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About Ashford University

Ashford University is a private school located in the small town setting of San Diego, CA, less than an hour from Chicago.

Founded in 1918, Ashford University currently enrolls around 10,568 students a year, including 9,866 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Ashford University's endowment was valued at $1,380,484 in 2021. The school spends $3,227 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About Ashford University

Acceptance rate: 0%

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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What's the acceptance rate at Ashford University in 2019?

Admission to Ashford University is slightly difficult. Around 0 percent of all applicants are admitted to Ashford University each year.

Ashford University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Ashford University a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Ashford University, around 36 percent return for their sophomore year.

Ashford University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 20 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 91 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does Ashford University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Ashford University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard San Diego, CA 92123

Campus Setting: Small Town

Ashford University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Ashford University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Ashford University is Continuous processing.

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Ashford University ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 21

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Ashford University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Ashford University is like? There are approximately 10,568 students enrolled at Ashford University, including 9,866 undergraduate students and 702 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time.


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