ashford university

Ashford University is one of the most frequently searched universities in America, according to a recent internet keyword search of American colleges.

Ashford consists of four colleges:

  1. The College of Education
  2. The College of Health, Human Services, and Science
  3. The College of Liberal Arts
  4. The Forbes School of Business 

Originally established in 1918, Ashford eventually became an distance learning school, and currently maintains an enrollment of more than 50,000 online students. 

Ashford is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission.  

above image:

above image: 

ashford university Q&A

Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Ashford. 

1. Where is Ashford University?

Online courses at Ashford are managed from the school's offices in San Diego, California. Here is the exact mailing address of Ashford's main offices: 


8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard

San Diego, California


2. What types of degrees are offered at Ashford University?

Ashford offers Associate degrees, Bachelors degrees, and Masters degrees in more than 50 fields of study. 

3. What undergraduate programs are offered at Ashford University?

Here is a list of some of the undergraduate majors (leading to Associate degrees or Bachelors degrees) at Ashford:

Associate Degrees

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Military Studies

Bachelor Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Applied Behavioral Science
  • Applied Linguistics 
  • Business Administration
  • Business Economics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Leadership
  • Child Development
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Communication Studies 
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Consumer & Family Financial Services
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education Studies
  • English
  • English Language Learner Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • eMarketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Gerontology
  • Health and Human Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Administration
  • History
  • Homeland Security 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Instructional Design
  • International Business
  • Journalism
  • Law Enforcement Administration 
  • Liberal Arts
  • Library Science
  • Military Studies
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Political Science
  • Project Management
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Real Estate Studies
  • Service Management
  • Social Science 
  • Sociology
  • Sports and Recreation Management
  • Supply Chain Management

4. What graduate programs are offered at Ashford University?

Here is a list of the graduate (Masters) degrees available at Ashford:

  • Business Economics
  • Child Development
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • English Language Learners
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management
  • Exceptional Systems for Revolutionizing Education
  • Family & Community Services
  • Finance
  • Global Management
  • Healthcare Administration 
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Organizational Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Literacy
  • School Leadership in the 21st Century
  • Special Education 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Teaching and Learning with Technology

Above: A typical Ashford diploma


5. Why should I attend Ashford? 

Here are just a few good reasons for enrolling at Ashford:

  • Ashford is a fully accredited university.
  • Degrees from Ashford can be earned fully online, from anywhere in the world. 
  • Ashford has a great number of degree programs to choose from. 
  • In terms of enrollment, Ashford is one of the largest universities in America. 
  • Ashford provides a number of benefits for military students. 

7. How much does it cost to enroll at Ashford?

The cost of tuition and fees is not at all clear on the Ashford website. There is even a so-called "TUITION FAQ" that does not include the question, "How much does it cost to attend Ashford?

This should raise a RED flag. 

However, students are permitted to take Ashford courses for 3 weeks free of charge to decide of they wish to continue. 

"The Ashford Promise" guarantees that students do not get charged for the trial period. 

Potential students can also call Ashford using the contact info shown below to find out more about tuition and mandatory fees. 

Additional fees may also apply, such as application fees, technology fees, and insurance fees, among others. Further expenses will include computer equipment and a high speed internet connection. 

Students applying to Ashford may be eligible for financial aid scholarships, as long as they successfully complete the FAFSA form. 

Above: The Ashford app displays the student's 

degree progress and expected graduation date, among other things. 


8. What is the contact information for Ashford University?

You can reach the main office of Ashford toll free by calling 866-711-1700. 

Above: A diploma from the Forbes School of Business at Ashford


Useful Links

Return to the main Universities page.

See this page for a list of more than 50 top ranked and reviewed Online Colleges.

Go here for a list of U.S. Law Schools, with a detailed Q&A article about each one. 

See this page for a vast assortment of customized Employment Resume Templates.

Recommended e-Books From Amazon