Old Dominion University: Ranking & Review

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Norfolk
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United States
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World
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1170493
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

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

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

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 Programs80211779998
Education28936056705
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services582619652
Engineering27222133526
Social Sciences4491912480
English Language and Literature & Letters277293309
Psychology2851112308
Biological and Biomedical Sciences226103239
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies212212
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields171171
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services80387125
Visual and Performing Arts109109
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies9696
History691988
Physical Sciences35201368
Public Administration and Social Service Professions50252
Mathematics and Statistics2310134
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1717
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1515
Philosophy and Religious Studies66
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
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 population246,000
Phone7576833000

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