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Ashland College Admission Requirements

Ashland, Ohio

Chances of getting into Ashland University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.1%
Admission Difficulty for Ashland University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Ashland College and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,169 out of 4,656 applicants were admitted making Ashland College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Ashland University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Ashland College, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Ashland College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for Ashland University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Ashland University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1110

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ashland University?

Ashland University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #24 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Ashland University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >78%
1105 to 1230 Avg + 68%-78%
980 to 1105 Avg - 56%-68%
855 to 980 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 855 Low <42%
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Ashland College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
90%
ACT Scores for Ashland University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Ashland University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Ashland College?

Admission data indicates that Ashland College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 90 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ashland University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Ashland University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >80%
22 to 25 Avg + 68%-80%
20 to 22 Avg - 58%-68%
18 to 20 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 18 Low <48%
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Ashland College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Ashland University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Ashland College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ashland University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Ashland College accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Ashland University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

76% of Ashland University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Ashland University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 76%
Bottom 50% of class 24%
Bottom 25% of class 4%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Ashland University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,719 1,937 4,656
Accepted 1,889 1,280 3,169
Acceptance Rate 69% 66% 68%
Enrolled 356 246 602
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 19% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Ashland University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Ashland University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Ashland University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
C
Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland, Ohio

G
Geneva College

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

W
Westminster College

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

G
Gannon University

Erie, Pennsylvania

S
Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor, Michigan

T
Trine University

Angola, Indiana

A
Albion College

Albion, Michigan

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201104 IPEDS survey data for Ashland University.

FAQs

Does Ashland University prefer SAT or ACT?

8% of students submit their SAT scores to Ashland College. 90% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Ashland University?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Ashland College. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Ashland University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1230. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Ashland University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 90% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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