Ashford University
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Status
Private
Acceptance Rate
-
SAT Range
-
ACT Range
-
Student/Faculty Ratio
174:1
Total Enrollments
32,620
Total Cost
$13,470
Net Average Cost of Attendance
$20,415
Main Address
8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92123
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Ashford University Review

A- Excellent
3.85 Based on 5 Reviews
Career Preparation
B+
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
A-
Activities and Groups
A-

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Ashford University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

3908 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
168
71
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
2
573
704
 
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
0
705
491
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
22
 
 
 
Customer Service Management
 
25
 
 
 
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
 
27
 
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
71
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
80
0
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
289
1
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
32
0
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
119
 
 
 
Marketing, Other
 
60
 
 
 
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
 
0
 
 
 
Operations Management and Supervision
 
46
 
 
 
Organizational Behavior Studies
 
 
34
 
34
Organizational Leadership
 
158
12
 
23
Project Management
 
107
 
 
 
Real Estate
 
54
 
 
 
Research and Development Management
 
 
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

2403 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Child Development
 
127
 
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
314
730
 
 
 
Education, General
 
183
378
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
 
0
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
47
 
2
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
22
2
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
51
 
 
 
Learning Sciences
 
34
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
42
 
 
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
1
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
168
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
51
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
49
 
 
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
 
182
 
 
Teaching English or French As a Second or Foreign Language, Other
 
20
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1601 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Linguistics
 
18
 
 
 
Behavioral Sciences
 
297
 
 
 
Clinical Psychology
 
 
 
 
6
Counseling Psychology
 
 
0
 
 
Cultural Anthropology
 
27
 
 
 
Developmental Services Worker
 
 
2
 
 
Family Resource Management Studies, General
 
9
 
 
 
History, General
 
52
 
 
 
Human Services, General
 
 
8
 
1
Library and Information Science
 
37
 
 
 
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
 
89
 
 
 
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
 
 
2
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
38
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
417
360
 
7
Public Administration
 
18
72
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
43
 
 
 
Sociology
 
90
8
 
 
Sustainability Studies
 
0
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

957 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Gerontology
 
17
 
 
 
Health and Wellness, General
 
22
 
 
 
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
 
7
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
395
196
 
 
Holistic Health
 
318
 
 
 
Medical Informatics
 
 
0
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
0
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
2
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

147 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
0
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
0
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
127
20
 
 
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
 
0
 
 
 

50 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
 
50
 
 
 

46 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Software Engineering
 
0
 
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
46
 
 
 

36 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Military Applied Sciences, Other
26
10
 
 
 

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Check out the online programs offered at Ashford University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
 
Applied Linguistics
 
 
 
 
Behavioral Sciences
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
 
 
 
Child Development
 
 
 
 
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
 
 
 
Computer Software Engineering
 
 
 
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
 
 
 
Cultural Anthropology
 
 
 
 
Customer Service Management
 
 
 
 
Developmental Services Worker
 
 
 
 
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
 
 
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
 
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
 
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
 
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
 
 
 
Family Resource Management Studies, General
 
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
 
 
Gerontology
 
 
 
 
Health and Wellness, General
 
 
 
 
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
 
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
 
 
History, General
 
 
 
 
Holistic Health
 
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
Human Services, General
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
 
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
 
 
Journalism
 
 
 
 
Learning Sciences
 
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
 
 
Marketing, Other
 
 
 
 
Medical Informatics
 
 
 
 
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
 
 
 
 
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
 
 
 
 
Military Applied Sciences, Other
 
 
 
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
 
 
 
 
Operations Management and Supervision
 
 
 
 
Organizational Behavior Studies
 
 
 
Organizational Leadership
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
 
 
 
Project Management
 
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
 
 
Real Estate
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
 
Research and Development Management
 
 
 
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
 
 
 
Social Sciences, General
 
 
 
 
Sociology
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Sustainability Studies
 
 
 
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
 
 
 
Teaching English or French As a Second or Foreign Language, Other
 
 
 
 
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

B+ Great
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.6 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA Health Care Administration, Class of 2011

    Webinar & tutorials are available upon request or invitation.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Organizational Management, Class of 2011

    Webinars, flyers, emails about job fairs.

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    A) Associate of General Studies B) Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health C) Master of Science in Health Sciences-Public Health Concentration, Class of 2013

    Career Center/Social Media sights for networking.

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA Health Care Administration, Class of 2011

    No physical classes - online courses only.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    A) Associate of General Studies B) Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health C) Master of Science in Health Sciences-Public Health Concentration, Class of 2013

    All three schools have fantastic students who are very active.

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

3.8 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA Health Care Administration, Class of 2011

    I did not use the facilities - online courses only.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    A) Associate of General Studies B) Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health C) Master of Science in Health Sciences-Public Health Concentration, Class of 2013

    Everthing aany major college or university has.

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA Health Care Administration, Class of 2011

    ?? Only participated in online courses.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    A) Associate of General Studies B) Bachelor of Arts in Complementary and Alternative Health C) Master of Science in Health Sciences-Public Health Concentration, Class of 2013

    Veterans Organizations, Sports at Ashford University

    5 Rated January 2016

Questions & Answers

Who are the notable alumni?
1 Answer
  • "Special K" Daley – Harlem Globetrotter

    Answered by: Universities.com
What is the campus setting like?
1 Answer
  • Ashford’s corporate office is based in San Diego, but their campus spans the world. That’s because the Ashford students complete their degrees 100% online. This means the Ashford campus extends to homes, offices, coffee shops, and anywhere else with an Internet connection. This flexible format allows students to study on their schedule — making Ashford an ideal environment for professionals, parents, and even world travelers and to complete a degree on their terms.

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What are the online learning and extension/adult learning opportunities?
1 Answer
  • Ashford’s more than 50 degree programs are all offered 100% online from four colleges: the Forbes School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Health, Human Services, and Science, and the College of Liberal Arts. Degrees are designed to fit into the lives of busy professionals. The draw for most Ashford students is the ability to complete their degree online.

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What are the athletic highlights?
1 Answer
  • The Ashford University Saints compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as an independent member. The Saints formerly competed in the Midwest Collegiate Conference (MCC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, soccer, and track and field. Women's sports include basketball, soccer, softball, track and field and volleyball. The official team colors are purple and gold, and the mascot for the Saints is a Saint Bernard dog named Champ. In 2010 and 2011, Ashford received the MCC President's Cup for high academic excellence among their student athletes with 96 individual students chosen for the Academic All-MCC Team. Additionally, 21 students were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes which requires a GPA of 3.5 to 4.0 at certification.

    Answered by: Universities.com
What are the school's academic highlights?
1 Answer
  • Ashford offers more than 50 degree programs across four colleges: the Forbes School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Health, Human Services, and Science, and the College of Liberal Arts, with the majority of degrees awarded from the Forbes School of Business. The school offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. In the 2013 National Survey of Student Engagement, Ashford students scored higher than average on questions relating to relationships, diverse perspectives, educational and personal growth such as thinking critically and analytically, and writing.

    Answered by: Universities.com