Ohio Valley University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Vienna, WV

$22,400

Avg tuition

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About Ohio Valley University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Churches of Christ  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Ohio Valley University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Vienna, West Virginia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 253, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 95%. The university offers 22 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 25%, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Tuition and fees for students are $22,400.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

95% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

56% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

25% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 870-1090

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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273

Students enrolled

51%

Online student enrollment

9:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

49%

Non-U.S. Citizen

21%

Unknown

11%

Hispanic

9%

Black

5%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

44%

Socio-economic diversity

30% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

138

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

96% On-campus

4% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $22,400 $22,400
Graduate $7,200 $7,200

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $8,089
On-campus other expenses $2,000
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,980
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,000
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $1,800

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $33,489 $33,489
Off-campus without family $33,380 $33,380
Off-campus with family $25,200 $25,200

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

35%

State Grant Aid

14%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

30%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,101
State Grant Aid $3,358
Institution Grant Aid $13,390
Pell Grant Aid $2,616

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$30k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

4

Education

BA

MA

DOC

5

Engineering Technologies/Technicians

BA

MA

DOC

6

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

7

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

8

Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities

BA

MA

DOC

9

Mathematics And Statistics

BA

MA

DOC

10

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies

BA

MA

DOC

11

Psychology

BA

MA

DOC

12

Security And Protective Services

BA

MA

DOC

13

Theology And Religious Vocations

BA

MA

DOC

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.