Ohio Valley University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#7619 of 14,131 In the World
#1963 of 2,597 In North America
#1872 of 2,496 In the United States
#22 of 26 In West Virginia

Quick Review

Religion
Churches of Christ
Acceptance rate
95%
Average SAT
980
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$15,520 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
253
Graduates
20
Male:Female Ratio
56:44
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.ovu.edu

Ohio Valley University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 95% 95% 95%
Applicants 289 150 139
Admissions 274 142 132
Freshmen enrolled full time 56 29 27

100 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

38 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
23 or 43%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 870
or below

75% of them
had 1090
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Ohio Valley University are 870-1090 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
23 or 43%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Ohio Valley University are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 135 (49%)
Nonresident Alien 57 (21%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 31 (11%)
Hispanic 25 (9%)
Black or African American 15 (5%)
Two or more races 5 (2%)
Asian 3 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$15,520/year
Average aid awarded
$15,625
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,998
$30-48K $13,159
$48-75K $18,011
$75-110K $17,941
$110K+ $23,997

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $22,400$7,200
Tuition in-state $22,400$7,200
Tuition out-of-state $22,400$7,200
Fee in-district $150
Fee in-state $150
Fee out-of-state $150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 270
Combined charge for room and board $8,540
Room charge $3,900
Meal charge $4,640

Ohio Valley University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Energy Systems Technology & Technician 13
Business Administration and Management, General 10
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 9 1
Psychology, General 8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 6
Accounting 4
Bible & Biblical Studies 4
Curriculum and Instruction 4
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 3
Secondary Education and Teaching 3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 3
Forensic Science and Technology 2
Health and Wellness, General 2
Biochemistry 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
History, General 1
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 1
Information Technology 1
Marketing, Other 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 1
Grand Total 9 67 4
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 25% 15% 34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 56%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7
Citations
17

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3 / 3
Psychology
2 / 16
Environmental Science
2 / 0
Philosophy
2 / 1
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
1 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
1 / 1
Environmental Management
1 / 0
Child Psychology
1 / 14
Forestry
1 / 0
Remote Sensing
1 / 0
Medicine
1 / 14
Biology
1 / 0
Engineering
1 / 0
Education Majors
1 / 2
Audiology
1 / 14

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2011 0 2
2012 0 2
2013 1 0
2014 0 2
2015 1 0
2016 0 4
2017 0 3
2018 1 0
2019 2 0

General info

Alternative names OVU
Founded 1960
Motto Educating to Serve
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 81
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 1 Campus View Drive
Vienna, West Virginia, 26105-8000
United States
City population 11,000
Phone 3048656000
Fax +1 (304) 865 6001

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