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Peytonramos8a4 (In Progress) on October 17, 2014 (email verified)

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Hit or Miss I guess it's a hit or missed based on the reviews I've read. Either you like the style of learning or you hate it. Either you get your books on time or you have billing issues. At least for me I was patient the firs time around when they took longer than expected. I called and after that I had no problem with any of the books. They all came on time.
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Rsml0ve2007 (In Progress) on August 30, 2014

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horrible experience I regret this decision! Ok well first off the customer service is horrible I took the graphic design course and received 4 books . Two the size of a small magazine. Very hard to understand and when you call to speak to a teacher you never will. You will get customer service reps who tell you to Google the answer . So I decided to cancel. I was told that I could cancel on a payment plan since my husband just deployed to Iraq but they never made a note of it and when I contacted them about this they threaten me with collections when I have never missed a payment and want topay it off . Oh and of you change your mind you will get charged 225.00. This school is horrible they don't respond to online questions either and when they do its not Much help. Only good thing is the price bit I guess you get what you pay for. Take my mistake as a learning experience and take your business elsewhere.
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Hornsix1 (In Progress) on August 22, 2014

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Computer marks your CORRECT exam answers WRONG! I have home schooled 2 of our sons through high school using American School. They raised their rates. So we switched to Ashworth for son #3. Bad move! He has been complaining all along that many of the questions in the study guides and exams are not to be found in the textbook readings. I confirmed this. We had to google to find some answers! My BIGGEST complaint though, I feel is a very SERIOUS one!! After son completes exams in the Exam Book, I log on to his account with Ashworth and he reads off his answers and I enter them. Several times now he has had answers marked WRONG and we both checked them and found there is no way they are wrong!! So I called Ashworth's Student Services and was told they would connect me to an Academic Adviser and she would make the adjustments. Was told "They do it all the time"... um, ok.... So sure enough the "Adviser" found both of my son's answers were marked incorrectly and she "gave him credit for both. That makes his new grade a 96." I replied, "Uh, he had only 2 answers wrong and you gave him credit for both. Doesn't that make his new grade a 100?". "oh, ya, sorry, 100". So as a parent, I not only have to double-check the computer but the Academic Adviser as well? So, I asked this "adviser" how my son could be giving correct answers yet having them marked wrong. She said "its a computer glitch". Ok "So how can I have confidence that ANY of his exams are being graded accurately?" She replies, "It's a computer glitch. It happens. That's why we advise students to review their answers after completing exams." So, the educational institution is allowed to essentially be "dumber" than the student? It's up to the STUDENT to correct the school system that you paid tuition to attend????? My last child will be starting high school in 2015. I WILL NOT be enrolling her in Ashworth!!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on August 11, 2014 (email verified)

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Worked for me.not a bad program. I graduated from Ashworth College in March of 2014, with an AA degree in Criminal Justice. I have been a police officer for many years and never thought I would need a degree. As a supervisor I was required to obtain a degree to remain in that position. I had no problem with Ashworth College, and would recommend it to anyone with a busy schedule.
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Mckenziebyrns (In Progress) on July 31, 2014

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Psh, I love this school! I am a 17 year old who just graduated a year EARLY thanks to Ashworth! I don't know what people are talking about. I've never had a problem with support, tests, materials, or the teachers! I love how I can stay at my own pace. Tests are super easy as long as you actually study and whatnot. Also, I LOVE the activities they have you do online. Every time I call up there, the people are super friendly and easy to talk to. Coming from a girl who couldn't stand the high school atmosphere, this is the school to choose when looking for the right, affordable, online schooling option! (:
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Anonymous (Graduate) on July 28, 2014

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Carpentry Diploma I just finished the carpentry diploma program at Ashworth College (July 2014). The textbook and information packets came within 2 business days. I do not have much to say about the college itself other than that the grading was horrendous. During my course, the tests were all online multiple choice that were instantly graded and answers shown; however, the final project which was just a written report about employment opportunities was a sham. It took more than a week to grade. The textbook was great and detailed. It seemed that some of the content and pictures especially were from the 1990's, granted most concepts still apply today. This is a great foundations course, but definitely not from someone aspiring to become a carpenter. You should go to an actual carpenter class/school and not take an online course where there are no hand-on activities. The textbook on Amazon.com is only $30 so you should start by buying that and reading every chapter instead of taking this course. There are no extra supplements except the textbook and the pamphlets for each section that do not provide any extra information. Essentially you are paying for the "diploma" because the college does not offer anything extra. The textbook is the ONLY source of information and is all self-paced reading. So you are paying for Ashworth to tell you to read which chapters next. The only benefit of taking this course is to get a diploma at the end. All in all, if you want to actually learn carpentry and work as a carpenter, you should take a real hands-on-in-person course and NOT online. If you want to learn the foundations of carpentry as a hobby or self-education, then buy the textbook on Amazon.com and read it for yourself. You do not need to pay hundreds of dollars to Ashworth just to have them tell you which chapters to read first.
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Claudiasantana (In Progress) on July 11, 2014 (email verified)

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Mixed Review I have been enrolled for an entire year at Ashworth in the web development program. I for the most part have had my ups and downs with Ashworth. At the beginning I was disspointed because I felt like they had forgotten about me however I received my books and began to get the hang of the college. After that things have become easier. It always tough in the beginning.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on July 5, 2014 (email verified)

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no problems till last semester My first problem came in the form of them trying to tell me I wasn't eligible for the 4th semester free that was offered when I signed up, took 3 weeks to get that resolved. First course of semester 4 I cud not get the assignments to come up complete. I messaged and was told no that is right you are ok to submit. I submitted and failed the assignment. Spent 2 days fighting to get a second chance. Now I'm on the second course if the semester and once again my assignment is messed with and the instructor is refusing a submission and since I didn't pass that one element even though I have a b for the course, I am once again fighting them this time to get that course closed so I can move on. If you don't want to be jerked around, run, run fast and far.
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B.poturnak (Graduate) on May 28, 2014 (email verified)

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No need for a GED! No need for having to study for a GED test when you can finish high school online! I never thought this was possible until I began to google courses for GED prep and stumbled upon online HS. You take the classes instead of having to prep for a dumb test which takes the same amount of time. And you can say you graduated High School :)
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Mc.honan1996 (In Progress) on May 23, 2014 (email verified)

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Fantastic School! I really enjoy learning with Ashworth College. They're a fully accredited school and it's a pleasure working with the staff and professors. I'm doing a degree in Business Management and I'm really enjoying it! The content is fantastic and the staff make it interesting to learn about. The fact that it has a completely online system means I can work at my pace that will suit me. My mother has been ill and due to having to work and take care her it's sometimes hard to get the work done, Ashworth College makes it much easier for me. If I need help with any assignments or anything at all, there are resources that Ashworth College provides that allow me to get the help I need.
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Pineapplepanda86 (In Progress) on May 9, 2014 (email verified)

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good quality learning materials There are a lot of things that differentiate this college from regular colleges. for one thing a lot more work is involved, and this college i think serves a useful purpose for working individuals. i have never had any issues with staff and i have been able to keep up with the courses, if you're not a self learner and arent willing to put in a substantial amount of effort to succeed this college isn't or you. The learning material provided are of good quality.
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Oorani (In Progress) on May 9, 2014 (email verified)

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great college! The staff was helpful and responsive, i never had issues with the staff members, i think this college takes a lot more effort than the standard college, but what would you expect from an online college. If you make the sacrifice of not going to a real college be prepared to do more work. Overall this college is good im still in the progress of getting my degree, no issues so far.
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Azoya186 (In Progress) on May 9, 2014 (email verified)

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great program but not for everyone People who cant keep up with the course are obviously going to complain, you have to be able to learn and teach yourself, as well as follow along with the material in order to succeed at Ashworth college. I never face any issues, but f youre looking for a college where the teacher will teach you everything step by step this is not or you. With a lot of effort ad persistence a good degree is deinately possible from this college.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on April 30, 2014

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Psychology program at Ashworth College Very nice Teachers, Support and Institution. Materials good, but could be better. Overall, good College.
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Oorani (In Progress) on April 23, 2014 (email verified)

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Great school affordable and great education I currently attend this school and there is a lot of debate over whether its worth it to go to this school, i have to say i have never had issues with the staff or advisors, the advisors have been polite and professional from the beginning explaining every step of my education to me, and as for the price, i think you have to know what fits your needs. I was willing to pay a little more than what i would normally pay for a community college because it allowed me to pursue an education from home, and not compromise the quality time i spend with my children. This college isn't for everyone, you have to asses your own needs but it definitely benefitted me by allowing me to get my education at home and not compromise the time i spend with my kids as a stay at home mother :)
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Anonymous (Graduate) on April 11, 2014

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Ashworth College Online Business Administration The Business Administration program from Ashworth College was a pretty good program. Sometimes I feel like I should of paid more for a college because I feel like I lacked the hands on experience. When getting a degree in Business Administration it is always good to have the in class hands on. I feel like I missed doing group work with students and having real presentations. However, now that I have my degree from Ashworth College I can say that I have my degree. That I am happy for. I may have to have worked harder, but at least I have what I always wanted.
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Willitony (In Progress) on April 7, 2014

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home inspection certificate I never even got started. they promise a 40% discount and reneged on their promise and then charged an exorbitant cancellation fee. if that wasn't bad enough here comes the weekly calls from the collection agency and threats of spoiling your credit report. This would not be this bad if only I would have once use their services
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Anonymous (In Progress) on April 4, 2014 (email verified)

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Great School I have attended Ashworth since 2012. All of my experiences with the school have been great. I would definitely recommend the school to others. The course work is challenging and comparable to any other school. My employer has no problem with the DETC accreditation.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on March 31, 2014

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Worried they are not what they seem My daughter and I looked over this college and thought with our finances and circumstances this would be the way for her to get her Early Childhood Education Assoc Degree. She had issues getting books the whole first semister. She got two books 2 weeks after enrolled then she was late December early January getting the last book she needed . Then started this last book and called questioning numerous times why information in the book and teachers notes didn't match up with the information for the tests. Finally after she completed 6 of 8 lessons they told her they updated the workbook/testbook and would send her a new one. She finally got it 2 or 3 weeks ago. She called because some of the tests for the class were reset but was told if she didn't fail them not to retake them because if she did they highest score she could get would be a 60% on each of them.....OK so they mess up she's stuck with a lower grade then she should have because of there book problem. So she finished the semister with 2 A's and 2 B's which both were only one percent away from and A in those classes and then supposedly fails her 3 classes of the 5 classes 10 question semister exam. If she got basically 4 A's and the C in the class she had all the book issues with how could you fall 3 of the 5 classes in the exam???? Doesn't make sence and now she is already a month behind because of all the issues with this class and this will set her back farther as she only has one more chance to pass the test or has to repeat the semister. Even her protor said that something isn't right with they test. Very frustrated to say the least.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on March 29, 2014

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bad service When I first started off it was great. A few months later they started slacking on everything. It's hard for me to get help from customer service. Then I believe the teachers aren't giving me the grades I deserve which is very frustrating. Even when you email the teachers or ask them for help they don't get back in touch with you so my fiance helps me. The only reason I'm putting up with it is because I need my diploma, it's affordable and I know karma will come back on them.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on March 27, 2014

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Ashworth College Online Community I really enjoy the Ashworth online community site. It definitely helped my education process. At first I was lost trying to understand the ropes of an online education and Ashworth wasn't being as responsive as I hoped they would be. The customer service was not at all very good. But with the Ashworth community other students gave me helpful tips and we helped each other with the classes. I made college friends without attending an actual campus :) It was cool.
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AmandaLawrence312 (Graduate) on February 24, 2014 (email verified)

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Great program, great price I needed to get a degree to get a promotion at my job. after some research i came across Ashworth and it was amazing. It is an extremely affordable program that simply gets the job done. classes are informative, support staff is helpfull and the degree is achievable. i would definitely suggest going to Ashworth to anyone that is considering it!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on February 8, 2014 (email verified)

