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Ashland University

Ashland, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

About Ashland University

Ashland University is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University values the individual student and offers a transformative educational experience that combines the challenge of strong applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. Extracurricular activities also help our students develop as people who work, serve and lead with integrity.

Ashland University is a private, religious university in the town of Ashland, Ohio. Ashland University was founded in 1878. The university currently enrolls around 7,965 students per year, including 6,698 undergraduates.

Ashland University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Ashland University. In 2022, Ashland University accepted 74% of applicants. In 2022, 2,641 out of 3,552 total applicants were accepted.

Ashland University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 74%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%

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Ashland University is located in Ashland, Ohio, near Cleveland and Akron.

If you want to see Ashland University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 71 to Ashland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Akron-Canton.

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College Info

401 College Avenue Ashland, OH 44805-3702

Campus Setting: Small Town

Ashland University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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Ashland University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

500 - 610


Math SAT Range

500 - 598


Reading SAT Range

Not available

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Ashland University is like? There are approximately 7,965 students enrolled at Ashland University, including 6,698 undergraduate students and 1,267 graduate students. 48% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from OH and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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