Five Colleges Enter Articulation Agreements with Ashford University

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford University formed articulation agreements with five community and regional colleges in the fourth quarter of 2011. The agreements allow for students of these two-year schools to transfer credits toward a bachelor's degree at Ashford University.

The colleges that established articulation agreements with Ashford University are Indian Hills Community College in Iowa; Yavapai College and Mohave Community College in Arizona; Joliet Junior College in Illinois; and College of Southern Nevada in Nevada.

"These agreements are great for all schools and students involved," said Mark Young, Ashford University's director of academic partnerships. "It makes for an almost seamless transition to a four-year university."

The academic partnerships between Ashford University and these community colleges show a commitment to increasing educational opportunities and facilitating progression for students transferring from a two-year college to a four-year institution. 

About Ashford University

Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. Ashford University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association ( The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor's degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

Contact: Shari Rodriguez, Associate Vice President of Public Relations
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