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Ohio Valley University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Vienna, WV

Ohio Valley University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 402

Average annual cost of attendance: $16,714

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $23,438

Campus Setting: Small City

Religious Affiliation: Churches of Christ

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Ohio Valley University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $17,652

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $13,185

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $14,973

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $17,126

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $17,545


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Ohio Valley University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Ohio Valley University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 37%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 56%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $37,200

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 47%

Ohio Valley University Admissions

Ohio Valley University Acceptance Rate: 64%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 440 to 570

SAT Critical Reading: 410 to 490

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 17 to 22

ACT Math: 17 to 23

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Ohio Valley University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Ohio Valley University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 43%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 74%

Typical student debt: $23,438

Typical monthly loan payment: $249

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Majors at Ohio Valley University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Ohio Valley University:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 8%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 24%
  • Education – 11%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 3%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 8%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 22%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 2%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 4%
  • Psychology – 7%
  • Science Technologies/Technicians – 1%
  • Theology and Religious Vocations – 8%

For more information about the various majors at Ohio Valley University, visit their website.

Ohio Valley University Diversity


Overall Composition at Ohio Valley University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Ohio Valley University full time:  97%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Ohio Valley University part time:  3%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Ohio Valley University:  7%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 1%

Black: 11%

Hispanic: 5%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 12%

Two or more races: 3%

Unknown: 8%

White: 58%

Ohio Valley University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.6

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.2

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 12.4

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.