#1 Campus View Drive Vienna, WV 26105 304-865-6200
http://www.ovu.edu admissions@ovu.edu
About Ohio Valley University
  • Year of Foundation 1960
  • Size of Campus 267 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Church of Christ
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 540
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 6%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $12,750
  • Room and Board $5,850
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 20
  • Enrollment No. 512
Ohio Valley University is a faith-proclaiming, residential, liberal arts university located between Parkersburg and Vienna, West Virginia. OVU transforms lives in a Christ-centered academic community that integrates higher learning, biblical faith, and service to God and humanity. Challenging academic majors are offered in a variety of degree programs that are designed for traditional learners. Adult learners are also served through the School of Professional Studies and its emphasis on degree completion and continuing education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi;
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Diversity at the University
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Expressions; Drama Performances; Choir Concerts; Performing Ensembles Concerts
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Mission's Club, Women for Christ
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 4
  • Distance to nearest bus Parkersburg, WV (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (115), Wood County (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Charleston, WV (85)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 74%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 60%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 55%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (42%), men's dorms (48%), apartments for married students (10%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Number Of Subscriptions 142
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of e-books 93,763
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Library Facilities Online Databases, Study Rooms, Media Center, Copy Machine, Computers
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Microforms 60,203
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Internet Access N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 33,988
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 18
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,779
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 46
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Museums N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Public Debt (Department of Treasury)
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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