2022-2023 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 2022-2023 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 $25,200
Activity/Service Fee $260
Campus Access Fee $880
Board (Regular, Double/Triple) $6,220
Meal Plan (Eagle or Purple Plan) $5,220
Health Insurance (Estimated) $1,686
Books & Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $40,266
International Freshman Awards for 2022-23
Scholarship HS GPA Award Renewal GPA
International Presidential 3.80 - 4.00 $11,500 3.00
International Provost 3.50 - 3.79 $10,500 2.75
International Director 3.00 - 3.49 $9,500 2.00
International Ambassador 2.70 - 2.99 $7,500 2.00
International Rising Eagle* 2.50 - 2.69 $2,000 2.00
N/A <2.50 $0 N/A

 

*If student completes 12 or more credits and has an AU GPA of 2.7 or higher first term, they will receive academic aid based on the transfer model below beginning with 23/SP.

 

International Transfer Awards 2022-23
Scholarship HS GPA Award Renewal GPA
International Transfer 3.75 - 4.00 $8,000 3.00
International Transfer 3.50 - 3.74 $6,000 2.75
International Transfer 3.25 - 3.49 $5,000 2.00
International Transfer 3.00 - 3.24 $4,000 2.00
International Transfer 2.70 - 2.99 $3,000 2.00
N/A <2.70 $0 N/A

 

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) $10,800
Learning Technology Fee ($42/credit hr) $504
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $260
Health Insurance (Estimated) $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $20,185

 

Traditional MBA Cost Per Credit Hour: $900
Estimated Total Traditional MBA Tuition (30 Credit Hours): $27,000

 

One-Year International MBA Program Yearly Estimated Expenses
Comprehensive Tuition Rate $36,360
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $260
Health Insurance (Estimated) $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $45,241

 

Comprehensive Tuition Rate (30 Credit Hours, with Two International Experiences): $36,360

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) $7,200
Learning Technology Fee ($42/credit hr) $504
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $260
Health Insurance (Estimated) $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $16,585

 

M.Ed Cost Per Credit Hour: $600
Estimated Total M.Ed Tuition(30-36 Credit Hours): $18,000-$21,600

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) $9,060
Learning Technology Fee ($42/credit hr) $504
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Activity Fee $260
Health Insurance (Estimated) $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $18,445

 

Doctorate in Leadership Studies Cost Per Credit Hour: $755
Estimated Total Doctorate in Leadership Studies Tuition (59 Credit Hours): $44,545

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) $25,080
Off Campus Living Expenses (Estimated) $6,000
Technology Fee $780
Course Fees (Estimated) $2,700
Activity Fee $260
Health Insurance (Estimated) $1,821
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $800
Totals $37,441

 

Estimated Total Accelerated Nursing Comprehensive Tuition: $38,080

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 $130 $260
Campus Access Fee $440 $880
Board (Regular Double/Triple) $3,110 $6,220
Meal Plan (Eagle or Purple Plan) $2,610 $5,220
Health Insurance (Estimated) $843 $1,686
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $400 $800
Totals $14,048 $28,096