Ohio Valley University: Ranking & Review

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Ohio Valley University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate29%35%24%
Applicants892378514
Admissions255131124
Enrolled undergraduates1296366
Enrolled total (including graduate students)560284276

121 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

29 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores7
Percent of students submitting SAT scores5%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
490
Math
520

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores94
Percent of students submitting ACT scores73%
ACT Composite
20
ACT English
19
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $30.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Ohio Valley University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$31,950$31,950
Off-campus$31,950$31,950
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,210 and other expenses per full academic year.

Ohio Valley University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 318 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$21,100$21,100
Fees for full-time undergraduates$150$150
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$570$570
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,540$6,540
Fees for full-time graduates$300$300
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$380$380

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education91019
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities13215
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1515
Health Professions and Related Programs55
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service55
Psychology33
English Language and Literature & Letters33
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies33
Theology and Religious Vocations22
History11
Mathematics and Statistics11
Social Sciences
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Science Technologies & Technicians
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Grand Total13491072

A total of 62 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Ohio Valley University.

At the master's level 10 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate30%28%33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Alternative namesOVU
Founded1960
MottoEducating to Serve
Religious affiliationChurches of Christ
Mission StatementAt Ohio Valley University, we seek to transform lives in a Christ-centered academic community that integrates higher learning, biblical faith, and service to God and humanity.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff88
Instructional FTE37
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ovu.edu
Address1 Campus View Drive
Vienna, West Virginia, 26105-8000
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone3048656000
Fax+1 (304) 865 6001

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