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Poor customer service and not enough information I enrolled in the Medical Transcription program because I need to work from home. I had looked at jobs online to make sure there was a market for them. I had also talked to someone before enrolling to make sure that the program would help me with it. I finished the course in 2.5 months with a 4.0 GPA (because I worked my butt off on it all the time). I have found out that no company will hire a recent grad to work from home that went to Ashworth. I would have to attend CareerStep or two other ones to do so. The rest of the companies want you to have atleast 1-5 yrs of office or hospital setting experience. I would not recommend the Medical Transcription program at Ashworth to anyone looking to work at home. When I brought this up in an email all I was told was sorry we can't help you and you should have done your research. I did do my research! I feel that it was a waste of my time and will never do it again.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on January 17, 2014 (email verified)

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Go for it Hello, I would highly recommend attending Ashworth they provide an excellent and affordable education. For the complaints about mail and deliveries I have a solution for you. Each class is about 8 exams and 2 essays. If you can get a zero on your final exam and still pass they will ship you your next book to you. I would always keep a high enough average so that by the time I did complete my final essay my new book was already at the door. I was able to complete my bachelors Degree in 29 months. That's 40 classes while also graduating with a 3.10 gpa. I also worked full time 40 plus hrs a week. On average I only took 7 days off a yr. I looked at my education as a part time job because in a way it was. I spent around 10 -15 hrs a week on each class. I must admit they were times when I wanted to give up, but now that I have a degree hanging on the wall it was all worth it. Bottom line is that if you are discipline and dedicated you will be amazed at what you can accomplish. I am living proof of it. Proud graduate June 2013
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 8, 2014 (email verified)

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It isn't all bad, it's just a big waiting game. Ashworth is a decent option for post-secondary education. I'm attending Ashworth to expand my knowledge rather than to find employment but I can understand how having difficulties finding a job could be frustrating. I enjoy my program and thus far have had no problem transferring credits. I've also been granted the opportunity to do "CLEP" type exams to test out of classes. In the end, I will end up taking maybe 1/2 of the program. My issue with Ashworth is the timeliness and the customer service. The answers vary by person and they never match up. If you speak to 3 representatives in a day, you're guaranteed to get 3 dramatically different answers. Also, if it takes 7-10 business days to grade an exam, let's not forget the 3-4 weeks it may take them to "receive" it and when the 10th business day rolls around,you're told that sometimes it can take a bit longer and that you need to be patient. Another pet peeve is the course process. You take 1-2 courses at a time and then wait 7-10 business days to get the book. Often, it'll take longer to get the materials than it would to take the course. Other than the extremely delayed grading process and the poor and inconsistent customer service, I'd say I'm pretty satisfied. The registrars are pretty helpful and if you call enough, you can get answers. The student portal is an awesome tool btw. I like that Ashworth has a graduation ceremony although it's an online school. My question to those who call Ashworth a scam is this: "would the military fund a scam?". Think about it.
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Timothytimothytymek (Graduate) on January 7, 2014 (email verified)

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GREAT SCHOOL!!! Please be mindful of other comments about Ashworth College. Most of the time it's not the school that's the problem. It's the people who went and couldn't pay or couldn't do their work and got mad and now want to bad mouth this college. Ashworth College is accredited and it's a great school. Yes the customer service sucks harder than a vacuum cleaner. I got my Teacher Assistance Diploma now I'm getting my Forensic Science Diploma. I know a Principal of a school who got her degree from this college and she's doing very well. Great school!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on October 10, 2013 (email verified)

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The paralegal program is great but the transcript department sucks. I believe Ashworth College is a good school with a great paralegal program. However, I believe their customer service is lacking in the transcript department. Overall, it is a better school than most people realized and many of the stuff are friendly. It is better than Penn Foster...which gave me the run around after trying to take my money.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on August 6, 2013

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Too mich info real or not what is it? I live in Louisiana it is not regionize in this state. All you can pretty much do is keep kids in your home with a BA in Early Childhood. No state school will hired you coming out o f Ashworth. I fell a little disopointted that the state will not aaccept your degree , but you can start your own childcare center and still do good. My review are bad / with some good.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on July 10, 2013

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Inconsistency of Customer Service The customer service at this school really stinks. You call and get a different person everytime and nobody gives the same answer as the other. I pay for my tuition within two weeks of opening a semester and have a hard time getting classes released. I am told to e-mail the tutors and get no response from them. I have no clue who grades the papers to talk to them. The only thing that this school has going for them is it is work at your own pace, if it wasn't for that I would not be going to this school. Save your money, go somewhere else!!!
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Drsmurf62 (Graduate) on June 22, 2013 (email verified)

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the most deplorable customer service Ashworth College the most deplorable customer service I have ever had to deal with. I have taken over a dozen on-line diploma/certificate courses through various institutes, including a couple from the UK. And Ashworth’s customer service was bar none the most inept I have had the displeasure in dealing with. 8 months to receive an accurate contract. Now we’re not talking about just a couple of bucks here, we’re talking hundreds of dollars. Originally when I called the enrollment operator (which by the way this number they will answer almost immediately, big surprise), my request was fairly simple and straight forward, or so I thought. I informed the operator I was a returning student (to get the returning alumni discount of $200), and that I wanted to pay for my class in full (to receive the “In Full” pay discount). All sounds easy enough, not even close, not only had the operator sit me up on a payment plan costing additional fees, but they didn’t even get the discount for returning student right. So now your thinking as I was no big deal shoot them an email and move on, wrong. • First I was informed that a supervisor would have to listen to my recording (evidently the on-line operators were not capable of doing the math that was presented, believed what I was saying, or permitted to act on their own), and that it would be more weeks before I hear back. • After 30 days of silence, in hopes to draw someone’s attention to my plight, I disputed my credit card fees and returned my books. And yet again nothing, no why did you do that, hey we’re going to charge you a cancelation fee, nothing. Now to my surprise I started receiving email notices requesting address up dates. Evidently this is a completely different department that does not communicate with customer services. So I again sent an email to let them know my address is correct, but my Enrollment Agreement contract was not. • This time I was told the “Accounts Receivable Deportment” would be addressing why I could not receive an accurate Contract. Figuring that maybe I rushed the school to much originally, I allowed 90 days this time to hear a response from someone, again nothing but silence. At this point I figure I need to take this up the chain o command a little. • I contact and file a complaint with one of Ashworth’s accrediting institutions the “Distance Education and Training Council” through their on-line complaint web page (http://www.detc.org/complaints/index.html). They were able to make contact and put me in touch with the Business Services Manager of Ashworth. Ahh, finally someone who can help me, Wrong again. • I call this “Business Service Manager” and explain my dilemma and she assures me there’s no problem everything will be taken care of and accepts my credit card information for full payment (for the second time). Well a week goes buy and I email the Business Service Manager and inform her that nothing has changed with my Enrollment Contract. Her response to me was, and I quote “unfortunately I cannot change the Enrollment Agreement, You will have to sign it to be able to access your program, and there is relevance in regards to the cancellation fee etc.” Now first of all is there anyone who doesn’t think that if this Business Service manager was unable to change and provide me with an accurate contract, she should have told me so prior to collecting my monies? Second, I question the education of a Business individual (of any status), who would recommend that someone sign an agreement NOT agreed upon, and then in the very same sentence they are telling you not to worry about the monies describe in the contract threaten you with enforcing said contract with cancelation fee if you do not sign said contract. I don’t think even Judge Judy could bail you out of that one. • My email response is pretty close to my above noted retort and I admit may be a little cynical but I’ve been through allot by this point and as if being threatened to sign the very contract I have been disputing for almost 8 months hasn’t pushed me over the top, this “BUSINESS SERVICE MANAGER response is about to. One guess as to the response I received, that’s right nothing, absolute silence. I receive a threat to sign on surfer the consequence of cancelation fees and end of conversation! Of course after the way I was previous ignored by supervisors and the Accounts Receivable department I am becoming quite aware of the Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.Ps.), of this organization, Ignore the problem and hope it goes away! • So now I go back to the Distance Education and Training Council and forward my emails from the Business Service Manager they had put me in touch with and again plead for some kind of assistance or avenue of direction. To my surprise it seems that the S O P of Ashworth is the same as that of their accredited institution because now they seem to be out of answers for I receive only silence from them as well. I can only assume that this accrediting institution isn’t concerned if I was receiving my education legally or not and just because I was being told to sign this inexact contract or suffer the reprisal of cancelation fees was no big deal, or that this might be happening to other students and was worth looking into. Now I figure I need to escalate this situation, I’m not getting support at this level. So I attempt to locate someone who’s in charge, I pull up the Better Business Bureau and locate the Owner/President/CEO of this corporation. I then locate him on media web site “LinkedIn” and search for contacts located at the place of business. • I contacted the Chief Operating Officer (COO), via email on LinkedIn and attempt to recount to him my predicament (in 60 words or less). Instead of contacting me directly and investigating the problem, he passes me off to yet another individual how contacts me by mail and request I call her. And of course no follow up from this individual was ever made as to whether or not my problem was ever resolved, surprise, surprise. • I attempt to contact this entity (title unknown), and I am intercepted by yet another person (title unknown), who proceeds to inform me that the individual I am trying to contact does not have the authority to help me, but he does. I again recount my tail of woe and I am reassured my situation is a simple matter and can be cleared up easily, if I would just call back again after he has had a chance to talk to his supervisor Yes I have still not ranked the level of a supervisor. • I call the following day only to find out this appointee was NOT able to fully explain my state of affairs to his supervisor and I would have to talk to that person myself. But they would not be available to talk to me until the following day. • I call AGAIN the following day to find the supervisor is again not available and to call back in the afternoon, at which time they were still not available. Never did hear from this supervisor, was evidently to busy for my IF they ever existed. I finally received a call from a very charming lady who indicated she worked on second shift and would address my situation, and in which she did, by starting my account from new (which is what I had specifically requested 8 months earlier. I was a little disappointed after learning by this time the course I was taking had reduced in price and not only was not offered the new discount price (for all my troubles), but was denied when I requested the new “As advertised” Price. 12 weeks to receive my Diploma/Transcripts Ahh, finally graduation, I completed all my lessons, or so I believed. My “Student Portal” indicates I have indeed passed all of my course work. I awaited notification as to the conclusion of my course, some kind of announcement that all work was complete, none ever came. All of the other distant learning institutes I have been associated with immediately sent me notification of achievement upon finishing my course work, not this one. • After a week of nothing but silence, I had to send an email inquiring as to whether or not I had actually finished my course work or if perhaps there was something I hadn’t attended to. Of course I had to wait a week for any kind of response, so no it’s already been 2 weeks of uncertainty. At this time (although absolutely nothing was noted anywhere within my student portal, or any of the “welcome” documentation, or any of the course material), I was now notified (after another week), that I had a “Semester exam” to take, and that I would need a Proctor (a third person involvement), and must supply contact information. • I opened my portal to address these concerns, only to find out that NOWHERE in my portal is any information about a semester exam and/or where to input proctor information? What kind of system demands information but doesn’t provide for its input? • Off goes another email requesting where/how do I provide the requested proctor information? Response; “there is no online source where you could add this information”, One might have thought the Education Specialist who provide the information about the exam might have at the same time provide the information that this information was not located on their web Site and requested the proctor information directly on the original email. Now I have completed my semester exam, all is good in the world, not! Again nothing but silence, not one word to whether or not I am actually complete this time. • Again, I sent an email inquiring as to whether or not I had actually finished my course work or if perhaps there was something I hadn’t attended to. Of course I had to wait a week for any kind of response, so no it’s already been 2 weeks of uncertainty. I was informed that on the day I completed and passed my semester final that my diploma request HAD BEEN processed and that it would be 6 to 8 weeks. Another 2 months before I would have documented proof to be able to present a potential employer evidence of a furthered education! Every other distant learning institute I have been associated with sends out Diplomas/Certificates without delay. Of course 8 weeks came and passed. I sent yet another email requesting status as to my account. Another week to await a response to find out the only intention was to submit the very same request again (because it worked so well the first time), and that it would be another 4 to 6 weeks. • Trying to expedite my documentation, I sent yet another email describing my frustrations in hopes that someone would look into my case and accelerate my paper work. The only response received was that they had no intentions of deviating from standard practice and I would have to wait the allotted time. 7 days to receive a response to an email inquiry. Now, as you can imagine by the above noted memoirs I have almost 6 dozen emails back and forth. 1 week per email is not hard to figure out how long this process took. And the best part (NOT), if while you’re waiting for an email response you attempt a phone response (whether or not you make connection with a real person), this evidently automatically sends a notice stating you’ve been taken care of and now you get to wait another whole week to get an email response. It is unknown to me the average amount of time it takes to receive a response to a phone inquiry. Every time I attempted phone contact I gave up after waiting more than 10 minutes each time. Evidently we all have unlimited talk time plans. you need not just take my word, you can reference the over 250 Billing/Collection and Product and service complaints listed in the last 3 years with the better Business Bureau and compare them to other Distant Learning institutes like Sullivan university online at only 1 complaint in 3 years, Kaplan University at 2, Strayer University online at 2, Stratford Career Institute at 5 and Virginia College online at 7.
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Lawrence.Aliberti (Graduate) on May 25, 2013 (email verified)

