Ohio Valley University

country rank  1591
world rank  5701

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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 Higher Learning Commission, 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 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

Name
Acronym OVU
Founded 1960
Motto Educating to Serve

University Location

Address 1 Campus View Drive
Vienna (population range: 10,000-49,999)
26105-8000 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 865 6000
F +1 (304) 865 6001

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Restorationist Christian-Restorationist Church of Christ - www.church-of-christ.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ohio Valley University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance 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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