About AU

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For more than 130 years, Ashland University has been home to individuals striving for academic, professional and spiritual growth. Focused on rigorous academic pursuits, students of Ashland develop critical thinking, leadership and professional skills. Rooted in faith and tradition with an unwavering commitment toward accent on the individual, Ashland University offers students an environment that promotes values and respect toward each person and their spirituality. The one-on-one relationships with faculty and students, challenging programs and collective sense of community are a few of the reasons students cite for coming to, and staying at, Ashland University.

From nationally recognized scholars programs and innovative learning labs, to exceptional athletic programs, places of worship and award-winning dining facilities, Ashland University is designed to nurture all aspects of student development. A nationally ranked university with global impact, Ashland University has students calling Ashland "home" decades after graduation. The highly personal Ashland experience instills in students the discipline, confidence and values to not just succeed in the world, but to impact it in the most positive ways possible.