Ohio Valley University requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Ohio Valley University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Ohio Valley University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Ohio Valley University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 29% of students who start college at Ohio Valley University complete all the credits required within six years.
Ohio Valley University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Ohio Valley University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Ohio Valley University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Ohio Valley University.
Reminder: Check with Ohio Valley University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Ohio Valley University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Ohio Valley University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Ohio Valley University
Ohio Valley University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
❌ Ohio Valley University does not offer services for students with disabilities.
✅ Ohio Valley University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Ohio Valley University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Ohio Valley University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 Ohio Valley University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Icy Belle Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Ohio Valley University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Ohio Valley University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Ohio Valley University does not have any ROTC programs.
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