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Ashland University Student Life

Ashland University is on a 135-acre campus in a small town setting in Ashland, Ohio, not far from Cleveland and Akron. Ashland University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Ashland University also has fraternities and sororities.

Ashland University has a thriving Campus Activity Board. In fact, more students participate in Campus Activity Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Ashland University include Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Well Campus Ministry, intramurals and Sororities.

Ashland University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Parents' Weekend and Banana Splittin'.

Does Ashland University Offer Student Housing?

Ashland University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Ashland University students live off campus. In 2021, 19% of undergrads at Ashland University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Ashland University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Ashland University offers coed housing and .

Ashland University Athletics

At Ashland University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Ashland University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Ashland University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Ashland University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Ashland University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Ashland University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Ashland University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Ashland University, take Interstate 71 to Ashland, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Akron-Canton airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Ohio you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Ashland University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Ashland University Students

50%

Women

50%

Men

48%

Full Time

52%

Part Time

92%

In State

8%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

65%

20%

6%

4%

1%

1%

1%

1%

0.19%

Undergraduate Students

6,666

Graduate Students

1,299

Non-Resident / International Students

58

Ashland University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,965

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

74%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,000

Out-of-State

$23,000

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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