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Apply to OVU School of Graduate Education

To submit an application to our school, please complete the following form and select Submit Application.

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Admission Requirements

1) The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher (with a GPA of at least 2.5) from an accredited institution.

2) Attach an essay of one to two pages addressing your philosophy of teaching and learning and how you prefer to complete the degree program (the number of classes each semester, continual semesters or summers only, etc.) (In order to get financial aid you must take at least 2 classes each semester.)
(Essays can be attached after hitting the Submit Application button.)

3) A packet must be sent to OVU with the following items:

a) $30.00 nonrefundable application fee
b) Official transcripts from all previous institutions. (These may come directly from the institutions to the OVU registrar or, if in an envelope sealed by the institution, included in the packet.)
c) Two letters of recommendation that address your capacity to complete the program effectively and to use the additional knowledge to benefit yourself and others (These may come from instructors, co-workers, employers, or ministers, and they should have the author’s signature across the flap of the envelope.)

Materials in your packet may be sent to:
OVU School of Graduate Education
1 Campus View Drive
Vienna, WV 26105

You may call 877.466.8668(toll free) for additional information.

Personal Information
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Contact Information

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Demographic Information

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Academic Information

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Education History

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