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Here's an overiew of some of Ohio Valley University's admissions stats.
|Ohio Valley University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Mean SAT Score||982|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||42.6%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||42.6%|
Continue reading for more information on Ohio Valley University's admissions stats.
Ohio Valley University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is slightly difficult to get into Ohio Valley University. Ohio Valley University has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Ohio Valley University accepted 44% of students, around 244 of the 553 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Ohio Valley University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Ohio Valley University must submit the following items. Double check with Ohio Valley University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Other Requirements||√||ACT-18 or higher; SAT-940 or higher|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. 4.0. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Students admitted to Ohio Valley University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2
Ohio Valley University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Ohio Valley University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 42.6% of Ohio Valley University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 42.6% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Ohio Valley University applicants, you should strive to earn between 860 and 1070 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Ohio Valley University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1070 and 25% of scored lower than 860, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Ohio Valley University student is 982.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Ohio Valley University students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Ohio Valley University students scored 550 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Ohio Valley University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Ohio Valley University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Ohio Valley University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Ohio Valley University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Ohio Valley University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Does Ohio Valley University accept transfer credits?
Ohio Valley University ✅ accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Ohio Valley University accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to Ohio Valley University?
✅ Ohio Valley University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Ohio Valley University's acceptance rate?
✅ Ohio Valley University's acceptance rate is 44%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Ohio Valley University?
❌ Ohio Valley University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Ohio Valley University?
❌ Ohio Valley University does not offer eary action.
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