Ashworth College Reviews of Bachelor's in Liberal Arts

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multitudinous
  • Reviewed: 12/17/2021
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"This is going to detail my experience and personal results relative to Ashworth College... Over the past 10 years, I enrolled in and attended several colleges (both online and in person). I received my associate's finally after about 7-8 years! The timing just was never right for me to finish honestly. I was just do glad to have earned an associate's back in 2020, but even so, I still felt the need to attain my bachelor's - coming from my families, college was just not really what they did in their 20s, or really ever. But still, my mom sort of ingrained in my head that the same way you expect to go to high school after middle school would be the same way you would expect to attend college and get a bachelor's after high school. So not having it still just felt wrong - I was disappointed in myself for not living up to this. To shorten this up a bit... Before Ashworth I attended a technical college, two universities, and a college. All were regionally accredited, which is the most desirable accreditation for US secondary institutions. Ashworth's worst flaw is that it is nationally accredited, which doesn't bother me. Paying attention to job descriptions reveals that an accredited bachelor's degree is required, without specification of which accreditation one should have - after questioning this and conducting research into this, I found that most did not really care about which accreditation a college had, as long as it was accredited by the US Dept. of Education. Ashworth is. However Ashworth is not a participant of Federal education funds/grants/loans/etc. But as of now, the end of 2021, this college's tuition is actually affordable in such a way that you honestly do not need to worry about getting in that much debt. They do offer one scholarship, or they used to. I am unsure about details of that right now. Currently, a semester costs well under $1,500, and a discount off that if you can pay out in full. Generous monthly payment plans available. For two semesters, I want to say it's still under $3,000. And there's a fairly simple way to get the fourth semester paid for. You can get a bachelor's degree for a great price, a price that is still far less than the cost of just one year at most colleges! Just because Ashworth is an online college with national accreditation does not mean their coursework lacks in any way. I always have excelled on math - took AP Calculus in high school, made an A, plus earned my college credit on the exam. I still found their business statistics and statistical analysis courses to be slightly challenging! Even with the open book policy! Most tests in this college are open book. But if you think that means you could just easily skip learning anything and just answer questions with information simply found in the online text, and then just easily move on through.. you'd be incorrect. I actually have learned genuinely valuable and applicable knowledge from courses at Ashworth. Each course also requires like two writing assignments. And they will definitely read them, so don't think it's a free 100. You have to put in real effort to get that A. That being said though, the selling point for me what the REAL option of this college being SELF-PACED. So many others incorrectly claim this. But I just finished my first semester with Ashworth (transfered about 70-75 credit hours on total - fairly generous with that process too - and they're fairly quick with transcript evaluations). I completed this semester in about two months, which is quite fast. But that doesn't mean I just "zoomed" on through. It required a lot of time on my end, with a lot of effort and self-motivation as well. If you aren't self-motivated to complete your work, don't go here. Really, if you're like that, I don't think there's any legitimate college you should attend... But Ashworth does require one to have a bit more of self-motivation just because of its set-up. Also, another downside is the lack of degree and course offerings. They offer what I would deem as just enough. But I still wish there were a couple more subject areas (I like taking a bit of everything possible really - I like learning in all areas to have at least some level of knowledge in most things). Overall, my recommendation regarding Ashworth is YES. I think they are worth it. And to sum this up, I would like to add this last portion in without being too specific. So attending Ashworth led me to applying for a job through one of their sister institutions... My previous and current experience with both work and education has seemed to work out for the better. I hope to move up within the organization upon earning my bachelor's - this job seems wonderful and has great benefits... And it's the highest paying job I've actually had, like ever. And since it's affiliated with Ashworth, well, I'm glad I decided to go to Ashworth. It seems to be helping me educationally and professionally, so this college has already significantly helped improve my life before I've even graduated."
Naomi
  • Reviewed: 2/27/2021
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"I love this school. I left for a short time before Ashworth started offering Bachelor Degrees, and enrolled in a 4yr institution (yes I have been trying to get my degree that long). The other school was very expensive, and also required much more online time than I had time to give. The guidelines were very strict for someone that had a busy schedule. I was beyond happy when I re-enrolled at Ashworth. I lost a lot of credits through fault of my own, but I was able to quickly get my Associates. Had I not transferred I would have been getting my Bachelors instead of Associates. I lost alot by waiting so long to re-enroll, due to it being computer related classes. Ashworth has been great about working with me, and applying anything that they could dig out from my other studies. I am now not far from my Bachelors and am saddened that they are no longer offering the Masters. I only hope that I can find a school that is similar to Ashworth to get my Masters and Doctorate, but hey lets get one degree at a time, right. I would recommend this school to anyone that already has too much going in life. I would recommend it to anyone that has a disability as well. I have severe anxiety and it works so well for me. Blessings in your future endeavors all!!!"
Rock
  • Reviewed: 9/30/2017
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"Ashworth College was a great option for me and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for an education. My employer also provided tuition reimbursement for my degree because Ashworth is an accredited institution. I had no trouble transferring credits into Ashworth and no trouble using my BA from Ashworth as the foundation for my MA and PhD studies."
OS
  • Reviewed: 9/7/2017
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"Ashworth is a great choice for someone who is looking to finish their degree and are already in an established career needing a Bachelor's Degree for career advancement. I needed to finish my degree as I already had over half the credits required to complete a Bachelors Degree. Ashworth is a great value for the money but NOT a college for someone right out of High School or, as stated in other reviews, an institution for technical careers that have specific requirements. Additionally, Ashworth's curriculum is 100% self directed which requires a greater amount of focus. I personally have tried several online schools and must say that Ashworth's online materials, library and delivery of materials is exceptional at a fraction of the cost. The staff at Ashworth are not really that helpful and their skills are a little rough around the edges and not your typical employee at a higher education institution. If you limit your communications to online chats then you wont be as frustrated with what appears to be individuals who have only a high school education.. PROS: Affordable, Flexible payment plan, Full pay of tuition discount, accredited, self directed, online flexibility, excellent resources including library, good introductory courses CONS: Self directed, Tech/Computer courses outdated, not regionally accredited, Staff, Will not transfer credits received over 10 years prior"
Dr. Rock
  • Reviewed: 7/20/2017
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"Good school. When I started most of the courses were via. "snail mail" but the school made a transition into the digital age. It is quickly becoming a major player in education and without a doubt was a forerunner of 21st century distance education. Go Ashworth!"
Honora Day
  • Reviewed: 8/18/2016
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"I am graduating again from North Dakota State University in December 2016 with my Masters of Software Engineering. Other universities do accept Ashworth College degrees so you can get a Masters degree in your field. I graduated with honors with my Bachelors of Arts in general studies."
Honora Day
  • Reviewed: 1/19/2016
  • Degree: Liberal Arts
"I was very happy with Ashworth College. I would have never been able to get a degree without their payment plan program, with was very reasonably priced. The staff was always helpful about the payments, books and courses. All the textbooks are included in the price which saves a lot of money. You can work at your own pace going quickly through easy courses and taking your time through the difficult ones. You can adjust your studies to your work schedule. The general studies was fun because you get choose a lot of your courses. It was wonderful. My courses transferred to a Graduate school and I am earning my Masters degree in software engineering now!"