Old Dominion University: Ranking & Review

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Norfolk Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 170 494
Top 3%

Old Dominion University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate86%85%87%
Applicants11,1595,0796,080
Admissions9,5664,3005,266
Enrolled undergraduates2,9381,3681,570
Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,37510,72413,651

11,705 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

5,674 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,893
Percent of students submitting SAT scores83%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
535

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores478
Percent of students submitting ACT scores21%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
21

Old Dominion University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,594 $43,444
Off-campus $25,594 $43,444
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,268 and other expenses per full academic year.

Old Dominion University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,830 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,630 $23,955
Fees for full-time undergraduates $3,420 $3,945
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $335 $930
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,168 $26,820
Fees for full-time graduates $2,736 $3,156
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $496 $1,249

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 802 117 79 998
Education 289 360 56 705
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 582 61 9 652
Engineering 272 221 33 526
Social Sciences 449 19 12 480
English Language and Literature & Letters 277 29 3 309
Psychology 285 11 12 308
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 226 10 3 239
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 212 212
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 171 171
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 80 38 7 125
Visual and Performing Arts 109 109
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 96 96
History 69 19 88
Physical Sciences 35 20 13 68
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 50 2 52
Mathematics and Statistics 23 10 1 34
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 17 17
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 15 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 5 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3 3
Grand Total4,0159732305,218

A total of 4,015 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Old Dominion University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,203 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%49%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesOld Dominion
ODU
Founded1930
MottoChanging Lives
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsslate blue, silver, cerulean blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,779
Instructional FTE1,051
Research FTE26
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteodu.edu
Address5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, Virginia, 23529
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone7576833000

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