Ashland University

Ashland, OH

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,991
Graduate Enrollment: 1,198
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Brethren Church

Campus Details

Town: Fringe (in urban cluster up to 10 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 70.01%

Male/Female: 56% / 44% (2017)

First generation college students: 40.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 11.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 4.1% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,137
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1050 - 1250

2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 25

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 30.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 17.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 12.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 8.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 73.2%
Black: 12.7%
Hispanic: 3.5%
Asian: 1.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 2.3%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 5.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $35,126
In-State tuition: $23,090
Out-of-State tuition: $23,090

Estimated books and supplies: $912 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,940 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,596 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $5,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,596 (2022)

Average Family Income: $77,502 (2017)
Median Family Income: $10,702 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 24.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 44.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $17,890
$30k-48k $14,440
$48k-75k $19,452
$75k-110k $23,263
$110k+ $24,800

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 56%
6-year graduation rate: 68%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,699 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 75.3% (2015)
@3 year 81.0% (2017)
@5 year 79.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 54.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 58.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $46,368 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,023 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 27 $610 $45,433 ($3,786) $61,541 ($5,128)
First Professional Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 19
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 13 $27,000 $285 $42,166 ($3,514)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 44 $496 $40,456 ($3,371) $45,004 ($3,750)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 1
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 51 $29,406 $286 $39,118 ($3,260) $51,448 ($4,287)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 13 $32,723 ($2,727) $48,516 ($4,043)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 4
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 18 $26,738 $276 $32,039 ($2,670) $45,212 ($3,768)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 7
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Bachelor's Degree Music. 1
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 2
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 12 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 150 $30,250 $265 $62,763 ($5,230) $63,283 ($5,274)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Master's Degree Bible/Biblical Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 44 $27,000 $283 $32,718 ($2,727) $39,195 ($3,266)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 22 $209 $51,253 ($4,271) $53,059 ($4,422)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 52 $27,000 $257 $25,108 ($2,092) $37,639 ($3,137)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 30 $27,000 $286 $34,022 ($2,835) $39,851 ($3,321)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 22 $211 $52,173 ($4,348) $60,295 ($5,025)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 12
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 229 $3,008 $16,697 ($1,391)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 21 $23,250 $242 $36,886 ($3,074) $45,472 ($3,789)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 14 $27,000 $249 $28,386 ($2,366) $54,491 ($4,541)
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 6
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 11
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 29 $30,625 $249 $43,439 ($3,620)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 50 $26,889 $246 $48,909 ($4,076) $62,979 ($5,248)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 344 $331 $63,726 ($5,311) $92,534 ($7,711)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 22 $27,000 $276 $53,506 ($4,459)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 8
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 20 $53,901 ($4,492)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 6
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 2
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 5
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 21 $26,000 $252 $45,887 ($3,824) $52,634 ($4,386)
Bachelor's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 8
Bachelor's Degree History. 14 $26,734 $283 $22,184 ($1,849) $39,914 ($3,326)
Master's Degree History. 56 $58,756 ($4,896) $63,830 ($5,319)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 56 $2,625
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 6
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 11
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 26 $27,125 $286 $25,274 ($2,106) $43,392 ($3,616)
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 7
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 4
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 77 $211 $52,274 ($4,356) $51,792 ($4,316)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 57 $254 $56,489 ($4,707) $67,370 ($5,614)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 5
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $66,231
Full time faculty: 32%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $47,561,734 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $61,340,051 (2022)