Ohio Valley University

country rank : 1585

world rank     : 5424

University Overview

  

Established in 1960, Ohio Valley University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Vienna (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Ohio Valley University (OVU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Restorationist religion. Ohio Valley University (OVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. OVU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
OVU


Founded
1960


Motto
Educating to Serve


Mascot
McGregor


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int’l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 30-40%

Admission Office
1 Campus View Drive
Vienna 26150
+1 (304) 865 6200

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
250-499

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
under-50

Control TypeControl Type
Private

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Ohio Valley University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • West Virginia State Department of Education
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

 

Affiliations

  

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

 

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