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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.