Ashland University is a mid-sized, private, non-profit university in Ashland, Ohio, United States.
The university consists of a 135-acre (55 ha) main campus and several off-campus centers throughout central and northern Ohio. It was founded in 1878 and is affiliated with the Brethren Church. Judeo-Christian values are the foundation of the educational and social environment of the university.
Today, the university offers nearly 70 undergraduate majors and nine pre-professional programs. The majors include actuarial science, toxicology/environmental science and entrepreneurship, which are unusual for an institution of its size. In addition, it offers most traditional liberal arts majors as well as a wide range of majors in business and education. The education program, which offers pre-K through doctorate level courses, is one of the largest among independent and state institutions in Ohio. Academic programs are enhanced by an Honors Program and the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs.
The university consists of four Colleges—the College of Arts and Sciences, the Schar College of Education, the Dauch College of Business and Economics, and the Schar College of Nursing—and a large Graduate School offering degree programs in Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA), Master of American History and Government (MAHG), Master of Arts in Health and Risk Communication, Master of Education (MEd) and Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) programs. In addition, Ashland Theological Seminary, a division of Ashland University, offers a doctor of ministry degree as well as a number of master's degrees.
In addition to the main campus in Ashland, the University operates centers in a variety of locations throughout the state, including Cleveland, Columbus, Elyria, Massillon, Mansfield, Medina and Westlake
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Undergraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Advanced Diplomas
Ashland University participates in NCAA Division II for athletics. Ashland's athletic teams are known as the Eagles, and the colors are purple and gold. Ashland participates in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Ashland offers athletic scholarships in 10 men's and 10 women's sports – with the men competing in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor and outdoor track, swimming and wrestling, and the women competing in basketball, cross country, golf, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and volleyball. The University recently constructed a $23 million athletic complex that features a 5,200-seat football stadium, a 1,000-seat stadium for track & field and soccer, and a state-of-the-art training facility. Ashland students have won more than 650 All-America honors, 56 national championships and one Sullivan Award. Ashland also has been ranked in the Division II Sears Directors’ Cup standings. With more than 800 student athletes, Eagle athletics finished third in the 2011–2012 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup final winter standings. Ashland women's basketball went 33–2 and advanced to the NCAA Division II national championship game. Ashland University had a 33-game winning streak, the longest in the country for any Division II team, men or women.
There is a medical service.
The Student Government Association acts as the student voice and organizes a wide variety of activities for the overall development of the students. There are several student clubs and organizations on the campus. Students can either join the existing one or create a new organization/ club. Some of the special interest clubs include Ashland Commuter Eagles, Black Student Union,2nd Amendment Club, Anime Club, Students for Life, College Republicans, Colleges Against Cancer, International Club, Music Appreciation Club, Tuffy’s Troops, and Young Democrats.
Greek life has a strong presence on the campus. There are several fraternities and sororities governed by the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Council. The Greek organizations include Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Kappa Psi, Alpha Delta Pi, Phi Mu, Delta Zeta, and Alpha Phi.