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Ashford University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Ashford University

Website: http://www.ashford.edu
Address: 400 N Bluff Blvd , Clinton , Iowa - 52733-2967
Phone: (563) 242-4023
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Fringe Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers No
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $55
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,963
698
1,265
Percent admitted
83%
76%
86%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
51%
40%
56%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
-
-
SAT Math
-
-
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
-
-
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Recommended
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $10,199
Out-of-state tuition $10,199
Books and supplies $750
On-campus room and board $5,800
On-campus other expenses $1,000
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
78%
-
Federal grant aid
52%
$2,846
State or local grant aid
1%
$2,829
Institutional grant aid
14%
-
Loan aid
71%
$6,740
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
25,605
26%
74%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 23,841
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,765
Undergraduates 24 years old 15%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 84%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 44%
Men 32%
Women 52%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 25%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 42%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 44%

Contact Information

Address: 400 North Bluff Boulevard, Clinton, IA
Phone Number: (563) 242-4023

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $14,894 $15,340 $15,340 $16,270 6.1%
Books and supplies $700 $700 $750 $750 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,800 $5,800 $5,800 $6,000 3.4%
Other $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.0%
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $22,394 $22,840 $22,890 $24,020 4.9%
Off Campus $22,594 $23,040 $23,090 $24,020 4.0%
Off Campus with Family $17,594 $18,040 $18,090 $19,020 5.1%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,700 1,215 2,485
Percent admitted 92% 81% 97%
Percent admitted who enrolled 49% 42% 52%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record   X
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 3 0%
ACT 60 3%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 18 21
ACT English 15 20
ACT Math 16 21
  • Official ACT scores or SAT scores are required only if applicant is applying to a program offered in the traditional on-campus semester-based format and does not meet GPA and class rank criteria and/or applicant completed high school less than three years prior to application date.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1950 -   Accredited