International Student Tuition and Fees

2021-2022 Academic Year

International students studying under F-1 student visas are required by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to show a minimum financial ability during the admissions process in order to qualify for the issuance of a Form I-20 from the US institution. To learn more about the required financial ability of international students on F-1 student visas, please utilize Study in the States resources on Financial Ability.

Indicated below are the estimated tuition and fees for programs popular with international students. These fees are estimates that may be indicated on admitted students’ Form I-20s.

For further inquiries and assistance regarding international student tuition and fees, please contact the Office of International Admissions at international@ashland.edu.

Estimated Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate international students admitted with qualifying cumulative grade point averages for academic year 2021-2022 may be awarded renewable, merit-based scholarships up to $11,500 for first-year students or up to $8,000 for transfer students. In order to be awarded and apply the renewable, merit-based scholarship to the yearly comprehensive undergraduate tuition, students must be enrolled full-time, degree-seeking academic courses.

Undergraduate
Yearly Estimated Expenses
Comprehensive Tuition Rate $22,990
Activity/Service Fee $250
Campus Access Fee $840
Board (Regular, Double/Triple) $5,960
Meal Plan (Eagle or Purple Plan) $4,980
Health Insurance $1,686
Books & Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $37,506

Estimated Master of Business Administration (MBA) Tuition & Fees

The Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics’ world-class MBA programs offers international students flexibility in their educational pursuit. International students studying under an F-1 student visa are required to maintain full-time status by taking a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester for two out of three semester per academic year.  Two popular in-person MBA programs at Ashland University for international students are the Traditional MBA Program and the One-Year International MBA Program.

Traditional MBA Program Yearly Estimated Expenses
Tuition (Minimum Full-Time Status) $10,320
Learning Technology Fee ($40/credit hr) $480
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $250
Health Insurance $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $19,671

Traditional MBA Cost Per Credit Hour: $860
Estimated Total Traditional MBA Tuition (30 Credit Hours): $25,800

One-Year International MBA Program Yearly Estimated Expenses
Comprehensive Tuition Rate $33,900
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $250
Health Insurance $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $42,626

Comprehensive Tuition Rate (30 Credit Hours, with Two International Experiences): $33,900

Estimated Master of Education (M.Ed) Tuition & Fees

The Dwight Schar College of Education and the College of Online and Adult Studies offer multiple M.Ed programs at Ashland University. Students seeking in-person programming under an F-1 student visa can select from two M.Ed programs: M.Ed in Curriculum & Instruction with a cognate in Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century or M.Ed in Adult Education. Both programs require 30-36 credit hours for graduation. International students studying under an F-1 student visa are required to maintain full-time status by taking a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester for two out of three semester per academic year.

M.Ed. Programs
Yearly Estimated Expenses
Tuition (Minimum Full-Time Status) $6,840
Learning Technology Fee ($40/credit hr) $480
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $250
Health Insurance $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $16,191

M.Ed Cost Per Credit Hour: $570
Estimated Total M.Ed Tuition(30-36 Credit Hours): $17,100-$20,520

Estimated Traditional Doctorate in Leadership Studies Tuition & Fees

The Dwight Schar College of Education’s Traditional Doctorate in Leadership Studies (Ed.D) provides an interdisciplinary, terminal degree in a 59 credit hour program. International students studying under an F-1 student visa are required to maintain full-time status by taking a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester for two out of three semester per academic year.

Doctorate in Leadership Studies
Yearly Estimated Expenses
Tuition (Minimum Full-Time Status) $8,640
Learning Technology Fee ($40/credit hr) $480
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $250
Health Insurance $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $17,991

Doctorate in Leadership Studies Cost Per Credit Hour: $720
Estimated Total Doctorate in Leadership Studies Tuition (59 Credit Hours): $42,480

Estimated Accelerated Nursing Program Tuition & Fees

The Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences offers international students a Post-Baccalaureate Accelerated BSN program designed to help students with a bachelor’s degree in any field launch a successful nursing career in 15 months. Due to the expedient delivery of the program, international students will enroll in a total of four terms over 15 months; however, for F-1 visa documentation purposes estimated expenses are based on 12 months (3 terms).

Accelerated Nursing Program
Yearly Estimated Expenses
Tuition (3 Terms) $24,120
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Technology Fee $750
Course Fees (Estimated) $2,700
Activity Fee $250
Health Insurance $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $36,441

Estimated Total Accelerated Nursing Comprehensive Tuition: $36,340

Estimated English Language Training Program (ACCESS) Tuition & Fees

International students that have not met the minimum English language proficiency requirement for direct admission may be required to enroll in Ashland University’ English language training program, ACCESS, prior to starting academic classes. Students length of study depends on English abilities which will be assessed during orientation for placement into one of three levels. Though students may study for shorter than a year, estimated expenses on the Form I-20 will be based on the yearly estimated expenses to maintain full-time status under an F-1 student visa.

English Language Training (ACCESS)
Semesterly Estimated Expenses Yearly Estimated Expenses
Tuition Rate $6,490 $12,980
Examination Fee $25 $50
Activity/Service Fee $125 $250
Campus Access Fee $420 $840
Board (Regular Double/Triple) $2,980 $5,960
Meal Plan (Eagle or Purple Plan) $2,490 $4,980
Health Insurance $843 $1,686
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $400 $800
Totals $13,773 $27,546

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