International students hang out by the picnic tables during their free time at Ashland University
Group of International Students holding an Ashland University International Club Banner
International students walks with American student to their next class
International students talk in front of the Academic Corridor at Ashland University
Students laugh on the Quad after a day full of learning at Ashland University

Student Opinions

See what people are saying about our programs.
Hongfeng Fei
My international classmates and ACCESS teachers give me knowledge you cannot get from the books. While studying we learn from each other to know more about the culture and customs of different countries.
Hongfeng Fei, China
Ahmad Bondagji, Saudi Arabia
When I came to Ashland, I had almost no English skills. However, I’m taking the ACCESS program to improve my English until I am able to study my major at AU. I have a lot of American friends who also help me to improve my English. Additionally, I will never get homesick because Ashland is a... more
Ahmad Bondagji, Saudi Arabia
Nami Hamada
I really enjoyed English class; it is so different from the Japanese style classes. There are Saudi Arabian and Bangladesh students in the class. I thought it was wonderful to communicate with them only using English.
Nami Hamada, Japan
Ali Boussaffa
Ashland University is a good place to enhance your knowledge, excel your leadership skills and share experiences with multicultural students from all over the world. AU staff is outstanding, helpful and friendly. They push you to be more successful. ISS is presented by a helpful and high... more
Ali Boussaffa, Tunisia
Manik Chowdhury
Having been traveling and living in different corners of the planet, I consider myself a citizen of the world and I am lucky to be able to acknowledge Ashland University as my second home. From day one I knew that I belonged here as making friends around the campus and getting involved in... more
Manik Chowdhury, Bangladesh
Fernanda Mastrogiacomo
It is impossible to think about only one memory at Ashland University. Since the first day I was there, my days were happy and I was surrounded by wonderful people. I absolutely love AU, and I can say it was one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life. The university, all the... more
Fernanda Mastrogiacomo, Brazil
Kyle Chan
There are various activities that international programs arranged such as group gatherings, rec center, outdoors and off-campus trips. They bring lots of joy to the international students like me to get into the American campus life. It creates the opportunities for all the students in... more
Kyle Chan, Hong Kong