Ashland University Online Program Ranks as One of the Best in U.S.

Ashland University Online Program Ranks as One of the Best in U.S.

11/15/17 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University's Online Associate’s in Business Administration degree program has been named by Best College Reviews as one of the top online associate’s degree programs in business in the country.

This Best College Reviews ranking was compiled using data from College Navigator regarding tuition, as well as program information gleaned from each institution’s website. The methodology used to determine the rankings is based on tuition, customization options within the degree program, both in content and format, and an overall "wow" factor, which highlights each program’s unique offerings and sets it apart from the pack.

Ashland University’s program, which was ranked 16th in the country, was chosen for its focus on the working student.

“The flexibility of the programming, the intensive seven-week programs, and the broad-based approach to the field of business administration all combine to offer a unique program format that is ideal for students who are already employed and looking to further or change their career,” said Julie McCaulley, online relations for Best College Reviews.

The text describing Ashland’s program on the Best College ranking page says that “Ashland University offers a completely online associate’s degree in business program that focuses on being a broad, accessible starting point for individuals interested in starting a career in business. It uses an accelerated format with each course lasting seven weeks. This allows students to complete their degree quickly and move on to either an entry-level job in the field or transition to a more advanced degree. Accommodating working students is a priority, so even those online associate’s degree business students with busy or unusual schedules can earn their degree without having to neglect their home or work responsibilities.”

Best College Reviews compiles college program rankings in an effort to contribute to the academic mission of higher learning institutions. The rankings provide pertinent, non-biased information as a tool for prospective students and working professionals to aid them in making informed decisions as they seek to further their education. The full article regarding the rankings can be found at:

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###