Ohio Valley University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Ohio Valley University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 480 students enrolled. This college was established in 1960 and is the only college located in Vienna, West Virginia.

Ohio Valley University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Ohio Valley University.

OVU implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, General Studies, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
46%
Ohio Valley University student retention rate is very low at 46% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Ohio Valley University is good -- 10:1. Read more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,200
Average tuition pricing is fairly high, about $16,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Ohio Valley University (not included in tuition costs) are about $1,800, which totals $18,200 per year.

Read the details about Ohio Valley University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
42%
According to government data, 751 applications were submitted and 312 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Ohio Valley University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Ohio Valley University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Ohio Valley University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B+
Ohio Valley University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 400 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $3,400 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Ohio Valley University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ohio Valley University Location and Maps



Post Address: Ohio Valley University, #1 Campus View Drive, Vienna, West Virginia 26105-8000, USA
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