Location
Clinton, IA
Undergrads
69,336
Tuition
$10,938
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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Reviews 4789 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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4 Recent Alumnus

Academic Flexibility: Ashford works to transfer credits you have from other schools. They work to set up classes relevant to your needs.

4 Recent Alumnus

Campus Resources: Instructors Are Great! Ashford University will meet anyone's learning expectations. The instructors and great and generally engaging in the classes. They will make you think and apply what you are learning to real life.

5 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I am receiving the best education at Ashford University. I believe I am getting more than my monies worth by attending school here. The Financial advisors are very helpful and they make you feel confident that although the school is not cheap you can achieve your degree and move on to finding a career in your future.

4 College Junior

Campus Resources: Academic Programs – The academic programs are great. The classes challenge you. Just because they are online doesn't mean that they are easy.

5 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: The main reason that I chose this school is because it had what I needed. It has online classes and early childhood education courses. It also transferred most of my credits from the other school that I attended.

College Sophomore

Academic Experience: I DONT KNOW WHAT THIS CLASS HAS TO DO WITH CRIMINAL JUSTICE

College Sophomore

Overall Experience: ITS A BIT PRICEY, BUT I WOULD CHOOSE IT AGAIN IF I HAD TO

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I love the way m classes are outline for me and also how helpful everyone has been. Classes have been great and I enjoy them. I am very happy with my decission to attend Ashford University.

5 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: After being out of school for such a long time, I really appreciated my advisors help with my FAFSA, she walked me right through it, she also relieved my apprehension toward taking an online class by walking me through the online classroom program. She was AWESOME!

5 College Senior

Student Body: I Am Taking Online Classes – Even in taking online classess, I have gotten to know some of my classmates and look forward to meeting them at graduation time.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Going back to college was a bit intimidating for me after being out of school for 26 years, but it was the BEST decision that I have ever made. The time flies by so quickly. I like how each class is organized and know exactly what is required and when it is due. I recommend Ashford University for people that have a family and work full-time, their online experience is exceptional and before I know it I will have my Bachelors degree in Health Care Administration.

College Junior

Career Services: I have not yet went to the career center, but I do plan to do so, once I get further into my classes, so that I can be better prepared for careers I may find of interest.

College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Explanation of No Transfers. The reason this grade is n/a is because I chose to start fresh and not use any of my old credits, I have been out for to long and felt it best to start as a new student without transferring any credits so that I would have a better chance to succeed and refresh on anything I may have forgotten.

3 College Junior

Online Courses: Classes Were Very Informative – The few classes that I took were very informative related to my degree.

3 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: A LITTLE WEAK – tHEY CLASSES ARE CHEAPER THAN OTHER COLLEGE.I CAN AFFORD THE CLASS.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: I love the connection my admission adviosr offer me.she is very caring and devoted.i only take one class at a time.I use to take two classes at one take at phoenix.It has took alot of pressure off me.I havenot transfereds my credit yet, but i plan to

5 College Sophomore

Online Courses: I think the work is really easy ,because the teacher assistant is their to help you at all times.All you have to do go over previous lectures from the past weeks and you can not go wrong.

3 College Sophomore

Student Body: My experience with Ashford Univewrsity so far there is no communication when it comes to advisor and student.They do not call me at all.I can say University of Phoenix always keep a check on you every other two weeks.Overall it is a good school to go to and be apart of the team.

College Junior

Campus Resources: I Go Online – I attend Ashford's online education program and do not physically attend the campus. I know that the resources for going online are excellent and extremely useful.

5 College Junior

Campus Resources: Online Responsibility – I like how the student is fully responsible for the grade. My grade never depends on group projects. This is important for me because I'm paying for my experience to be placed in my hands alone.

5 College Junior

Online Courses: The online classes here are on your time at your pace within a 5 week timeline per class. your grade will be reflective of your academic abilities and dedication to completing your assignments on time, i.e. discussion posts/replies and papers.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: As with any school you get a full range of instructors although, overall most will take an active interest in your accademic achievements and assist the student within limits.

4 College Junior

Campus Resources: The library at Ashford is great, although its new format tales a little getting used to it has every resource you will need to complete youe assignments.

4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: Excellent School With Great Support – I was very pleased with my online experience and the academic support I received. I would recommend the school to anyone looking to build their hiring potential. Because this is online I did not get to enjoy all the campus activities available to other campus students.

5 College Sophomore

Online Courses: It Takes a Lot of Discipline – The online classes take a lot of discipline with time management. However, that is to be expected with not only online classes but with traditional classes.

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Valerie Harvey
Hometown
Moyie Springs, ID
Major
AA-Business
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Ashford University provides a great learning experience in a very unique environment. If you ask online Ashford students if they're happy with their choice to attend school there, most would probably say that they would do it all over again if they could, mainly because of its flexibility and convenience with schedules. The instructors are helpful and respond to questions in a timely manner, usually within one to two days. The instructors are helpful and encourage students to constantly look for better answers. Online classes are very convenient to students with complicated schedules; students can complete assignments at their own leisure, yet within the time constraints of deadlines. Most students find no problem completing their assignments.

A drawback of being an online student is that you don't have the opportunity to really check out the organizations or physical resources Ashford offers. However, the University does have an online library that students can go into from the Student Portal. The library is easy to use, and students can usually find most of the sources they need when writing a research paper. Even though it isn't your typical college interaction, the instructors and classmates are friendly and very helpful when you have questions. Students are able to help each other in unique ways. In one case, a student didn't have her book for class yet, and another student was able to scan a copy of the assignment and e-mail an attachment to her. Classmates are also helpful in post discussions and give each other timely advice and wisdom.

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