Ohio Valley University: Review & Facts

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Ohio Valley University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 455 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
21
Fair
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 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Management, Business, and Theology and Religion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
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.

Ohio Valley University student retention rate is low at 58% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Ohio Valley University is low - 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at OVU is good, 10:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,900
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high - around $18,100 per year. The additional fees at OVU (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,800; which makes it a total of $19,900 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 882 applications were submitted and 415 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at OVU in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
Ohio Valley University provides 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
A-
Safe
Ohio Valley University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, around $3,600 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Ohio Valley University seems to be a 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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