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Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org.
Click your way to a college degree from Ashford University’s Forbes School of Business. Yes, that’s Forbes, as in the global media company behind what is arguably the most well-known business publication in the word. And what does that mean for students pursuing an online degree? Resources. From curated talent and high quality content dating back almost a century to an extensive global network, Forbes School of Business makes use of the magazine in the classroom. As a student you’ll be invited to Forbes’ speaker series, which provides access to today's greatest business minds. Steve Forbes and Ken Fisher have already been speakers and each event is recorded and made available exclusively to students and alumni. If you’re a student or alumni who exemplifies the entrepreneurial spirit, apply for an Entrepreneurship Scholarship. To earn the scholarship, you’ll be asked to present a business idea and demonstrate its potential impact on the economy.
What you get out of an online education is what you put into it. It requires a great deal of self-learning and staying organized, but the reward is getting a degree from an accredited institution that can help advance your career.
My experience with Ashford was not good. I would get an assignment on Sunday that's due on Wednesday. I would email the teacher and not hear back from them until Friday, making the assignment late. I could never get an answer from anyone and the folks in admin would never call or email you back… terrible school.
One of the best things that Ashford University offers that other schools don't is flexibility. You can take classes from anywhere in the world. You can access your student portal and do homework from your phone, iPad, and computer. They have found innovative ways to make education available to everyone.
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Ashford’s corporate office is based in San Diego, but their campus spans the world. That’s because the Ashford students complete their degrees 100% online. This means the Ashford campus extends to homes, offices, coffee shops, and anywhere else with an Internet connection. This flexible format allows students to study on their schedule — making Ashford an ideal environment for professionals, parents, and even world travelers and to complete a degree on their terms.
Ashford’s more than 50 degree programs are all offered 100% online from four colleges: the Forbes School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Health, Human Services, and Science, and the College of Liberal Arts. Degrees are designed to fit into the lives of busy professionals. The draw for most Ashford students is the ability to complete their degree online.
The Ashford University Saints compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as an independent member. The Saints formerly competed in the Midwest Collegiate Conference (MCC). Men's sports include baseball, basketball, soccer, and track and field. Women's sports include basketball, soccer, softball, track and field and volleyball. The official team colors are purple and gold, and the mascot for the Saints is a Saint Bernard dog named Champ. In 2010 and 2011, Ashford received the MCC President's Cup for high academic excellence among their student athletes with 96 individual students chosen for the Academic All-MCC Team. Additionally, 21 students were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes which requires a GPA of 3.5 to 4.0 at certification.
Ashford offers more than 50 degree programs across four colleges: the Forbes School of Business, the College of Education, the College of Health, Human Services, and Science, and the College of Liberal Arts, with the majority of degrees awarded from the Forbes School of Business. The school offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. In the 2013 National Survey of Student Engagement, Ashford students scored higher than average on questions relating to relationships, diverse perspectives, educational and personal growth such as thinking critically and analytically, and writing.