Ohio Valley University

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Ohio Valley University is a nonprofit private institution that has a large selection of programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Vienna, West Virginia, in a predominantly urban area. The school's Churches of Christ affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. The school enrolls 500 students annually, allowing for a more personalized education.

Areas of study available at Ohio Valley University include:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Theology And Religious Vocations

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the school. Most common test scores among applicants accepted to this school are between 18 to 24 on the ACT, or 1280 to 1690 for the SAT exam. This school accepts around 50 percent of students applying annually. Of those applicants admitted, about 37 percent enrolled.

Tuition is approximately $20,000 annually, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $3,600 each year. Students enrolled at Ohio Valley University may qualify for aid which is typically grants and loans.

Ohio Valley University offers several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

Students who wish to see more about this school can check out their website at http://www.ovu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the applicants Ohio Valley University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Ohio Valley University is about 450, with undergraduate students making up about 93% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $18,000-$22,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $590 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$11,936
Receiving Student Loans80%$8,482

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Ohio Valley University may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Ohio Valley University has an overall graduation rate which is around 36%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years15%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Ohio Valley University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (371)
  • Basketball (371)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies


English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

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    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Ohio Valley University for official up-to-date information.

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