Why Ashford University

Choose Ashford University to complete your higher education. Join the thousands of military and veteran students who have moved ahead in their lives with help from Ashford University. Pursue your Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degree in challenging and rewarding programs. Discover the one that's right for you.

You can trust Ashford University, founded in 1918, to provide military-friendly service at all levels. To start, you work with a specialized military division of Ashford University that focuses on the educational needs of the military community. This division is composed primarily of prior military members, so you can trust their expertise. Take advantage of even more distinct benefits available to the military community from Ashford University:


Pursue a course of study that covers the full spectrum of modern knowledge – from eMarketing and Cognitive Studies, to Psychology and Environmental Studies. No matter your job title, you’ll build the skills that matter in your industry.


Your professors use computerized assessment to measure your learning. In many courses, you’ll study and learn from a suite of digital materials, rather than expensive textbooks. And the Ashford Mobile app lets you keep in touch with your professors and fellow students on-the-go.


At Ashford, you’re never alone! The Ashford student body is a diverse family where everyone is welcome. Students, faculty, and alumni interact and support each other from across the country and the world. Social media tools allow you to connect and network whenever you wish.


Commencement ceremonies are one important tradition at Ashford, when thousands of students gather from across the country to receive their degrees. All graduates are welcome to participate, and many of them enthusiastically join in this celebration.

Transfer up to 90 approved credits to accelerate your undergraduate degree completion. Any training programs you’ve participated in could translate into college credits. Find out how to combine your previous coursework with corporate training to make the maximum transfer impact. For more information, visit Transfer to Ashford.