Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$22,550

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
440
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 274
Declined 15
Total Received 289
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Private

318

undergraduate students

16

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 334
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
440
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 274
Declined 15
Total Received 289

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,010

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $22,400
Room $3,900
Board $4,640
Additional fees $150
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $32,090
Average Financial Aid - $15,010
Total with Avg. Aid $17,080

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy Systems Technology/Technician.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Studies.
Forensic Science and Technology.
Health and Wellness, General.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Technology.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Psychology, General.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.

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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

334

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

318
students

Female
46%
146

Male
54%
172

5%

16
students

Female
56%
9

Male
44%
7

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

285
students

Female
45%
128

Male
55%
157

10%

33
students

Female
55%
18

Male
45%
15

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Student Break-down

16%
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
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

52%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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

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