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Ashworth Colleg Criminal Justice BA I recently completed my BA in Criminal Justice and fould the program 100% worth the time. I read the reveiws of former students and if any of them state that the BA program is nonsense then they did not have a drive. Great instructors and very reliable and professional books. Without a doubt I felt like I was in a Brick and Morter school. I have already recommended the school to sevral friend and would do it again. Great job Ashworth
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Justinegrayson (In Progress) on May 25, 2013 (email verified)

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Didnt work for us I wanted to home school my daughter for high school, she had always been a very bright good student and this felt like the right fit for us. When calling to sign up for the program they answer the phone in seconds. When calling for teacher support or questions it took up to an hour to be answered then they would just take a message. Useless! There was never a teacher to talk to as was promised in the sales pitch. After a year and a half we gave up on Ashworth. My daughter had to go back to public school after I had already spent well over $2500 on this waste, she had to go back with very little credit from our time working on this program. Then they never sent the rest of the text books that were already paid for. It is a HUGE disappointment and such a waste of money. I hope you google ALL sites for reviews and BBB complaints among others. I thought I had done enough research before making this big purchase. They may or may not be good at other online programs but for high school diploma it is all talk and no action. Please be warned and lead your child in another direction.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 28, 2013 (email verified)

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DO NOT ATTEND ASHWORTH COLLLEGE TERRIBLE SCHOOL. CUSTOMER SERVICE IS RUDE AND NOT HELPFUL. MONEY IS WASTED. THE CLASSES ARE NOT IN DEPTH AT ALL, SO YOU FEEL LIKE YOU LEARNED NOTHING. SPARE YOURSELF AND DO NOT ATTEND. BOOKS TO NOT CORRELATE WITH THE COURSES AND GRADING IS SO SLOW AND BEHIND. THEY ASK FOR TOO MANY THINGS ON THE PHONE BEFORE YOU CAN EVEN ASK YOUR QUESTION.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 27, 2013

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landscape design the Landscape Design course is the worst course i have ever took in my life its so out of date and boring. i tried to get my money back after a week and they would not refund my money. so i gave it a nother try for a nother week and found that i wasnt learning a thing so i just disposed of the books. please dont make the same mistake i did
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 12, 2013

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Enjoying greatly I am in the Security Services Career Diploma program and it is great. I used to work as a Security Officer for 3 years and have found the books, advice and learning to be excellent. I enjoy not having a fixed schedule and working at my own pace, it is so convenient! Overall, great school.
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Hosamahcpht (Graduate) on January 7, 2013

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I enjoyed it and I saved $13,000 for my ultimate goal I am a recent graduate from one of the current Ashworth College career diploma programs. I had a great experience with this school. I even transfered the credits from this school to a local college in my home town. Now, I did lots of research before I enrolled in this program. I cheched with the local community college if these credits would transfer to their school for the Medical Assisting program, and they did. I went over numerous on-line programs with the school advisor to make sure everything was on track. All together it was 9 months of research before I chose a program and enrolled. Out of 12 different online programs only 2 would transfer in and then I compared the programs and course material. I am very happy with my choice and the course I completed. And, with it costing a fraction of the price that these same couses would have been at the local college i saved $13,000 off the total cost of getting my CMA.
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(In Progress) on November 19, 2012

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Good school but needs to improve their responding time I've been enrolled in this college for over 5years. Well.... books are excellent, however this school took too long to ship my books. I am currently still enrolled in this school. I am trying to obtain A.A degree and I'm not quite sure if I should pursue my career at this school.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 9, 2012

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Unfriendly and Rude Customer Service/Rep I just want to say that I don't like the Customer Service/Rep in this school. They are very rude and unfriendly to their clients or customers and not to mention they tell you different informations which is very confusing to the students. They are supposed to support the students especially the newbies by guiding and giving enough infos about how the site works. But instead, they will bluff and very rude and mean everytime they deal with their students. They should improve their service! Not good!!
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Erickal19 (In Progress) on October 25, 2012 (email verified)

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BA I'm almost done with my BA and it has been a great experience. Ashworth is accredited (I checked with DCFS in Illinois). You don't have the attention from the teachers like you would in the transitional school setting but you are able to communicate with them and they do give you feedback. The price for a degree is unbelievable so I can complain about the insinuation. I'm happy and excited that I will have a BA degree that's accredited with no debt; to me you can't bet it. The people who are negative about the school are people that were not persistent in their school work. If you work hard and is diligent in school you will graduate. I'm grateful for Ashworth and will be enrolling in their Master program. The only thing with the Master is that you first have to pay off your BA degree but I don't have a problem it helps in the long run. All I can say is that I've been horrible in school my whole life, and if I can make it you can as well. Let nothing or no one hinder you from that.
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Rolon2583 (In Progress) on October 23, 2012 (email verified)

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It's a great school for the busy adult Ashworth is just the right college for me. I wanted to work in law enforcement and it did the job. I wasn't looking to go into a white collar Ivy League job. I wanted to do civil service and that's what I got. Ashworth is a great school for people who are looking for blue collar jobs . If you want to be a lawyer go else where, if you want to be a fireman, a police officer, sanitation, secretary , paralegal or any other blue collar type job than this school is totally worth it. My partner went to a great school owes 30,000 dollars and is now a police officer. I went to pennfoster for a year and now currelty ashworth college. a few credits away from my degree. spent less than 5000.00 and is debt free and I do the same job for the same pay. It's all out what you want to do.
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Marcus.saunders (In Progress) on October 2, 2012 (email verified)

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Depends on what type of learner you are... This is an online school. You are expected to pace your own work. You are expected to read your book, do the chapter reviews, take notes and anything else you need to learn the material. Make no mistake, you are homeschooling yourself. If this is not for you, do not attend this school. I have enjoyed my time with this school and I feel like I have learned much from the program I'm in. I already work in corporate management for a large sized company. Admittedly, I try to utilize every chapter of every class at work the next day. The information has proven to hold incredible value in my career. This style of learning works great for me. I don't need much explanation and have to date, understood the material with out much need for assistance. When I have needed assistance, they have been available. I typicality get a response within about 5 business days. I don't mind this as I'm not in any type of time table for graduation. All of the credits from my associates degree were accepted. I had an associates degree in general science, so this was mostly general courses and not many technical classes. The books are typicality have publish dates 2-3 years prior (mostly 2), which in my program could be considered a genitive mark as far as E-Commerce and other technologically based courses go. Overall this is a non factor. I just have not had the bad experience that a few people seem to have had. If you go into this expecting a traditional education environmental, you will not have a satisfactory experience. I would recommend Ashworth College to anyone interested in continuing there education in an alternative institution. I would also include all the above information so they could make an educated decision that best meets their needs.
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Aslystone18 (In Progress) on September 22, 2012 (email verified)

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take it with a grain of salt Be very careful reading these reviews. I got a degree from Ashworth in 2009. I have had conversations with reps. from other online schools. I couldn't believe how awful these people behave. They told me my degree was useless etc.. I had a great experience at Ashworth. And they are accredited, just becareful you READ the contract first. Susan Stone
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Rlouis07 (In Progress) on September 17, 2012 (email verified)

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Ashworth is worth it. I completed my undergrad certificate and now doing my AS in Healthcare Administration with Ashworth college. I have gone to 4 other tranditional schools before comming to Ashworth. Most poeple would assume that I couldnt make it in the traditional setting. The truth is I needed to work full time along with other obligations. Feeling discouraged I began to research online schools and quickly realized how expensive they were. When I finally found Ashworth, I couldent believe the price. The more I researched, spoke to students and enrollment staff the more I wanted to be a part of the Ashworth family. I encourage anyone that needs a second, third, or 24th chance at completing their education to consider Ashworth. Once I finish my associates degree, I will be entrolling in the bachelors in business administration. Go Knights
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Creativeaps (Graduate) on September 15, 2012 (email verified)

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My view on the Locksmith Program I just finished the schools Locksmith Program. My goal was to basically learn about locks as a hobby. My employer has a Career Development program, so they paid for it. The instructor who set up the course is one of the nations top locksmiths who has published top selling books so the basic material is good. My materials did arrive prompt. Trying to get ahold of someone to talk to was a pain. The basic drawback on any online class about locksmithing is the lack of hands on work much like a woodworking class would have. If i was super serious about being a locksmith, i would see if something like that exists. I would talk to a locksmith & get his opinion. So this course is booksmart but not streetsmart . It will be up to YOU to practice, practice & practice installation, pin changing, lockpickng, etc. This course is a FOUNDATION course. After completion & practice it's quite normal to have a two year apprenticeship with a locksmith before getting a license. Overall, i would rate my experience as a "B." Some of the material like swipecards was lacking. Even some of the auto material is from the 1990's.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on August 22, 2012

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Ashworth Alumni I really enjoyed this school. Yes the customer service sucks sometimes, but that's no different from other places. JP Morgan Chase recognized this school as accredited and paid my tuition. Once I graduated with my associate's in accounting, I was promoted. It was a very conveinent for me also. I have three kids that keep me very busy, and being able to pursue my education at my own pace is awesome. I just signed up for their bachelor's program and I am ready for the ride.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on July 14, 2012

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Pretty Good Well, I've graduate from five programs from this school Pros: Very good for busy schedule, great books, great material. Cons: They have changed the "support" situation for the students. If you need help, FORGET IT! You will have a "Counselor" call you within 24hrs., you wont know when either, so if your at work, too bad, you better answer the phone! Or else you will have to call again and wait another 24 hrs. There "support" system for actually talking to someone about your problem, IS TERRIBLE! SO, you BETTER be a totally independant student who needs NO HELP, and if you are, great! This school is for you!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on July 10, 2012 (email verified)

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Affordable, prompt manner of receiving education. I completed high school through Ashworth's James Madison Program and am currently enrolled in one of their bachelor's programs. This school has done quite a bit of updating in recent years, and not some classes are almost entirely paperless. In high school, some of the study material and test books seemed out of sync, out of date or just plain wrong. The work around was easy, however, by doing just a little extra curricular research (which was far more enjoyable and propaganda free than reading from those old U.S. of 'Merica high school books). Overall, it was a good experience. If I had issues, I contacted the school and although wait times could be insane, customer service was always polite and understanding. I never needed a tutor, so I can't comment on that aspect. My bachelor's program has been a breeze thus far. The information can be somewhat dated, but this is typical of any college program. The important thing is still to research subjects thoroughly, using both course provided information and extra curricular reading to broaden your understanding of a subject. It's easy to get through college by skimming paragraphs and dotting lines, but it won't do you any good in the long run. Speaking of the long run, this is a nationally accredited program. So the complaints about employers rejecting the credentials are misleading, in that these are in no way fraudulent diplomas, nor is Ashworth a "degree mill". The problem either lies with the employer's bias or lack of research, or far more commonly the lack of *state* accreditation in jobs where this is needed. For example, earning your degree in Early Childhood Ed. is useful if you're looking to join a teach-abroad program, or at a school where regional accreditation is not necessary. If I wanted to teach in the state of Texas, I'd have to have a degree that is certified by the state (along with other state licenses.) Billing seems to be an ongoing issue with this school, but as they update this problem may disappear. It's an affordable school that gets the job done. Don't expect Harvard-level education, but don't underestimate the value of the program you enroll in. For me, it beats the bloody hell out of attending community college.
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Kittenkissez73 (In Progress) on July 6, 2012 (email verified)

