Private 4 Year

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, West Virginia

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Ohio Valley University overview
Location Vienna, West Virginia
Online ovu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Ohio Valley University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Ohio Valley University, located in Vienna, West Virginia, is a private Christian institution that offers a blend of liberal arts and biblical education. Founded in 1958, the university sits in a suburban setting, not far from the city of Parkersburg, allowing students to enjoy the tranquility of a small-town atmosphere with access to urban amenities. Its campus is characterized by modern facilities that contribute to the academic environment, with ample opportunities for on-campus living through a selection of residence halls. Academically, Ohio Valley University is known for its programs in business, education, and biblical studies, among others. The university provides a learning experience that integrates faith with various academic disciplines. While Ohio Valley University is modest in terms of size, it maintains a selective admissions process. Although the university is not particularly renowned for its athletic prowess, students participate in a range of intercollegiate sports as the Fighting Scots.

  240 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 33 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $22,400 plus fees of $150.

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Ohio Valley University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$150
Room and Board $9,190
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$34,740

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$36,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

43% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Ohio Valley University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 31%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 27%
Education 24%
Psychology 7%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 5%

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