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Reviews 5374 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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College Junior

Career Services: I have not utilized this portion of the school yet.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I have not received enough financial aid to cover my classes. I am already 1000.00 in the hole and I am only in my second class. I hope that I don't get in further debt before the end of my first year or I will half to think about other alternatives.

5 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: I have been very pleased with everything at Ashford!

4 College Junior

Online Courses: Online courses are always convenient for those who work full time and have busy life schedules. Though it is not the same as having hands on experience in a real class setting, you get the same learning outcome for the courses taken

4 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: Professor I experts who will answer all your questions, but you must take it upon yourself to ask them. They are busy with everything else, so make sure if you need help, you ask!!

4 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: The financial aid office was really helpful with every questions I ask. The money I am paying is definitely well worth the education I receive. I instructors are very knowledge of the subjects they teach.

2 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: The first set of Aid went to the school which I was not aware of. I did not receive any aid which was definitely hard on my household. All my forms were in and in place, I was just not happy with not getting any aid.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: I like this school because they care about making sure you understand what is going on. They take the time to help anyway possible.

4 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: The reason I chose this school is because of the flexibility and they had the major I am hoping to accomplish. Moslty all of my credits transfered to so that was a big plus.

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4 College Senior

Campus Resources: Since I have been in attendence at Ashford they have added on more learning resources, some of them, in my opinion, are confusing to use, but I am sure that in time they will fix that.

5 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Ashford University employees have for the most part been very helpful in explaining and helping with the process of financial aid.

3 College Senior

Academic Experience: The classes for my major are very relevant to what I'll be doing in the future. And the educators of these classes are very caring and helpful. I find that the longer I am in attendance the more I am learning about being my own boss.
Plus the information being taught for my major, Entrepreneurship, is relevant to what I will be doing. With the exception of information taught on international business operations.

5 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: My advisor is really on top of this. Whenever I get stuck of confused all I have to do is call and he is there to help me.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: The educators are knowledgable in the classes that they instruct in and answer questions in a timely manor. I just wish there were a quicker way to get answers, instead of the standard 24 hr wait time. The class I am in now, this instructor is on top of her emails, I have posted several questions to her for help and she answered within like 2-3 hours. Wish there were more instructors like her...

5 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: It was so easy to get my Financial Aid taken care of. There is an advisor just for that! Any questions I had were answered in a timely manner.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: There are hundreds of resources at this University. An extensive online Library, and help with other searches outside of the library. A social and health forum for students and so many other readily available links!

5 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: I love the flexible access I get from attending this college. There are several people available to me to answer whatever question I may have. My transfer of my previous college credits was so seamless. They even helped me produce the proper documentation for my unemployment claim!

5 College Sophomore

Student Body: The diversity and experience of all of the students I have encountered so far has been amazing. Everyone has been friendly and shown maturity and intelligence.

4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Taking online classes so it is very flexible for me

3 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The financial aid process is very smooth. The coat is high over 1,000 very five weeks.

1 College Senior

Academic Experience: I had a family member get very sick and I had to put all of my attention to them. I was failed because my final paper was two days late.

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3 College Senior

Academic Experience: It is very easy to register for any class at this school. The online classes are almost just like being in a class room.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: There are times that the classwork is more intense than I originally. Since I am in Arizona and the facilities are in Iowa, I do not know what is available there and what is not. But being from Iowa, many years ago, their schools are the top schools, so I trust their professionalism and academic programs.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: The classes are 5 weeks in total, they go quite fast and for a working mother it gets a little difficult, but managable. Doing the classes online does make it much for convienent, especially not having to take the time to go to a campus. I can do the work, submit it and go on with work or home tasks.

4 College Junior

Online Courses: I have taken online courses at other schools, but this is the first time I felt like I was learning. This format of classes helps because you can prioritize your time and energy for everything else that you have to do that day. Convenience is the thing I love most about Ashford.


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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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