Resources for those studying abroad on Ashland’s campus
On behalf of everyone at International Student Services, welcome to Ashland University! Our office exists for one reason: to help you make a smooth transition to campus life and enjoy your time in the United States to the full. The university offers many advantages to the international student that you’ll appreciate including:
Recognized academic excellence — The Princeton Review recognizes Ashland as one of the “Best in the Midwest” and U.S. News & World Report placed Ashland in the top tier of Midwest institutions.
Individual attention — The average class size at Ashland is 15 students per professor. This means you will get to know your professors well and have many opportunities to participate in class.
Ashland is a safe community — Ashland has the lowest violent crime rate of any city of its size in Ohio.
Full-time language instruction is available.
ACCESS, our Center for English studies, provides full-time language instruction and the opportunity for conditional admission to academic studies.
The International Student Services office is 100% devoted to meeting your needs — Our office exists exclusively to assist you in every way possible, including helping you with your responsibilities as an F-1 or J-1 visa holder.
Active International Club — Take part in activities that immerse you in the American culture and provide opportunities to meet people in the community while you have fun shopping, attending sports events and in general having fun.
A convenient location to see America — Ashland is only about an hour’s drive from Ohio’s two largest cities, Cleveland and Columbus, and within a day’s drive of New York City, Niagara Falls, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Toronto, Canada.