Ashford University and Wayne County Community College District Sign Articulation Agreement

Ashford University is pleased to announce its partnership with Detroit’s Wayne County Community College District. Through the partnership, thousands of students at WCCCD 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 Wayne County Community College District has demonstrated a commitment to making higher education accessible, especially to working adults, a mission that our university was founded on,” said David Vande Pol, Senior Director of Academic Partnerships for Ashford University. “We are honored to partner with a district of WCCCD’s stature and look forward to helping their students earn their bachelor’s degrees through Ashford.” 

Dr. Curtis L. Ivery, Chancellor of the five-campus system remarked, “Wayne County Community College District is excited to provide this opportunity for those seeking to complete a baccalaureate degree through our partnership with Ashford University. This unique collaboration opens the door for many who have long wanted to obtain a bachelor’s degree in a convenient and cost-effective manner. We are glad to be in a position to expand choice and promote access at a critical time for those living and working in southeast Michigan.”

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 Wayne County Community College District

The Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) is the fastest growing community college in the nation serving residents of Wayne County and surrounding communities. The District has five campuses and numerous off-site locations conveniently located throughout Wayne County. WCCCD serves 32 cities and townships. The District has more than 90 programs leading to either an associates degree or certificate in various disciplines.