and Information Science 51
Environmental Studies 49
Journalism 43
Learning Sciences 41
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 39
Educational & Instructional Technology 22 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 34
International Business & Trade & Commerce 23 11
Social Sciences, General 34
Human Services, General 26 5
Business & Managerial Economics 27
Cultural Anthropology 25
Applied Linguistics 23
Political Science and Government, General 23
Military Applied Sciences, Other 13 9
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 21
Customer Service Management 21
E-Commerce & Electronic Commerce 20
Health and Wellness, General 19
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other 17
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 13
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 11
Gerontology 11
Family Resource Management Studies, General 8
Clinical Psychology 7
Public Health, General 6
Information Technology 5
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 5
Computer Software Engineering 1
Sustainability Studies 1
Developmental Services Worker 1
Grand Total 301 6,626 2,977 81
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 8% 6% 9%
  • Full-time retention rate - 26%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,838
Citations
36,156

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
861 / 21,787
Engineering
257 / 5,579
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
249 / 3,802
Surgery
227 / 9,060
Biology
211 / 8,792
Environmental Science
184 / 5,069
Chemistry
141 / 4,546
Psychology
116 / 3,484
Physics
106 / 3,721
Business
100 / 1,262
Health Science
99 / 1,793
Computer Science
97 / 1,257
Geology
92 / 3,119
Materials Science
77 / 3,225
Physical Therapy
62 / 625
Demography
60 / 3,066
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
55 / 573
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
49 / 1,626
Art & Design
47 / 117
Family medicine
46 / 1,345
Nursing
45 / 299
Pediatrics
44 / 263
Cardiology
43 / 911
Mathematics
40 / 305
Oncology and Cancer research
40 / 2,044
Anesthesiology
39 / 670
Structural Engineering
38 / 367
Critical Care Nursing
38 / 419
Political Science
37 / 69
Sociology
35 / 149
Healthcare Management (MHA)
31 / 1,171
Earth science and Geophysics
29 / 1,069
Pathology
29 / 338
Public Health
28 / 927
Communications and Public Relations
28 / 64
Economics
27 / 94
Environmental Management
27 / 1,051
Botany
26 / 721
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
25 / 1,779
Geography and Cartography
24 / 138

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 129
1992 16 105
1993 12 105
1994 18 159
1995 11 153
1996 15 140
1997 23 176
1998 35 230
1999 26 261
2000 32 284
2001 36 417
2002 47 453
2003 28 590
2004 24 666
2005 78 799
2006 39 959
2007 42 1039
2008 37 1014
2009 45 1232
2010 46 1403
2011 55 1527
2012 67 1672
2013 77 1830
2014 109 1940
2015 107 2018
2016 115 2280
2017 112 2633
2018 96 3210
2019 120 3981
2020 136 5358
2021 197 6554

General info

Total FTE staff 985
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard
San Diego, California, 92123
United States
City population 1,395,000
Phone 8667111700