Resources › For Students and Parents Ashland University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Ashland University Rugby. guffeyGF / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated February 18, 2018 Ashland University Admissions Overview: Students applying to Ashland need to submit test scores from the SAT or ACT. In addition, they must submit high school transcripts and fill out an online application. The application does not require an essay or personal statement. The acceptance rate at Ashland University is 72%, which is good news for students with good grades and test scores--with seven out of ten applicants submitted, high achieving students have a good chance of being accepted. Admissions Data (2016): Ashland University Acceptance Rate: 72%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 488 / 593SAT Math: 468 / 580SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 20 / 25ACT English: 19 / 24ACT Math: 19 / 25What these ACT numbers mean Ashland University Description: Founded in 1878, Ashland University is a private, four-year university affiliated with the Brethren Church. The 135-acre main campus is located in Ashland, Ohio, and the school also has off-campus centers in Cleveland, Elyria, Mansfield, Westlake, Columbus, Massillon, and Medina. Ashland offers numerous distance education programs at the master's level. The university offers a wide range of degrees and majors, and high-achieving students should look into the honors program. Ashland is one of only ten colleges in the nation that offers a baccalaureate degree in toxicology. On the main campus, academics are supported by a 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 18 to 20 students. Ashland has intramural sports, an active Greek life, and 115 student clubs and organizations on campus. On the athletic front, the Ashland Eagles compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and have done well in the NCAA Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings in recent years. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 6,579 (4,814 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female71% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $20,392Books: $912 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,602Other Expenses: $2,596Total Cost: $33,502 Ashland University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 97%Loans: 74%Average Amount of AidGrants: $11,766Loans: $8,824 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Finance, Marketing, Middle Grades Education, Nursing Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%Transfer-out Rate: 29%4-Year Graduation Rate: 450%6-Year Graduation Rate: 62% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Swimming, Wrestling, Track and Field, Basketball, Baseball, GolfWomen's Sports: Swimming, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Ashland University, You May Also Like These Schools: Applicants interested in Ashland for its size and accessibility should also consider these other Ohio schools—Cedarville University, Shawnee State University, Xavier University, Baldwin Wallace University, the University of Findlay, and John Carroll University—all of which have between 3,000 and 5,000 undergraduates enrolled, with the majority of applicants accepted each year.