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Undecided I have just begun the Vet Assistant Course..so far so good, but my only issue with them so far is a inconsistency with info they gave me when i signed up.. I was told by a repthat they would help me get placement in internship/job..okthis info alone being the foundation of why ..i chose to try this school..was a major dissapointment as when i found out afterwards that it is soley upto me alone..Ilike thelessons so far.but as i said im a new student and i realy dont have a yay or nay on the value of this school yet..I will say this is only a stepping stone/enrichment class Im takingto coexist with my Vet Tech program at my home college..so a verdict is yet to come..
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(In Progress) on June 25, 2012

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What a joke of a program! I enrolled in this course after reading about it online. It sounded great, but in reality it's a joke. There is absolutely NO access to the instructor, instead you have to call an 800 number to leave a "tutor" a message with your question then wait for a return call..which may not come for a few days. When it does, it sounds like a high school student reading from a script and there's no in depth explaination. The book and syllabus do not match pages, so if it says to read pgs 70-85 it might really be 62-77. I missed a question on one of the exams and the pg it told me to find the right answer on was incorrect..I have yet to find that one. I paid over $250 toward this course and have received the first 2 shipments which contain a cheap outdated textbook, a key and lock that is missing pieces, and an old syllabus from the "instructor"..now they tell me I owe an additional $91 for "administrative fees" after canceling..Administrative fees??? You've got to be kidding. They have yet to explain this to me. I even offered to send back all the material they sent me and call it even, they don't want it back. Of course they don't want that junk back. PLEASE LOOK ELSEWHERE FOR LOCKSMITHING COURSES, OR ANY COURSES FOR THAT MATTER.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on June 9, 2012 (email verified)

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I just don't get it!! Okay, I'm not here to rant & rave like most people. I do understand that everyone has negative experiences. Here's my story: I wanted to get a certificate in business management in order to get a job promotion. Well, I searched and searched. Penn Foster Career School (Online) seemed like the perfect program for me. & I was right! I loved it. It was an amazing school, and had great customer service. Well, since I did so great, I wanted to go back to get my assocciates in the same field, so I enrolled. I had my credits transferred for the first semester, from my certificate. Well, that only left me with 1 course (5 assignments) semester, and I decided that the school wasn't right for me in that field. So, I wanted to cancel after making only 1 payment, and not taking ANY of the classes, just doing transfer credits, and had to pay for the entire semester, even though I had done none of it. The person on the phone said, "You've already completed almost the whole 1st semester. You have to pay for what you've done." My response was haven't I already paid for it once? That's how they got transfered. So, as you can see. I did have a bad experience with a school, but I do fill like that was partially my fault and rushed into it, which is what I feel like is most cases of these reviews. You did something to cause the school to react. You didn't pay like you were supposed, failed a subject, whatever! Ashworth is accredited. I have not even begin the program, but I plan to go to school here because the great customer service I have recieved the numerous times I have called to ask questions. They have been awesome with me! I can't wait to start! So, before you write a negative review, think about it.. Did the school really screw you over? or did you screw them over, and they just want their money for what you used of their time and effort and learning?
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Robinrobertson78 (In Progress) on May 5, 2012 (email verified)

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Don't waste your money! Wasted a lot of money at Ashworth College Fan Page. Hope everyone knows their policies inside and out because as of now I'm out of over $1200.00 and in order to complete a degree program that I was supposed to have loads of time to take I'm now being told that my grades were erased and I have to take the lesson i already completed all over again. O yeah I'm not even permitted to take ALL of my semester courses (or even get the books i paid for) although the semester is paid in full... I won't be recommending any of my friends or relatives to go to this school. I should have listen to all the bad reports i saw on the web because they told the truth this school is a DIPLOMA MILL! I hope you all are forewarned!
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Ahall1000 (In Progress) on May 5, 2012 (email verified)

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You all are wrong about Ashworth! It's not as bad as you say... I enrolled my Daughter in James Madison High School because she has been Home schooled since she was in the second grade. I wanted her to have a High School Diploma just in case in the future she wants to go to College she will have a Diploma that is recognized as legitimate. She has received nothing less than a "B" for her Final grades and she has basically completed all her Subjects within a year! I feel that she will be able to go on and achieve anything she wants in her Life! My only issue with Ashworth is the fact that they won't allow you to receive more than 2 Subjects at a time and if you owe a payment they won't ship out any new Subject's until your balance is paid up to date but, you know if I wanted to ensure I received my money I probably wouldn't ship out more books either until the bill was paid up to date! Overall, it has been a really good experience for all of us! The Halls
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Anonymous (In Progress) on April 1, 2012 (email verified)

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Ashworth High School new learning system is not good. When I first signed up, I was doing great and all of sudden they changed the learning system around 2012. Now my grades are bad and I have to read a boring textbook online with know videos. I use to learn from some of there lessons in the past , but now Im not learning anything. This school use to have good lessons and now they dont care to teach anymore. Dont sign up up to this school unless you dont mind reading boring textbooks online. They uses to have fun quzzies and videos to help you learn and now its read and take exam and fail!
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Conniebrannen (In Progress) on March 19, 2012 (email verified)

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Asworth High School The school used to have a far superior curriculum with interesting videos, interactive practice and teacher feedback. Now they are obviously cutting corners as all they offer is an online textbook and some very poorly written tests. No feedback and no help studying the very boring text. But the worse part is that although they changed the curriculum and have tests full of errors, they will not give a refund. So this family learned our lesson the hard way...don't EVER pay in full to get a paltry discount because you will regret it. This school is a farce and I do NOT recommend it to anyone!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 10, 2012 (email verified)

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RUN FAR AWAY!!!!! This school (I will not honor them with the prestigious title of university because they DO NOT deserve it)is a RIP OFF!! I was forced to enroll before my transcripts were evaluated, then after they were evaluated, they pulled a fast one and said I would have to do a complete B.A. degree when I had at least 60-70 credits that were valid transferable units. i even have a regionally accredited A.A. degree and they would not accept that. So I tried to dis-enroll, they told me I would have to pay $1,000 to dis-enroll because I already took a class. Their books are paste up concoctions of other textbooks and don't make sense. DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME RUN FAR AWAY!!!!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 20, 2012 (email verified)

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Self paced I am currently enrolled in an A.S program. Although I am fairly new; I LOVE that the program is self-paced, affordable and no need for student loans. The staff has always been kind when I call or use the student portal. The down fall is that it takes a very long time for transcripts to be evaluated as does the grading process (The English Comp courses are hand graded) In addition; a major issue is that students are unable to move forward into the next course until the previous course work has been graded and entered in the system. Lastly; although staff in student services tries hard to resolve issues- you can be on hold for up to 45min. when waiting to speak with anyone in the registrars office and if you leave a message, you will probably not get called back. As long as you are very good at follow-up and communicate on a daily basis on ay issues, the school is good.
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Kellerk9s (In Progress) on November 27, 2011 (email verified)

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Bachelor's Degree Marketing I am currently enrolled in the Bachelors of Marketing program. My biggest disappointment was that my old credits wouldn't transfer and I had to start over from scratch. Still, the tuition makes it more economical to do so. I am able to receive tuition reimbursement from my employer. It is difficult to receive my tuition breakdown, I end up requesting it an average of 3 times before I get one that I can use. I have only had 1 unfriendly and unhelpful associate, but the next person I spoke to made up for it and then some. I am finally able to achieve my personal goal of finishing my degree, and also be able to obtain a higher position in my company thanks to the online Bachelors program. Online study may not be for everyone. It is not as easy as it sounds. It requires a lot of discipline and the courses can be challenging. I love being able to work at my own pace, and at the time of day convenient for me. I also love the fact that I will be debt free when i graduate!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 20, 2011

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Update on Ashworth I have had zero problems with the school I have one more class to go till graduation and I have learned a lot. I can't see how some have issues with it. Cheap tuition, timely shipments what more can you want? They even email me when books are in the mail. I just got my Criminal Investigation book and its 530 pages. The proctoring is old school and I wish they did webcam proctoring like some schools. I will also graduate with no debt so if you are thinking about it do it!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on October 7, 2011

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poor school Ashworth college is only out for the money i do not owe any money for a class i did not take and cancelled with trial period, i have moved and they are still calling and sending mail to my old address threatening me
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Anonymous (Graduate) on October 5, 2011 (email verified)

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highschool diploma stay away from this school please they lied to me i was doing my high school diploma they told me if i fails one subject i would still graduate they lied i failed one subject and couldn't get my diploma they charge me to do it over. i did it over got my diploma was quite happy until i went to sign up for college the school was not recognized anywhere please dont go to this school you will be disappointed as i was
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Anonymous (In Progress) on September 26, 2011 (email verified)

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I already Graduated in Ashwoth College BSCJ I just graduate my Associate Science Criminal Justice with Honors and Bachelor Science Criminal Justice with honors as well and when I am applying my Master Science Forensic Psychology-Forensic Psychology community Settings specialization in Walden University I was totally accepted and I will start on December 5, 2011. This is not scam some college they don't accept but in Walden University and AIU University and Phoenix University they accept.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on August 10, 2011

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Ashworth is worth it!! I have been enrolled in Ashworth since 2005, and I took some time off in between. I am now on my last semester in CJ and I am nothing but impressed with the school and materials. They arrive as soon as I complete a book and I get an email that another is on the way. I currently work as a fed police officer and AU is accepted by the federal govt. I have learned a great deal and am a better cop thanks to ashworth. If you are considering AU, do it!
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Denchris25 (In Progress) on August 1, 2011 (email verified)

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Great School Let me say that Ashworth College is a great Schoool. I completed my Career Diploma in Forensic Science in June 2011 and I have already been transferred to the Forensic Lab of the Police Force here in Jamaica. I am also finishing my first semester of my A.Sc in Security Management and its going very well so far. The DETC accreditation is very much recognized here in Jamaica so I intend to do my B.Sc in Criminal Justice with them. As for Masters it will definitely be at a Regional Accredited School (American Military University)... Great School.. I would recommend it to someone who is look for an affordable, accredited and self paced online studies.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on July 30, 2011 (email verified)

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Great Program I graduated from Ashworth's teacher assisting program in 2011. I would have to say, it was a eye opener. I never realized that, so many teachers did not have a fundamental understanding of emotional development. I even recalled many times in my past, where the teacher disregarded key principles. I would have to say, it was a great program.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on July 12, 2011 (email verified)

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Good School I graduated from Ashworth High School in 2009. When I first enrolled, it was under the name James Madison High. The name change did not disturb my studies. Experience-wise, the school allowed me to finish my HS diploma and I was moving around frequently. They are regionally accredited and I am currently in college. My only complaint is, "wheres the teachers"? "Self Paced" seems to mean, do your own research. I enjoyed it, but I would have liked some help.
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Mathiasroger (In Progress) on May 20, 2011 (email verified)

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Ashworth Security Management Program I have been enrolled as an Ashworth student since 2009. I am a retired Law Enforcement Officer, and I work full time in a security related job. This is exactly what I have needed since 20 plus years ago I never had the time or money to complete my traditional on campus program. This school is Accredited by a US Govt recognized entity which gives it clout and reliability as a legit place for higher education. I enjoy it and look forward to continuing my studies with them.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on April 30, 2011 (email verified)

