Ashland University Ranked as Best Private School in Ohio in Online Master’s Degree Ranking

Ashland University Ranked as Best Private School in Ohio in Online Master’s Degree Ranking

9/23/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University has been ranked as the top private university in Ohio in’s ranking of the Top 50 best Online Master’s Degree schools in the country.

Ranked as the 39th best Online Master’s School in the U.S., AU is the top private university in Ohio as well as the second best Ohio college overall, behind Bowling Green State University, which was ranked No. 35.

AU President Dr. Carlos Campo said, “We are very proud that AU was ranked as having the 39th best online Master’s Degree program in the country and was ranked as the No. 1 private university for Online Master’s Programs in the state of Ohio. Ashland University has embraced online learning and this has opened our doors to a more expansive student body – from working professionals and stay-at-home individuals to those who may not be able to commute to a physical campus -- and we are proud to offer some of the best combinations of online programs available anywhere in the country today.”

Campo added he is very pleased by the fact that Ashland’s online programs stress the same academic rigor as AU’s traditional classroom programs.’s school rankings attest to Ashland University’s quality, accessibility and affordability, and the excellence of its academics and student services. “You should be extremely proud that these characteristics have been recognized and promoted in an effort to help students seeking superior education and a first-class college experience,” said Kathryn Jorawsky with

“Ashland University, located in Ashland, Ohio, offers online programs in the areas of nursing, education exercise science, and business. Students enrolled in online programs are supported by the university through access to web resources like AU Career Connect, which is the school’s online job database,” Jorawsky said.

Jorawsky continued, noting that those looking for online master's degree options from Ashland should consider Ashland’s programs, including the M.Ed. in Adult Education, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership + Administrative Licensure, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Talent Development Education, M.S. in Applied Exercise Science, M.A. in Corporate and Strategic Communication, and One-Year Master of Business Administration.

Ashland University is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, 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. ###