Ashland University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 74% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 3,552 applications received in 2023, 2,641 students were offered admission.
If you are thinking about applying to Ashland University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Ashland University's admissions stats.
|Ashland University 2023||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||13%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||92%|
These are the application deadlines for Ashland University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||–||–|
|Early Decision II||–||–||–|
Ashland University does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Ashland University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by Ashland University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Ashland University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Ashland University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Ashland University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||–||–||–||–|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||–||–||–||–|
|Other Requirements||–||–||–||minimum 18 ACT or 860 SAT|
|Transcript(S) of College Record||–||–||–||–|
|Transcript of High School Record||–||–||–||–|
|Standardized Test Scores||–||–||–||–|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)||–||–||–||–|
Students admitted to Ashland University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Ashland University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 13% of Ashland University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 92% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Ashland University applicants, you should strive to earn between 500 and 610 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Ashland University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 610 and 25% of scored lower than 500, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
To be most competitive at Ashland University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Ashland University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Ashland University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Ashland University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Ashland University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Ashland University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Ashland University.
Does Ashland University accept transfer credits?
✅ Ashland University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Ashland University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Ashland University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Ashland University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Ashland University?
✅ Ashland University is not test optional.
What is Ashland University's acceptance rate?
✅ Ashland University's acceptance rate is 74%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Ashland University?
❌ Ashland University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Ashland University? Ashland University is a somewhat selective institution. The Ashland University acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Ashland University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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