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Not so bad after all_Yet, still awaiting employment... I have previously enrolled with Ashworth's Hotel and Restaurant Management diploma and I've found the books to be relitively challenging. I am in search of a job as of now and hope that the HRM diploma helps me obtain a Front Desk position. Over all, books came quickly (5-7 business days) and exams were efficiently done online.The books have alot of information so I've been reviewing the achievement exams quite frequently.(Which is always a good idea)
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Mi1buckeye (In Progress) on April 11, 2011 (email verified)

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Construction Management I used Ashworth College to complete two certificates(worth 30 credits) to transfer to my current program. Make sure you get a pre- approval from your school FIRST! MOST schools that are regionally accredited do not accept credits from Asworth's distance education accredidation. Also, if you are considering a full bachelor's degree at Ashworth, you need to ask several Human Resource Professional whether this distance accredidation program at Ashworth is an accepted institution of higher learning in a professional business environment. I asked three professional Human Resource Managers from different companies; each of them said they would likely not proceed with a interview opportunity. No interview; no job prospects! Do your homework on the different types of higher learning education accredidations BEFORE you make your decision to use Ashworth!
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Kateelise92 (Graduate) on March 31, 2011 (email verified)

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Ashworth Criminal Justice Graduate of 2009 my experience I received my B.A from Ashworth University years ago. I studied Criminal Justice Administration. I was recruited to the Columbus Police Department after finishing my studies.. Stayed there for two years, and now currently working as a DEA agent. The tuition was cheap, and I paid it all off in less than half a year. I did learn alot, it was not too hard, but it was challenging at times. I used to be a 3.7 gpa student in high school. I had friends who went to state university's, and some of there are still paying for their college tuition. Overall, with Ashworh I received the education I needed, it was extremely affordable, and most of all I now Have a career that I love. I also have a friend, whom I recommended to go to ashworth, he received his Associates degree in criminal justice, and was quickly hired as a police officer after graduating the academy. Again my experience and opinion is based on the Criminal Justice Program I completed, for other majors maybe Ashworth would not be the best choice. thats my two cents worth
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Ashfordjms (Graduate) on January 13, 2011

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Great program I attended Public University in Kansas prior to Ashworth. I am now a second year law student at Ivy League school at the East coast, and I credited Ashworth for the opportunity and my learning skills. For any student to succeed, they have to dedicate themselves to their study. Being in Law school is extremely expensive, especially at this Ivy league school. The good news is that I saved quite a bit by going graduating from Ashworth college last spring which kept from accumulation too much debts.
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Kaligrl (In Progress) on December 5, 2010 (email verified)

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Psychology Degree (Associates) I am currently enrolled in the psychology degree program. I'm satisfied with tuition cost and course curriculum. But I take issue with some of the course material. For instance, the information in the text book for the "Introduction to Psychology" course, is not consistent with the information on the test. Granted, there are times when you have to reason your way thru a test question. But it seems that the text book, and test questions and answers are out of sync. This was also the case with another course. I was proactive and challenged several answers that I believed were correct, but were scored as incorrect. But I have not received a reply yet. It does seem like you are on your own, teachers are not readily available to communicate with (via email or online blackboard). Since teachers are not available, it is impossible to obtain clarification questions for when there are inconsistencies between the text and test. Their support could use some improvement. However, their customer service reps will do their best to answer questions. I have always talked with courteous customer service reps; when they didn't have the answer they placed me on hold to obtain it. After I finish this semester (1st one), I will most likely transfer to another college that better suites my needs. If I do not complete the entire semester, I'll end up paying for it anyway (or they will charge a cancellation fee). Wish I had paid more attention to their cancellation fee policy...I found out the hard way, like another student. I wanted to move on before taking the "intro to Psych" course but felt stuck. lesson Learned!!
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PyraosZ (In Progress) on October 9, 2010 (email verified)

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Ashworth Scam Do your research before spending any money at this school. You can not transfer credits to real colleges like they say. (They have that in the fine print.) They will charge you a cancellation fee of $430. Not worth it... do your research.
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Billnstacey (In Progress) on September 23, 2010 (email verified)

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false information The anonymous person who stated that you cannot work in the Public sector of early childhood in Florida has FALSE infromation. The Palm Beach County School District accepts degrees that are recognized by the US Department of Education. YOu can also look on line at the teacher credential program and it states the same.
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Mrgarrett67 (In Progress) on September 14, 2010

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Computer Information Program It's hard to find much value in a degree that isn't current. I started this program in 2010 and they sent out 3 1/2 floppies in books that talked about Windows 2k & ME. The office XP class was for office 2000!?!? Yes, you can pick up small pointers but you will not be able to support the current technology in the field. You pay for what you get. As far as support, you will NEVER talk to nor hear from your so called teacher/professor. You will only talk to other students that happen to live in the area and are working off their degree. If you read carefully, they never tell you what materials you will use. The copyright on the books are from 2000-2002 for an IT degree in 2010.
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Keithboothe (In Progress) on September 4, 2010

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6 years of coursework I began my bachelors degree in 2004 while also working full time. Ashworth has been really good to answer any and all of my concerns. I will graduate with no student loans to repay!. The coursework was very challenging and the instructors will kick you in the butt when you need it. I plan to substitute teach when I retire in 8 years. This has been the best value for the education I needed.Tip, use the email at student services to ask questions. Ashworth is quick to reply. This has been a great learning experience with no regrets for enrolling at Ashworth University. Keith
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Marvayoung (Graduate) on September 4, 2010 (email verified)

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Great School/ A.S. in Management and Accounting I graduated with an A.S. in Accounting and an A.S. in Business Management, these degrees helped in my career as a restaurant manager. The material was challenging and the proctored exams were fair. This school is accreditated by the DETC and this is a legal agency. I am now at Penn Foster College to complete my Bachelors in Business Management. My experience at Ashworth was great and I received prompt responses from the school when I submitted questions. Study and persistence is the key to completing any degree. Ms. Lee-Young
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Chris81371 (In Progress) on August 29, 2010 (email verified)

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Ashworth College is a great school. I recently completed my Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. I was very happy with the program from start to finish. I was nervous at the start of the program as I was not sure how I would do academically since I had been out of school for a long time. The course material and course assignments are very user friendly, and with a little study good grades are easily attainable. I would recommend Ashworth to my family and friends. My dream was to obtain a College degree and thanks to Ashworth College I have attained that dream.
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TAURUS_43074 (In Progress) on August 20, 2010

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WON'T TELL YOU ANYTHING 'TILL YOU BECOME A STUDENT Well, let's see, I can't even get my foot in the door at this joke of a school! I called to inquire more in-depth info about the website design program here as I was attending a diff school for this & had to change schools as that school was wasting my time & $ & what was supposed to be a 9 month program, was turning into nearly 2 years!!! So, I called Ashworth & wanted to know some more details other than what the site & course catalog explained, & was told by an admissions advisor that I couldn't get more info unless I was a student. WTF?! I told him I'm not enrolling just to find out it's not right for what I want, & then have to back out & then go elsewhere, but he told me it was the school's B.S. policy. I asked to speak w/someone in charge at the school, & after being on hold for 5 mins., he basically connected me to his supervisor which told me the same crap. I asked would you rather have actual students enrolled who are happy there & have all the info up front to make the right decsion, or turn them away because you cannot answer their questions? He told me the admissions dept. could answer any questions I had. I told him my experience has been that most adm. dept. people will tell you whatever you wanna hear to get you enrolled & then you find out later: "Well, I don't know who told you that about this place, but it's wrong!" :o Don't go here! If the catalog doesn't explicitly tell you all you need to know-(which is does not)-about what you're wanting to go to school for, then chances are, you will find out the hard & expensive way that it's all wrong for you! & BTW, my former school was the (A.I.)Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online. Don't waste your time there either! The A.I. should stand for Arrogance & Incompetence! I spoke w/SEVERAL people from other schools who said that they had students come there that had been at the A.I., w/the same probs I had, & this was before I even told them what school I had been at & what happened to me. All I said was I was at a diff school, & it was a waste of time & that I now needed to start all over again! I am STILL searching for a decent school to finish my website design schooling! Any suggestions? From any who've actually graduated from one, & have had a good experience there that is? If so, please let me know! Thanks! __ERIC
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Dajcrazylove26 (Graduate) on August 19, 2010

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Some Will Find Fault With Anything I graduated high school from this particular program and I can assure you that it is not a scam. I dropped out of school (unfortunate rebellious decision at the time) and I had no real options. The high schools in my area stated that I was too old to go (just turned 19) and that I needed to get to an alternative and that I would have to pay for that. I then saw the commercial about PCDI and I gave them a call. After speaking with someone for about an hour I decided to sign on. The coursework was hard and I learned a lot. Before dropping out of school I was a 4.0 student and through this program I was able to salvage a 3.6. Small hit but I did that to myself. Anyhow, I graduated and I have felt great ever since. This was took place at a time when there was no online classes really, or at least not too popular so I was ridiculed by many people. The only thing that shut them up was the fact that I got my Diploma, not G.E.D and got into every college I signed on for. This is not a scam. You get out of it what you put in!
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Xdivineknightx (In Progress) on August 2, 2010 (email verified)

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Ignore bad reviews Before I enrolled I read all these same reviews, horror stories about books and customer service and blah blah blah. Well these are obviously [people] who only tried using the phone line. I have never once called their support number. Whether you use the online forum, facebook, twitter, or whatever, their support and response is quick and helpful. My books have always been shipped right away so far, and even if they aren't you can just post on the facebook page that you're almost done and they'll ship your next class. Steph from support is great and very helpful. All in all, this place is NOT the horror story I was half expecting. I delayed enrollment for 6 months because of the reviews I read, and WISH I didn't. You can get a bachelors in a year here if you put in the time. And cheap!
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Jwjohnson_cgs (Graduate) on July 28, 2010 (email verified)

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Great Experience- AS Human Resourses I recently finished the AS in HR management. Ashworth was great no issues at all.Affordable and good for my schedule.I just started the BS in Management. I would recommend this school to anyone in a career where time is limited and money is tight. You should check into the different requirements for your chosen career and if you need to transfer credit to a regionally accredited school before you sign on. Some regionally accredited schools in there attempt to get your money will try and not take them but, there are some that will. I got alot more out of the Ashworth classes then I got when I attended traditional college some years ago. Students must be driven to succeed and self motivated. Good Luck!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on July 8, 2010 (email verified)

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Associates Programs slightly better than Bachelors I graduated the associate's program earlier this year in Human Resource Management(H.R.M.) and overall everything went smoothly & I'm glad to have attended & I recommend Ashworth to my friends. My biggest problem was with student services, some of them are unprofessional & don't seem to know what they're doing. Others are good problem solvers, so it depends on which one you get. I had to stay on top of them about my shipments but all of that's ok when considering the final prize: the college degree. Ashworth is a school for those who prefer independent study, self pace & less structure. The cost per credit is better than any other school that I've researched and when considering the the books are included; its a very good deal. As for the credit transfer issue, you have to do your research bcuz it's different with each school. Keep in mind national accredited schools and regional accredited schools don't usually mix. Furthermore not all of Ashworth's programs are worth taking,(do your research) example: to work in the education sector in Florida ones degree must be regionally accredited. Ashworth is nationally accredited so whoever is in Early Childhood Education @ Ashworth wont get hired at any school with ties to the state. Also I've met several people who are embarrassed by their career diplomas in Medical Office Assisting from Ashworth. Aside from the medical and education sector jobs most employers won't mind that Ashworth is nationally or regionally accredited. It's more of a problem when transferring between schools but that's true with any school, there are no uniform standards between schools right now. My overall exp with Ashworth has been positive enough to where I've decided to continue with then for my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.).
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Xavier.garcia1 (In Progress) on May 4, 2010

