Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

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

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

Tuition & Fees

$21,900

$21,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
27%
500-599
33%
400-499
40%
700-800
7%
600-699
13%
500-599
30%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
500-599
18%
400-499
52%
300-399
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
41%
12-17
36%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
43%
12-17
35%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

57%

male

43%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 318
Declined + 422
Total Received 740
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Private (nonprofit)

304

undergraduate students

14

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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Location

School Facts

Ohio Valley University, 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 318
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Church of Christ
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Vienna, WV

270-acre campus in Vienna (population: 10,370). 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 26105-8000

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
37%
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 20% of male students
 
5 sororities 15% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
27%
500-599
33%
400-499
40%
700-800
7%
600-699
13%
500-599
30%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
500-599
18%
400-499
52%
300-399
30%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
41%
12-17
36%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
43%
12-17
35%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
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 Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 318
Declined + 422
Total Received 740

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations

Not Considered

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kay Grose
Director of Admissions Management
P: 877 446-8668
F: 304 865-6001
admissions@ovu.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 304 865-6207
F: 304 865-6001
contact@ovu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Lindsay Cole
Director of Financial Aid
lindsay.cole@ovu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, bowling, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Chad Porter (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Brianne Lodato (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Education
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

318

total students

33%

in-state

67%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

304
students

Female
43%
131

Male
57%
173

4%

14
students

Female
50%
7

Male
50%
7

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

272
students

Female
45%
121

Male
55%
151

11%

32
students

Female
32%
10

Male
68%
22

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

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) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: 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

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
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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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