Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$21,750

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%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

57%

male

43%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 318
Declined 422
Total Received 740
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Private

304

undergraduate students

14

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 318
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Church of Christ

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 town
  • Campus Size: hectares

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
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Social Clubs
  • intramural sports
  • Theatre Production
  • A cappella Choir
  • Ambassadors

Top Events

  • OVU Homecoming
  • OVU Expressions
  • Winter/Spring Banquets
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

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%
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
55%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.23

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 318
Declined 422
Total Received 740

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Bible/Biblical Studies
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

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 Facts

Student 4 year graduation rate 21%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%

Student Break-down

18%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

38

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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