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I dont know who they talking about? i really dont' I just happen to be surfing the web till this website came up and i decided to read the review for Ashwoth University (which i am erolled in). Read the good, bad and ugly that everybody has posted and i have to say that my experience with AU has been nothing but OUTSTANDING. Teachers, they are great, i have personally chat and talked to some of my instructors in a matter of 5 mins, if that. They are very courteous and make sure your questions are answered. Institution, enrollment was a breeze, support dept handles everything promptly and shipments arrive usually the nxt day. Support, nothing less tat outstanding, no more thatn 5 mins on the phone, expeditious handling of problems. Value, you can't get any better than the $1200.00 by semester, i pay up front with my Navy TA so i can't talk much about the payment plane, but for what i seen in the website, it's a good deal. Value, i already talked about it above, but to make clear the whole credit transferability, yes, they are tranferable. Would they be accepted in Harvard, may be no, who knows? Your college experience it's going to be what ever you make it to be, what i mean with that is te following: If you want to get a bachellors and then a masters or anything else, do your research, make calls, go to the web, etc. Plan your own career, it's your job. I personally spent a whole day calling other colleges to make sure my degree was worth my time, effort and money, if you planning to go to law school you call them and make sure they will accept your degree before you even start it. Use of tech, costumer support is very knowlegeble with their system, online library is awesome, etc. no complains what so ever. Conclusion: I am active duty military, single dad and a volunteer firefighter, my life is tought as it is, AU have made it convenient for me to work toward my degree, the staff and teachers are nothing less than outstanding and the course is well worth my time and money. The federal gov pays for my college, they do verify this schools before they issue payments, i highly doubt they would approve funds for a school they know is a scam. Just to throw that out there. When i wanted to enroll in college i spend days researching my options and calling schools, also hours talking to my local Navy College Office. To the point that i contacted several federal agencies to verify acceptance of the degree i was enrolling for. If you just want to able to say "I go to College" pick one and enroll, If you want a career, start the rigt way, research and plan it. Don't just go an enroll, screw up and blame it on the school and later than the road bad mouth it. AU Student #AC0909258, USN any
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Anonymous (Graduate) on April 21, 2010 (email verified)

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Ashworth Exceeded My Expectations I graduated from Ashworth College with an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. I really enjoyed my experience with the school from day one and feel like the self-paced learning environment fit my busy schedule perfectly. I was actually kind of hesitant to take classes online, but it ended up being not difficult at all and very convenient. The tutors were always available to help me. It’s like having a personal teacher by your side the whole way, which was great. I have already been able to put my degree to good use. I recently started working at a local law office as a Paralegal. This is the same job I’ve applied for over the last two years, but now that have a college degree, I was finally able to get it! I never really experienced any of the issues that some other students have mentioned. I can definitely say that the statement about employers not accepting an Ashworth degree because it’s not regionally accredited is not true at all. I’m proof of that. Depending on the job, there may be employers who have their own policies, but I’ve never had any issue at all with employers recognizing my degree. I mention this because I had two other paralegal job offers that I turned down because the job I have now is the one I truly wanted. It’s also nice to graduate without any debt. I have friends who work in the same field as me who still owe thousands of dollars to their schools and are working at a lower level than me. I did have to wait an extra week for a book once, but that’s really the only negative thing I experienced, which wasn’t a big deal to be honest. I guess everyone’s experience is a little different, but mine was really great and I’d recommend Ashworth College to anyone.
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Rpl (Graduate) on April 8, 2010 (email verified)

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ASHWORTH COLLEGE IS NOT A SCAM!!! I COMPLETED A DEGREE COURSE IN PSYCHOLOGY AT ASHWORTH AND I HAVE NOTHING BUT GOOD TO SAY ABOUT THE SCHOOL. I FOUND THE DEGREE TO BE ACCEPTED AT OTHER ACCREDITED COLLEGES. THE COURSES WERE WELL WRITTEN, THE TEXTBOOKS WERE TOP-NOTCH. AND GRADES WERE POSTED INSTANTANEOUSLY. I DO NOT HESITATE TO RECOMMEND THE SCHOOL, AND I HAVE DONE SO ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. I GIVE ASHWORTH A HEARTY THUMBS-UP. REV. ROBERT P. LANGSTON.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 11, 2010

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GREAT!!! Great program, I finished there Locksmithing program, and also I am currently enrolled in there Criminal Justice program as well. The only problem is getting a job with it. EVERY employer wants hands on experience as well as book knowledge. So unless you are just planning to try and getting on with a police dept., NOT a forensic laboratory job. Its VERY good to have for you application.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on February 28, 2010 (email verified)

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Ashworth is a great program I obtained my Associate of Science in Criminal Justice from Ashworth. Overall I had a great experience with them. In fact since I have obtained an Associates Degree I have applied to four regionally accredited colleges that have accepted my credits. I recently decided to major in business for my Bachelors Degree. I began this quest at the University of Phoenix, who would accept their credits. I loved their program but it had so many time constraints for the assignments. I was unable to continue with them because I am a Police Officer with a rotating schedule, and I am also a Youth Pastor so my time is limited. I then transfered to Kaplin University who accepted my whole Associates Degree from Ashworth. Kaplan has a great program also but their are also some time constraints involved. So at this time I am about to start back at Ashworth, because of it is self paced, and it is a quality program that I can learn in without time restraints. Their tution is also much cheaper, and they have a no interest payment plan, this is great because I won't have a large amount of debt when I finish school. Let's say that I am going back home so to speak. Their credits are now more widely accepted by regionally accredited schools. However I would check with potential colleges about their acceptance of Ashworth credits. Each university has the right to except or not except credit whether the college is regionally accredited or nationally accredited. Lastly I would check with potential employers about their acceptance as well. Certain bodies of various certifications will only take regionally accredited degrees. So just do your homework before you make a decision.
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Kriselandscaping (In Progress) on February 18, 2010 (email verified)

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Ashworth high level of education I have finished the Landscape design program at Ashworth college. I was so impressed I re-enrolled in their Construction Business Management associate program. I will graduate in 2010. Great information and challenging. And, have decided to continue to paralegal degree program after this. Just a great school. Very helpful in my company's future. Two of my colleagues have also taking career diploma courses here. This school sets us apart from our competitors.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 10, 2010 (email verified)

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So Far So Good So far so good ashworth college has been very helpful i just started and no complaints i believe i made the best decision ever...the school is affordable and u don't have to ever worry about student loan debts.... contacting student services can be a long wait but if u press option 1 the system will call u back when it's ur turn...i tried it and it works great!!!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 5, 2010 (email verified)

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Challenging Master's program I am currently in the Master's degree program, and I can honestly say that the curriculum is more challenging than many of my colleague's master degree programs at popular universities. The work is challenging and relevant. The people who are critical probably find it too challenging...
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 30, 2010 (email verified)

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Beyond Frustrated Where to even start. Ok firstly, I was sixteen when I originally became a student of James Madison Highschool, now Ashworth. I decided to take homeschool due to alot of personal traumas leading to my poor performance in highshcool. My mother decided on the school and against my better judgement enrolled me into JMHS and paid the down payment (i had to pay the additional 700 of the 900 they were asking just to earn a diploma). Now I can say at that time I had no problems receiving any materials and my assignments were graded properly, etc. So I finish all of my information, send in my last assignment, double check with the school to make sure I had nothing else I needed to send in. Everything is complete and I should receive my diploma in the mail within 30 days, at least that is what im told. Not the case. I moved out of state around two weeks after completing my work. I ended up doing alot of traveling as well and assumed my parents would hold on to my diploma while I was out of the country. Well now im back in the states and had to provide my diploma to get into college. Long story short my parents never received it!! I have now been on the phone with this company numerous times (if I can even get through) They told me I was missing 4 assignments. Luckly I saved all of my graded assignments and have faxed and emailed copies of these supposed never received assignments to the school with no result. At this point i cant even log into my student account on their website. Its now telling me I dont even exist!!! As most of you I have had the same problems with getting someone on the phone and with their customer service. At this time all im getting is unreturned phone calls and automated emails whenever I email them. I have hired an attorney and I am currently working to have this school shut down by the BBB. What a waste of my time and almost $1000. Dont waste your time or your money!!!!!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 9, 2010

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Great Deal! Ashworth has been flexible with my financial situation. I can not find a cheaper degree. Courses are fun and I have the freedom to study whenever I want. Great deal for the price!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 7, 2010 (email verified)

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Credits not accepted by employer I am an assistant pre school teacher in New Hampshire, and needed 9 credits to become an associate teacher, and 18 credits to become a lead teacher. Ashworth seemed the answer as I work full time and felt it would be easier than attending the local community college. I realised that as Ashworth is NATIONALLY accredited and not REGIONALLY accredited for this course, so I would probably never be able to transfer the credits to another college. But I thought, I just need these credits for my promotion. So I handed over my money and got to work. I completed the first 6 credits and then one day my director said to me 'Your couse is REGIONALLY accredited, isn't it?' NOPE. Well, it turns out that the New Hampshire education department WILL NOT ACCEPT NATIONALLY ACCREDITED COURSES. I spoke to the man who inspects the day cares and pre schools in our area and he confirmed it. He said that they have this problem all the time. People take these NATIONALLY accredited online courses, not realising that they will not be accepted by the state education department. He told me to go to my local community college. In New Hampshire you can take 3 credits per semester in early childhood education, free (worth $600)if you work in a state registered center. Maybe your state has something similar? If you want to learn as a hobby, then this college is great. If you need the credits for your work, you may as well present your employer with a diploma written on toilet paper. THEY WILL PROBABLY NOT ACCEPT THEM. These people will tell you anything to get you to sign up. They told me FOUR times that their early childhood education course would be accepted by the education department. At the New Hampshire state level (which is what counts) THEY ARE NOT. Stupid me for being so trusting. I didn't expect to be repeatedly told such bare faced lies. The debate about whether or not they will transfer is a red herring. What matters is that they are not accepted by many employers. Check Ashworth out on the Better Business Bureau site. As I type they have a D+. If you have already signed up and try to cancel, they will tell you that you have to pay a cancellation fee or (as in my case) kept calling me to demand that I pay $900 for the rest of the course. Kick up a fuss and refuse. They will back down and put your account to 0.00. Get them to email that to you and send you a hard copy. If you have nothing in writing from these people, then it didn't happen. They know every trick in the book. I suspect that the good reviews are written either by company employees, or those who have not yet tried to use their Ashworth credits out in the real world.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on December 21, 2009

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BA Business Administration & MBA HR I have been a student since 2001 first finishing my Associates in Business Management. Then when they added BA, I enrolled in 2008 for BA Business Administration. They were able to transfer all of my Associate credits and even a few from the regular college I attended. (Not all, but that is normal for ALL schools). I love the sel pace, though as you can see, I don't self pace very well! I took a break from 2005-2008 though. My fince is now enrolled in the MBA for Human Resources. He is 2 classes in and so far it has been challenging and very affordable compared to most college credits. I would recommend Ashworth for any program as I have seen them all now!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on October 23, 2009

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Don't Attend If..... Do not attend this school if you want to transfer "credits' later on. I tried 6 colleges/universities and I was unable to transfer...SAVE YOUR TOME AND MONEY AND GO TO AN ACTUAL SCHOOL. REMEMBER IF A PAYMENT OPTION IS NOT THERE FOR GOVERNMENT FUNDING LIKE PELL GRANDS OR LOANS DO NOT ATTEND THAT SCHOOL. NO GOV FUNDING MEANS FAKE CREDITS.
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Sussys (In Progress) on October 2, 2009 (email verified)

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Associates Business Managemen I have received thorough information on the subject everytime, including how to study, they are always on time on shipping my books, I usually receive them before the other course ends; whenever I send an email with a concern I received their response back right away, they are very professional and most of all, this is the first time I have studies the whole book and not in bits and pieces like they do at a regular college class. I am obtaining knowledge and experience like never before. I hsve graduated in two courses already and it was a rewarding experience. Additional, their nonfinance payments plan is great for me as I had been a Mom for 20 years and want to update my education. THANKS, ASHWORTH COLLEGE YOU ARE AWESOME!!!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on September 30, 2009 (email verified)

