Ashland University (Ashland College)

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Ashland University can be found in Ashland, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Ashland University has an enrollment of approximately five thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 1000 (25th percentile) to 1190 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 19 (25th percentile) to 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants that get into Ashland College. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Ashland College average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. 71% of all those students that apply are admitted to Ashland College, from which 20 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Ashland College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Ashland University was reported as 71.2% in Fall 2020 with over 4,350 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Ashland College ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Ashland College Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Ashland University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Ashland University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ashland University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 72.5%
  • 2017-2018: 73.5%
  • 2018-2019: 68.1%
  • 2019-2020: 71.2%
  • Projected Ashland College Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 65.9%

How Does Ashland College Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Ashland College is twenty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The College of Wooster54.7%
Oberlin College36.4%
Kenyon College34.1%
Mount Vernon Nazarene University73.0%
Baldwin Wallace University72.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Ashland College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math500 - 590
Total Score1000 - 1190
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 24
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