Tuition & Fees

$20,460

$20,460

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
22%
400-499
41%
300-399
34%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
31%
400-499
44%
300-399
16%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
22%
400-499
40%
300-399
38%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
37%
12-17
48%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
51%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

53%

47%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 415
Declined + 467
Total Received 882
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Private (nonprofit)

418

undergraduate students

33

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Education
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5519
ACT 4548

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School Facts

Ohio Valley, founded in 1960, is a private, liberal arts university with religious affiliation. Its 270-acre campus is located in Vienna, 90 miles from Charleston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 451
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of Christ
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Vienna, WV

270-acre campus in Vienna (population: 10,633). Served by air and bus; major airport serves Columbus, OH (95 miles); train serves Charleston (90 miles). School operates transportation around campus.

Ohio Valley University
1 Campus View Drive
Vienna, WV 26105

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 50% of male students
 
5 sororities 50% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
10%
Top 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/4
19%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
22%
400-499
41%
300-399
34%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
9%
500-599
31%
400-499
44%
300-399
16%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
22%
400-499
40%
300-399
38%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
12%
18-23
37%
12-17
48%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
42%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
13%
18-23
51%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 415
Declined + 467
Total Received 882

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kay Grose
Director of Admissions Management
P: 877 446-8669
F: 304 865-6001
contact@ovu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $764,285
State $173,734
Institutional $1,271,731
Other external $129,778
Total $2,339,528

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $44,093
Institutional $466,527
Other external $31,269
Total $541,889

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Fighting Scots/Lady Scots
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Bible/Ministry
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Elementary Education
English
Health Care Management
History
Humanities
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Organizational Management
Psychology
Science
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sports Management
Wellness
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Undergraduate

93%

418
students

Female
47%
198

Male
53%
220

Graduate

7%

33
students

Female
42%
14

Male
58%
19

undergraduateFull-time

94%

396
students

Female
47%
184

Male
53%
212

undergraduatePart-time

6%

22
students

Female
64%
14

Male
36%
8

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Canada
Ghana
Guatemala
Japan
Kenya
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Makoto Tateno
International Admission Counselor
304 865-6232
makoto.tateno@ovu.edu

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