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Over all good program I have just completed my degree in Security Management. I have read some of the reviews. As far as receiving my course material, I requested each semesters books be shipped all at once. I did not have to wait for each book to arrive seperately. Ashworth did this with no problems. I enjoyed the work at your own pace courses and not having to go to a brick and mortar school. My only complaint, the slow response to emails and long waits on hold when I had to call Ashworth. These are minor issues when compared to the flexibility the courses give you to work at home and on your time schedule.
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Luis.ortiz0 (In Progress) on September 19, 2009

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NYPD Like every one else, the Student Services Dept. is not all that great. But, for those who are trying to get in the Law Enforcement field, Ashworth is the way to go. Because of Ashworth, two of my buddies are now police officers for the city of New York. Many police agencies are becoming more strict when it comes to educational requirements. Very few police deparments are accepting High School Diplomas or GED'S (Good Enough Diploma) As for the other police departments, they want 60 college credits or greater. Look, Ashworth is a self, paced, timed and motivated school where you will not find yourself pulling your hair out because you have to be in front of your computer when they say you do, or when a paper or homework is due. I bet anyone who is enrolled with at online school, the financial, and academic stress they are going through right now. With Ashworth there is no financial stress, and if there is an academic stress, that's because you're either mentally challanged or plain old stupid. To conclude, they are accredited and recognized by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). It is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as well as The US Department Of Education. If you are still not convinced, then do some research online about these three accreditation agencies. What more do you want??? $80.00 per semester credit hour, you do the math. And yes their credits do transfer and are accepted by some institutions and universities, not all. Do your Homework before enrolling!!!!
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Anonymous (In Progress) on August 24, 2009 (email verified)

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Lousy Customer service I have been on hold for about a year. I need 3 classes to finish my Bachelor's Degree. I filed for bankruptcy and was told by my attorney to just keep paying any creditor's I wanted to continue with. The school refused to let me continue regardless of my continuing to make payments or if I agreed to pay in full right away. My attorney refused to write a letter of reaffirmation as he claimed the school shouldn't have needed it. No matter what I do to resolve the situation I keep being told I can't continue. I can't get transcripts to prove I have finished my Associates Degree or to show the Bachelor's classes I have completed. I have to now restart 4 years of schooling because my attorney and school couldn't find a solution.
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Angelina75 (Graduate) on May 11, 2009 (email verified)

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Associates In Finance I completed all my courses back in February. They are still indicating that they do not have my final exam and refuse to give me my degree that I worked soo hard for. The final exam doesn't even count towards your grade. Everytime I had to send in an assignment they always indicated they never received it and I had to go to the Better Business Bureau each time before they would finally acknowledge receiving it.
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Kritters03 (In Progress) on March 8, 2009 (email verified)

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Good Experience So Far I am enrolled my Bachelors in Business Administration. I agree and disagree with the other comments listed below. First, use of technology is excellent, I can submit my assignment and get a grade with that some week only once I have had to wait 2 weeks and sent an email. With the materials, I have had to send an email to my book for the next course, but they have always responded with 1-2 business days. Again this is an online course, it may not be for everyone. Tht tuition is affordable for me compared to other colleges in my area. Like on of the other reviews said, "Look into this before you agree to anything."
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Anonymous (Graduate) on March 1, 2009 (email verified)

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I am embarrassed by my AS-CJ degree from Ashworth I enrolled in the Criminal Justice course, and it took me a little over a year to complete, from 2006 to 2007. Some of the course work was so simple, I could complete the course work in about a week, when it was designed to take a month. I completed the College Math course in about six hours total. The materials - The text books are dated. It was 2007 when I was doing the Criminal Investigation course and the text book was from 1998. Support - 30 minutes on the phone, on hold. Waiting to talk to someone that didn't want to talk to you or give you a high pressure sales pitch. What, do they work in a boiler room? It's like talking to a collections department at a credit card company "How about making a down payment of $500??" - Actual Employee quote. They lost my assignments I submitted, I had to submit it three times. Value - It's about on par with most community colleges. Use of Technologies is very good. Too bad, their own staff doesn't know how to use it.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 25, 2009

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GREAT I have taken the career diploma in Locksmithing, and working on AS in Criminal Justice. I have had a wonderful experience so far. Books are always early, payments are low, and when you actually do get them on the phone, they have always been helpful. Would recommend to someone who does not need motivation at all to follow through with a task.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on February 24, 2009

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ASHWORTH COLLEGE STOLE MY MONEY. Ashworth College stole my down payment. Before I could enroll they sent a number of mail asking me to sign up...As soon as I sent my first down payment I never heard from them again..I sent tons of mail after sending my payment and up til this moment I have never gotten a response. Maybe it's because they know that I live in the caribbean..Well, I guess I wil personally have to go back to the US and find where they are located to demand my money back with interest..These scammers!!!!!!!
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LICKETYSPLIT885 (In Progress) on February 10, 2009

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DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME AT FIRST THIS SCHOOL WAS OK, BUT NOW IT'S A BIG WASTE OF TIME. I KEEP TRYING TO GET MY EXAM SENT TO MY PROCTOR, I GET PUT ON HOLD FOR 30 MIN., THEN TRANSFERRED I WAS THEN ON HOLD FOR AN ENTIRE HOUR, STILL WITHOUT AN ANSWER SO I JUST HUNG UP. PLEASE- HEAR IT FROM SOMEONE THAT WOULD NOT TELL YOU NO LIE, THIS IS NOT WORTH IT. THE STUDENT SERVICE IS SO BAD!!!!! THEY HIRE PEOPLE THAT SPEAKS AS IF THEY HAVE NO EDUCATION. THIS IS NOT THE WAY TO GO IN ORDER TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN LIFE!! ATTEND UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX OR SOMEWHERE ELSE-WAY MORE PROFESSIONAL AND ACCREDITED.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on February 2, 2009 (email verified)

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Great School This was the best decision of my life I mean the best. The tuition was affordable and what you get in return cost 5x more. Since graduated I entered The Army with a pay raise and was offered a job as an officer. Now I'm enrolled in RA accredited college I transfered my credits no problem. The only thing is that they valued them at 75 percent but other than that I have had no problem
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Peoples541 (Graduate) on January 24, 2009 (email verified)

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Horrible I would not recommend this college to anyone. Its a money mill of some sort. From my time with Ashworth they came out to be a greedy company looking to make a quick buck on mostly lower income students who know no better!! BOYCOTT ASHWORTH A.K.A. PCDI! They hold degree and transcripts hostage!!! Student Beware!!!!
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Markanthonyanderson (In Progress) on January 13, 2009 (email verified)

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Current student! I have earned three Bachelor of Sciences degrees from regionally accredited universities. I have also earned a Master's degree from a regionally accredited university. I have studied online and earned a graduate diploma from Cambridge University in England--one of the most renowned schools in the world. I am currently working on my MBA from Ashworth University. Why? Because I am a lifelong learner and AU is a great value. I can honestly say that AU is a great school. I did have some problems with the school early on, but they have worked hard to overcome any issues that they once had. Their student services are now very quick and polite. They really seem like they care. I am proud of the school and the accomplishments that they have done to improve the school. The tuition is unbelievably low! Great job AU! Mark
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 7, 2009 (email verified)

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Awesome college I was reading many of the other comments on Ashworth College, and I am different than most. I was impressed, when I first started, at their prices. Their prices are low, compared to many other schools. I have seen schools with over 14,000 a quarter, and my program will end up costing a little over 4,000 for an Associates. Also, they sent my materials quickly. I get my books before my current class is even done, and they have never forgotten anything at all. They respond to my emails usually within the first day I send them, and they always assure me to talk with them whenever I have a problem. I am impresed with their materials. All updated, revisied, etc, with in the last couple years, and the book publishers are good institutions. I have learned hoardes of informations from them, and they give those who may not have lots of time to study plenty of time. They give you 4 years to complete an Associates. Plenty of time! This program works well for me, a student with lots of other stuff going on in my life. I am enjoying Ashworth completely. But if you need someone, a teacher and a class, to keep you motivated in studying, then you probably should not do homestudy. I think Ashworth is a great college, 5 stars on their every service and materials!
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Thrill (Graduate) on December 18, 2008 (email verified)

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Worth the Cost I graduated this month from the Associates in Security Management degree program. All things considered, Ashworth College is worth it if: 1) You don't have time to attend classes due to family/work committments 2) You do have the discipline to work with limited direction 3) You don't want to spend much money on your degree Although there are occasional customer service issues, I was able to get all of them resolved quickly. The best way to contact the school is either to use the Helpline on the Student Services website or to ask for help at the school's internet forum. Probably the most common problem I had was getting them to ship the next course (they are supposed to send them automatically when 80% of the previous course is finished). One email was always enough to prompt delivery. The course content was good, although some of the material was slightly outdated. Most of the outdated material was the result of new Supreme Court decisions or because of updates in Homeland Security. This is understandable, but I hope they update their material ASAP. One thing that suprised me was how challenging the material really was. I'll admit that when I started, I thought it was going to be a walk-over, especially because all of the exams are "open book". Not so. The writing assignments were tough, particularly in the Introduction to Terrorism and Criminal Behavior courses. For time, It took me from April 2007 until December 2008 (20 months)to finish what is intended to be a two-year program. I thought that was reasonable. There is sometimes a great deal of down time between courses if you are waiting for a paper to be graded. Recently, they started allowing students to submit writing assignments electronically and I was able to get my last two papers turned in and graded within three days. I think the longest I waited was one month for a paper to be graded. If I wasn't waiting for a paper to be graded, I never waited longer than a week for courses or semester final exams. The cost is about as low as you can get at $80/credit hour. The only concern you should have before you sign up is contacting any four-year colleges you may transfer to/potential employers and finding out if they will accept a degree from Ashworth. Many regionally-accredited online schools will, but you better shop around first! I've found one already and will be starting my bachelors degree program in April 2009. To emphasize: do this BEFORE you enroll with Ashworth! For what it's worth, I had a good experience with Ashworth and would recommend it to anyone ONLY if I thought they had the drive and focus to stick with it to the end and did not need a lot of "hands on" from a instructor. As a working adult with a family who already has a great deal of experience in the degree field I studied, it was a great choice for me.
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Jdfosse1 (In Progress) on December 12, 2008 (email verified)

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Quality Education I am currently in my second semester of A.S in Accounting. I have had a great expierence at Ashworth! They have always been very helpful and prompt in their service . I am very satisfied with the student forum, and their response to any problems I have had . Remember, Online school isn't for everyone because you have to be motivated and police yourself in your studies! I already have a career diploma in Tax Preparation from Ashworth and am working in the Tax buisness.All in all ,I am very satisfied with them!
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Seattle98033 (In Progress) on December 9, 2008

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Good experience for me at Ashworth I will complete my AA degree in Psychology in January 2009 after 9 months. I have had no problems. I read the reviews about Ashworth prior to enrolling and just got prepared for the inconsistent service of student services and it is true - but just know that and work it. After I completed each course, I called to be sure next shipment was on the way. After a week or so of submitting hand graded assignment, call them and push them along (use the drop box!!!). For the cost and speed of getting a degree, SO worth a phone call a week. For the most part, I encountered customer service associates who weren't always the brightest, but were looking to help. My current employer, Microsoft, accepts the degree and has paid for most of it, so I figure that is a good measure
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Anonymous (Graduate) on December 9, 2008 (email verified)

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PERFECT CHOICE IN ALL COUNTS THIS IS A PERFECT INSTITUTION FOR THE INDEPENDENT STUDENT!! PERFECT IN ALL COUNTS PARTICULARLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED ANY HELP OR DO NOT WANT TO TALK TO ANYBODY.
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Shelljoemom1 (In Progress) on November 9, 2008 (email verified)

