Ashland University Rankings

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In the World#2172 of 14178
In North America#674 of 2629
In the United States#618 of 2528
In Ohio#24 of 91
In Ashland#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Brethren Church
Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$19,758 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,653
Graduates
1,438
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Ashland University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%70%72%
Applicants4,3491,9102,439
Admissions3,0951,3451,750
Freshmen enrolled full time613318295

1,282 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,322 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
69 or 13%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1000
or below

75% of them
had 1190
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Ashland University are 1000-1190 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
480 or 90%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Ashland University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3720 (73%)
Black or African American553 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown245 (5%)
Nonresident Alien227 (4%)
Hispanic176 (3%)
Two or more races98 (2%)
Asian49 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$19,758/year
Average aid awarded
$13,485
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,675
$30-48K$16,844
$48-75K$19,618
$75-110K$21,795
$110K+$23,192

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$20,950$6,540
Tuition in-state$20,950$6,540
Tuition out-of-state$20,950$6,540
Fee in-district$1,015
Fee in-state$1,015
Fee out-of-state$1,015

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,016
Combined charge for room and board$10,340
Room charge$5,610
Meal charge$4,730

Ashland University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General20344
General Studies229
Nursing Practice1504
Curriculum and Instruction77
Educational Leadership and Administration, General575
American History (United States)56
Communication, General54
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other44
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration138
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities1919
Early Childhood Education and Teaching36
Business & Commerce, General28
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other719
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs25
Computer Teacher Education22
Exercise Physiology136
Accounting18
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching16
Finance, General16
Marketing & Marketing Management, General16
Creative Writing312
Divinity & Ministry15
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management13
Organizational Communication, General67
Social Work13
Psychology, General12
Dietetics & Dietitian12
Social Studies Teacher Education11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management11
History, General10
Forensic Science and Technology10
Political Science and Government, General10
Radio and Television8
Fashion Merchandising8
Journalism, Other6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education6
Health Communication6
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education6
Management Information Systems, General6
Mathematics, General5
Sports Communication5
Hospitality Administration & Management, General5
Theology & Theological Studies5
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
Actuarial Science4
Religion & Religious Studies4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4
Toxicology4
English Language and Literature, General4
Computer Science4
Commercial and Advertising Art4
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies3
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented3
Bible & Biblical Studies3
International Business & Trade & Commerce2
International Relations and Affairs2
Economics, General2
Athletic Training & Trainer2
Environmental Science2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Art Teacher Education2
Graphic Design2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
Biochemistry1
Music Performance, General1
Music Teacher Education1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Philosophy1
Geology & Earth Science, General1
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other1
Grand Total23070067728
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%55%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
760
Citations
16,396

Publication count by topic

Psychology
182
Biology
86
Political science
64
Sociology
59
Medicine
49
Computer science
48
Business
42
Chemistry
41
History
28
Mathematics
28
Engineering
23
Philosophy
22
Art
22
Economics
15
Geography
7
Environmental science
3
Geology
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History114391
Mathematics12945,372
Art149426
Sociology1643586
Psychology17403,241
Business1934713
Philosophy204810
Political science239697
Biology24443,281
Economics2730199
Computer science2921833
Engineering3416179
Geology385912
Chemistry3978439
Environmental science407753
Medicine4211250

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199023
1991311
199237
1993310
1994433
1995333
1996852
19971051
1998967
1999493
2000892
20014120
200211123
200314101
200421153
200523186
200619200
200721232
200842297
200933353
201033432
201155485
201253594
201351743
201451854
201544956
2016431463
2017411817
2018241675
2019332024
2020182096

General info

Alternative namesAU
Founded1878
WikipediaAshland University
MottoAccent on the Individual
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-July)
Total FTE staff899
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address401 College Avenue
Ashland, Ohio, 44805
United States
City population21,000
Phone8008821548
Fax+1 (419) 289 5999

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