Ohio Valley University Demographics & Diversity

Vienna, West Virginia

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Ohio Valley University are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ohio Valley University students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 12%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 9%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 1% more male students than female students enrolled at Ohio Valley University with a gender ratio of 50% men to 50% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Ohio Valley University has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ohio Valley University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for Ohio Valley University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 256
Women 253

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Ohio Valley University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 72% of the student body residing outside of West Virginia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ohio Valley University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 28%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 16%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,818 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6.9%
Part time Undergrads 1.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237640 IPEDS survey data for Ohio Valley University.

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