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I thought I was the only one! I was told all of my credits would transfer. I have close to 90. This was a waste of my time. I sent all "unopened" material back to them because I was going to lose too many hours because few would transfer. They are hounding me to pay for a cancellation charge. They arent getting it from me either! They didnt do a thing for me. I tried to explain but they would not hear of it.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on November 3, 2008

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Poor response and withdrawal i enrolled in June 2008 for Business Administration Bachelors Degree. First, they said they would accept all my credits from the previous college, Second - it took them until September 2008 to return any emails regarding the transfere of my credits. They did not accept all my credits only 35. Which dropped me back to an associates. Now, they are hounding me for payment for withdrawal. I have refused to pay this telling them due to poor service. They are going to report this as a default in payment to the credit bureau. I am reporting them to the Department of Education and to BBB for poor and misleading information.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on October 29, 2008

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Awful Awful. Stay away. Slow material delivery, slow responce time, very very slow grading process. This is a bottom teir school. Almost any other accredited school would be better.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on October 28, 2008

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Great School for price Great classes, affordable, but the school lacks in the student services section. waits can be 25 minutes, and many times after that you get transferred and have to wait another twenty minutes to get an answer
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Anonymous (In Progress) on October 27, 2008 (email verified)

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Stay Away Not worth effort. They offer low cost--and-low quality--and low service levels. pay more and go elsewhere.
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Melissa (Graduate) on October 7, 2008

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Good and Bad Great materials and great experience overall I am almost finished with my Bachelors and will begin my MBA in 2009. I was laid off from my job so it gave me an opportunity to do more course work. Basically I have to spend more time waiting for course work to ship and receive than it takes me most of the time to complete the work. Would recommend to someone wanting to finish or start their degree. Have to have a lot of of time management and self discpline.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on September 29, 2008 (email verified)

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Home Inspection Many weeks after signing up and paying in full, I still cannot get any answers. They sent an almost empty box with no course material. Said they shipped a replacement 2 day air - took 22 days to receive. On hold with every phone number I called; once after 25 minutes I was told I had 26 minutes to go; gave up. Said my online course was "Out of service" with no estimate of when I could get online to take the course; been 6 weeks now. Got transfered to correspondence with no online at all. No matter what number I call, I am told to call yet another number and this goes on forever until you end up back at the first number which never picks up. I finally got the first installment and after 50 years in the field, consider it to be fairly good. But I consider the school? to be a scam. I just mailed in the first 4 exams because I can't get online (said that I don't exist) and if I do not get the next set of materials in a timely fashion I will request a refund and if not immediately forthcoming, will file against them. I have no patience in my life for this kind of nonsense.
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Kjhamill (In Progress) on September 24, 2008 (email verified)

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Almost no support... I had to cancel as the school would not send me the correct textbooks to do the course. After repeated phone calls and emails, they basically scrugged their shoulders and had no reason as to why this was not done for me. I asked "Why" and got no answer...Silence on the other end of the phone...Don't waste your money. The exams were not well done either with missing diagrams etc
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Berryhillmd (In Progress) on August 19, 2008 (email verified)

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Medical Transcription The school is very modern in the class I took. I just wish I could have sent in my work as I was suppose to instead of just regular email. But I received very good advice when I needed it and a lot of support and encouragement. I would recommend this to anyone wanting an online course.
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Sliccolo (Graduate) on July 13, 2008

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I had a very good experience with Ashworth I have just finished paying off degree my Associates degree in psychology and I finished the program in less than 2 years. I learned a lot from my courses and they have helped me at my job as a certified nurses aide. It's not all roses though... Basically it goes like this, you HAVE to be a self learner. Yes you will be on your own when it comes to doing your courses. I myself found them easy but others might not. Now we come to the issue of shipments... I wait almost 3 months for a semester exam because I forgot there was a required written report to send in. Also you need to constantly be on student services for your shipments. If you can deal with that then this is not a bad way to get your degree. What you put in is what you get. If you fail it's because you didn't try. This is only for the associates program. I don't know how their master's program is.
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Wendysline (In Progress) on June 17, 2008

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I'm almost done with my degree I have 2 classes (out of 20) left until I am finished with Ashworth's Associates in Psychology. I highly recommend Ashworth if you are dedicated to your education. The price is right, the books are included, they take monthy payments with no interest charged (you do need to have your tuition payed in full to graduate),it's self paced. My employer is paying for most of my tuition and will honor my degree when it comes time to advance to Case Manager. If you plan on transferring credits to another institution, make sure they will accept the Ashworth credits as the are nationally accredited and not regionally. I'm glad I found Ashworth.
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Jstreeper1 (In Progress) on May 5, 2008 (email verified)

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An online school of exceptional value I am starting my fourth semester of my associate degree program in accounting and I am so pleased with Ashworth that I am definitely going to stay and complete a batchelor degree program. Ashworth University has provided me with a wealth of knowledge for such a low cost. I've found no other online school that offers up to master degree level programs at such a low cost. Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) which is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education as the accrediting agency that accredits schools of primarily distance learning. I have also found that credits from Ashworth University are transferrable to many other institutions that are regionally and nationally accredited. My employer, the Internal Revenue Service, has approved me for employee tuition assistance without hesitation. I recommend Ashworth to anyone who is looking for a properly accredited college education for a great value.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on April 1, 2008 (email verified)

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Second Semester - AS Criminal Justice Good program for the cost
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Becca_594 (In Progress) on February 25, 2008 (email verified)

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Good choice Ashworth college is an AT HOME STUDY COURSE! there are no teachers to hold your hand and complete the exam with you, if you are not outgoing enough to self teach yourself DO NOT USE THE INSTITUTION! The materials and exams are pretty self explanitory, you read it and understand it or don't and fail it's really up to you. Reguarding the techinical support and staff they are very helpful as long as you explain your problems. All in all I am currently enjoying my experiance.
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Bhuvanaeday (In Progress) on February 15, 2008 (email verified)

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Ashworth I am currently enrolled for BBA programme ...Reading the above comments ....I would like to tell about my experience with Ashworth...I already do hold a Diploma in Basic accounting from Ashworth...The books were really informative and not that bad...I took my exams online results were quick...when I completed my payments I did receive my Diploma without any hastle.I did get bookkeeper job addign up that in my resume. They recently opened up the Bachelor's ...I wanted to enroll ,the staff whom I dealt with were okay...for quite a few lied about the office hours as he did not want to entertain any calls after 4pm. I did complain the matter to the incharge... I have submitted some of my assigments they are quite challenging I reviewed the books they are using...they are all really informative and really good ones I have to agree with that.You will definitely gain knowledge if you go thru the materials with real interest. once you drop the assignments in the drop box ...the course instructer responds if she needs any or acknowledges it with comments. You receive the grade within 3 weeks definitely. So far good...when you email them for any query it does take a week to respond though. Ashworth is in my affordability range.Other colleges are really expensive for Bachelor's...I cant afford them...some were rude also to me...i dont want to disclose the colleges name. after experiencing lies and rudeness from two to three colleges...I felt Ashworth is quite okay and it clicked...They responded to me...So I consider that's where I have to get my bachelor's. So I will recommend Ashworth.See the budget,the time,Accredition...Always make sure you know about the college limitations then join. But dont compare the degree with other colleges.this is Distance learning...nationnaly accredited.Thats all. Not that bad...Thats the budget go for it! PS: This is a real statement from a real student from Ashworth.
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Anonymous (In Progress) on January 3, 2008

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Lots of Improvements Since Ashworth College became Ashworth University there are several changes that have been made which are continuing to improve the Ashworth experience. There is no longer a need to wait endlessly for the semester exams, since you can now access them online. They can e-mail your proctor the exam or they can e-mail your proctor an access code so you can take your exam online. I called them and told them that I was ready for my exam and within 48 hours it was e-mailed to my proctor. Ashworth University is a great value and there are several colleges and universities that accept Ashworth credits. It is a GREAT value for the money! Have you seen how much certain other online colleges cost?
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Anonymous (Graduate) on November 19, 2007

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Accociate of Science I have two children and work full-time so it was very difficult for me to get to classes after working a full day. Ashworth College allowed me to obtain my associate's degree without interferring with my work-life balance. If you are dedicated and a self-learner with ambition, you will be able to achieve your goals. The financing was great and the feeling of joy that overcame me when I receive the actual degree certificate was overwhelming. I am now obtaining my Bachelor's degree through Ashworth.
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Lisafc2000 (In Progress) on October 9, 2007 (email verified)

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Switching courses I started by wanting to get my Business Management degree and decided to change course torwards the end. The support people were very nice and informative about how many courses I could transfer to start my new career path. The value is exceptional also as I checked with another online university and they wanted twice as much per course and classes had to be paid for before you took them. I think overall Ashworth is a great choice.
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Thetexans (In Progress) on September 22, 2007 (email verified)

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Ashworth University I realize a 10 for Value may not show up in the review but it's important to know that someone going to the (distance learning/online) school feels that way. I'm looking at $4800 for an Associates degree at 0% financing. I compared that to a student loan and there was NO comparison. My minimum payments are $80 per month where my student loans were gonna be about $225...no good. I'm just a guy with a family that has had a successful business that came crashing down all around him and this school is giving me the opportunity to do a 180 degree turnaround. I'm starting from the bottom once again but this time I will have a degree in my hand that gives me an edge over my competition...yes, I feel it's that good. I just wish Ashworth offered a degree in Project Management. Other than that I highly recommend it.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful

Anonymous (Graduate) on September 14, 2007 (email verified)

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Satisfied Student I recently completed my Associates degree in Early Childhood Education with Ashworth College. Overall I really liked the college. The online exams were great! I recieved my grades the minute I submitted my test. (No waiting and waiting forever for results!) And the tuition and payments are GREAT!!!!!! The only problem with the college is there is really no teacher that helps and guides you through the program. This college is for people who like to "do it on your own!" Also, if you go to Ashworth I would suggest that you stay on top of student services to make sure that shipments are sent... I waited 2 months one time for a semester Exam. After that I would call and remind them that things needed to be shipped and I didn't have anymore problems! (I know that isn't the student's job... but it could be worse!) I learned a lot through the college, and I was able to transfer 53 of my credits to the college that I am going to now(Ashford University)!! I would recommend Ashworth College to friends and family. (Oh, I would like to mention that you get a LOVELY class ring when you graduate from Ashworth!!
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Anonymous (Graduate) on September 7, 2007 (email verified)

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masters criminal justice the program was challenging, the materials were current , and the comp exams were rigorous
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Anonymous (In Progress) on July 10, 2007

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poor recommendation I cannot in good faith recommend this school for Master's programs. I was enrolled in this school for a while, and finally cancelled. It seemed that the farther I got in my program, the slower the shipments became and the weaker student services became as far as responding to my questions or concerns. I lost quite a bit of money, but since I wanted to graduate sometime this decade, this was a move I felt I had to make.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on June 6, 2007

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Completion course survey I highly recommend this school to anyone who is interested.In fact I did recommend this school to 4 other people and so far they have told me there enjoying the courses they are taking.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on May 24, 2007

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education A very good college for working parents.
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Anonymous (Graduate) on May 8, 2007

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ASHWORTH COLLEGE-MBA PROBLEMS...PROBLEMS...PROBLEMS.
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Warrenrlove (In Progress) on January 9, 2007 (email verified)

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Ashworth College This was a good course to keep me growing. I used a lot of what I learned in my current position with a public company. I found certain courses better than others but that may be the same for all colleges. I'm not using this degree to get into a wall street firm. Use the payment plan.
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Susan.morgan114 (In Progress) on September 18, 2006 (email verified)

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Good for Full Time Working Students Student Services needs work, but overall the text books are very informative and I am learning a lot.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful

Me4army (Graduate) on August 22, 2006

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Good for what you get! Overall, I had a good experience with this school. The only improvement that the school needs is in student services. I completed the AS in Criminal Justice in two years with them. The books and study guides that I received were for the most part current. I would recommend this school. For the cost and the quality that you get it's worth it. However, I still read about issues with student services.
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