Ashford University and Valencia Community College Sign Articulation Agreement

Ashford University is pleased to announce its partnership with Valencia Community College, in central Florida. Through the partnership, thousands of students at Valencia will be able to transfer into one of Ashford’s acclaimed bachelor’s programs.

Students in the school can earn a bachelor’s degree, while enjoying Ashford’s low tuition rate and transfer policy which allows the transfer of 90 community college credits. 

"The Ashford agreement is significant for our students because it offers an affordable and accessible transition for Valencia students, with the complete transfer of our A.A. degree General Education requirements, and up to a total of 90 credit hours," said Dr. Karen Borglum, Assistant Vice President of Curriculum and Articulation of Valencia Community College. 

“Valencia Community College graduates more students each year than any other community college. We are excited to help those students take their education to the next level, and earn a bachelor’s degree through Ashford University,” said David Vande Pol, Senior Director of Academic Partnerships for Ashford University. 

About Ashford University 

Founded in 1918, Ashford University is a coeducational institution regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, with programs in education, business, accounting, criminal and social justice, computer animation and graphic design, and other areas.  The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a range of student activities and athletics, at its Clinton campus.  Online degree programs are available in education, organizational management, business administration, and psychology.  The University is known for its high quality yet highly affordable on-campus and online programs, with tuition fees among the lowest in the U.S. compared to other private institutionsIts tagline is: “Higher Education Made Affordable”SM.  For more information, please visit

About  Valencia Community College

One of the nation's largest and most celebrated community colleges, Valencia graduates more students each year than any other two-year college and has an annual attendance of over 50,000 students. Founded in 1967, Valencia Community College has four campuses and two centers throughout central Florida. Thanks to alumni donations, grants and contributions from businesses, Valencia has the country's largest community college endowment-- more than $60 million * according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers.