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Ashworth College
137 Reviews
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Avg. time to find work: Haven't graduated yet
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Average reviewer salary: $37,308

Ashworth College's Top-Rated Degree Programs

Program Average Rating Percent Employed Average Time to Hire Average Salary % Degree Helped Career
Early Childhood Education Average Rating
Percent Employed 100% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $35,000 % Degree Helped Career 100%
Criminal Justice Average Rating
Percent Employed 89% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $42,857 % Degree Helped Career 83%
Business Average Rating
Percent Employed 100% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $36,000 % Degree Helped Career 100%

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Degree: Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
Graduation Year: 2014
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The entire thing was ridiculous. Whoever came up with the program was great, but the Ashworth Site itself is hard to navigate, there is absolutely no communication. I thought I completed my course and two months later I sign in and receive an F on a project for turning it in late. No communication from the instructor. Nothing. My overall grade was an A until I missed that assignment and now I am at a 2.4 GPA and an F in Wedding Planning COME ON!!

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Degree: General Studies
Graduation Year: 2014
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This school has come a long way in the past 10 years. Many other colleges now accept Ashworth credits for transfer now, too.

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Bachelor in Early Childhood is Good
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Degree: Education, General
Graduation Year: 2011
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I found the textbooks to be informative and easy to understand. I worked steadily in order to finish my degree and assignments were marked on time. The cost was good because it included books and I didn't have to worry about sourcing them myself. But, the international posting of the books always caused a delay. My bachelor degree has been accepted in Australia and I intend completing my masters as well through Ashworth.

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Great Quality, In depth Reading Materials & Af...
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Degree: Education, General
Graduation Year: 2015
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I was surprised how misleading other reviews here have been. Ashworth has truly surprised me with the depths of their programs, and the resources that have been available to me. Everything from the reading materials, to the materials that have been shipped to my home was, and still is amazing. I will be attempting to attend the school for another program in the near future.

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Degree: Education, General
Graduation Year: 2015
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I am extremely disappointed with Ashworth College. Their student services is just useless. Somehow one of my assignments showed me that I attempted to submit it twice which resulted in me getting the passing grade instead of the grade from the instructor. I didn't think this would be a big issue to call about since it must have been a blank page that was submitted or it was an error in the system. I already called twice about it without anyone being able to help me. Their excuse both times was that it's the regulation that you only get the passing grade after two attempts but does an empty page or an error count as an attempt? If this issue is not going to be resolved I will switch back to Pennfoster. I liked the structure of their webpage a lot better and they actually send me books to every topic which Ashworth doesn't do yet they charge the same as Pennfoster?! I'm not happy about this situation and it's so frustrating! There are a lot of good things about online college but this is something that wouldn't even be an issue in a regular college.

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Im so glad I've enrolled myself into this course.
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Degree: Education, Other
Graduation Year: 2015
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I would say that I have been having a great experience with Ashworth College. I'm going to graduate very soon I still have only 10 more courses to go which I'm planning on finishing them this year. Although I haven't graduated I've been sending out resumes to schools to test the water, schools seem to be pretty impressed with my qualifications and they're accepting towards this degree from ashworth. before I started this early childhood education degree I had already finished a bachelor's degree in psychology with an on campus college so I think it would be fair for me to make comments on Ashworth while I have a comparison. in terms of the quality of instruction I think Ashworth has done a great job it is not much difference from the instruction I received from my on-campus college. assignments guidelines are clear. is easy to know what should be filled in. content of courses are thorough you receive to help you get through your exams assignments. Support is always available by phone calls/ emails. the system is very easy to use it gives you a very good flow for studying. you always know what to expect during the journey. I've learned a great deal of knowledge in education from ashworth. I never understand why people keep saying that Ashworth is a scam. I think this happens to all online degrees you have to work hard in order to get the results no one is going to push you or make you do things you have to be very self-motivated when enrolled in an online course. is true that Ashworth is not regionally accredited but with the popularity of distance learning, nationally accredited degrees of the department of distance education have become a lot more acepted 70% of ashworth graduates are able to transfer their credits to regionally accredited schools. I think the result is absolutely worth the price. The price is extremely affordable as well. It basically provides a lot of people with the opportunity of finishing college because of the price and the flexibility. I would recommend ashworth to those who are self-motivated and proactive. because no one is gonna sit around and tell you what to do you have to do things by yourself independently in order to make achievements. i would not recommend it if you're trying to get into a masters program of a top university afterwards. However for career and regular further study ashworth would definitely be a good start to the path.

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Justina Or - 18 days ago

Hello

I'm enrolled in the BS early childhood education. I had already competed an associate before I started this program. So I only had to do 70% of the whole course. I started in Nov 2013 and now I have only 35% more to go : ) you're right. If you work very work you could actually finish it within no time.

As for the bad reviews I guess there are always different points of view... But if you pay attention the really bad ones were made years ago. I believe ashworth has made a lot of improvement so far.

Yes exams are open book. Some courses require you to do assignment and some dont. Most do and some could be challenging. Each semester can last as long as you want, you're given 4 years to complete an associate degree, 8 years for a BA.

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Degree: Business Administration and Management, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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I found Ashworth College to be just what I wanted..to get my degree without leaving my kids. It has greatly improved my careers opportunities and my self confidence on a whole.

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Hi I'm considering this school and I want to learn and be able to gain employment. Did you have an externship that lead to a job or did u have to find employment on your own without the support of the school.

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Degree: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
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I've just started my first semester and am already learning a ton. Sign up was easy and I was learning the first say I enrolled. All books are included with your tuition.

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Ashworth great college
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Degree: Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Graduation Year: 2013
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Ashworth is a great college, I have completed my associates, in early Childhood Education, with the aim of working on my bachelor with Ashworth college Ashworth is a top notch college, just as any other top notch college. People who bash Ashworth are people who can't handle life or college education. Each college have their own guidelines, NEWS FLASH, all colleges is in it for the money. How else would their doors remain open? If you find one that is not please share!! I would recommend Ashworth to anyone. It is not Ashworth fault that you can't handle life. They are affordable college, offer a variety of online acredditted programs All of you small minded people get your facts straight about Ashworth. If you still have a problem, build a bridge and get over it. Plain and simple.

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Hi there! I jus requested some info on the Early Childhood Program. How did you like it? I have some background from a previous college and Im wondering if it the classes will be different if I take them online.

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Violet - 27 days ago

I liked it a lot. Some of my classes were challenging but I made it with hard work. Also, i had previous college classes.Ashworth gave me credits for some of them. Which, i only had to take two semesters with them. The classes are no different than any other online courses.

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Vagirl, you will hear bad reviews even with colleges like Yale, Harvard, Howard, ect. The main goal is to stay focused and work hard. Communication is the key. I think a lot of negative reviews (not all) are from people who are not taking care of business (communicating) be it with your advisor, financial aid department, student services, ect. Ashworth, Yale, Harvard, Howard or any college will not spoon feed you. The hard work is up to us. They are there to assist. I had several credits to yransfer in from a previous college. I would say it took me about nine months definitely, I had to work hard for it.yes, the exams are open book. The semester session are self paced- really it all depends on how much time and effort you wanted to put in. But, just a word of advice. If you have a problem, communicate with your college meaning financial aid, student services, advisor ect.do not assume that they will take care of it. Ashworth is standing by to assist not to do it for us.

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Degree: Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Graduation Year: 2013
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I liked Ashworth College. It is affordable. Some of the classes were very challenging. I hear people bashing alot of online learning, well i say to those people stop hating. If online is not for you than don't do online. But puh-leeze keep your freaking trash talking to ypur self.

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