Ohio Valley University

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Ohio Valley University can be found in Vienna, WV, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Ohio Valley University has only around 500 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores at this school. A score in the range of 1220 to 1540 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Ohio Valley University average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 36 percent with 28 percent of applicants deciding to attend.

Overall Ohio Valley University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Ohio Valley University was reported as 36.4% in Fall 2013 with over 904 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1220 - 1540
  • ACT Scores: 19 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Ohio Valley University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Ohio Valley University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Ohio Valley University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 15.2%
  • 2010-2011: 56.4%
  • 2011-2012: 45.6%
  • 2012-2013: 41.5%
  • 2013-2014: 36.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 40.3%

How Does Ohio Valley University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Ohio Valley University is fifty-two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany College49.5%
Davis & Elkins College57.3%
Kentucky Christian University51.4%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus89.2%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver87.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Ohio Valley University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 520
Math400 - 520
Writing410 - 500
Total Score1220 - 1540
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math18 - 23
Composite Score19 - 23
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