Ohio Valley College of Technology

  • Ohio Valley College of Technology is an institution of higher learning dedicated to allowing the student to grow both personally and professionally so the student is employable after graduation. OVCT will help you reach your educational goals by providing specialized training in career fields that are necessary to succeed in a competitive job market, while developing communication skills, interpersonal skills and citizenship responsibilities.For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at,  www.ovct.edu/academic-programs
School Highlights
  • Ohio Valley College of Technology serves 146 students (89% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Ohio Valley College of Technology is one of 3 community colleges within Columbiana County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Ohio Valley College of Technology is Kent State University at East Liverpool (4.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Ohio Valley College of Technology places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Ohio Valley College of Technology(OH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty12 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Ohio Valley College of Technology has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Ohio Valley College of Technology diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment146 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:127:1
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# Full-Time Students130 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students16 students284 students
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
-
12%
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% White
97%
73%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.060.44
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College Completion Rate
64%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,400$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,698 is less than the state average of $13,841. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,698$13,841
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Tuition Notes*Contact institution
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,375$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,100$6,834
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Acceptance Rate80%83%
This chart display the percent admitted of Ohio Valley College of Technology and the community college average percent admitted of OH by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • OVCT, founded in 1886, is a two-year private institution offering Occupational Associate Degrees in Applied Business. Located in East Liverpool Ohio, the campus is easily accessible from the intersection of Ohio State Routes 11 & 7 and US Route 30. Offering its students a small college experience allows a more personalized approach to college. Here, instructors genuinely care about their students. With a low student-faculty ratio, more one-on-one attention is provided in the classroom. The college offers career programs in Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting.Nursing Medical Office Administration, Business Administration The Ohio Valley College of Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Occupational Associate Degrees in Applied Business and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,885 per year for in-state students and $11,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,841 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Herzing University Toledo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.