Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Tuition & Fees

$11,360

$31,520

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
48%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
49%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
27%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
40%
12-17
33%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
53%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,293
Declined + 1,468
Total Received 13,761
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Public

19,176

undergraduate students

4,499

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Human Services
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Codes

SAT 5126
ACT 5126

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Fun Facts

  • Nancy Lieberman, the first woman to coach a professional men's basketball team, got her start as an Old Dominion University Lady Monarch.
  • During the second half of home basketball games at Old Dominion University, the whole arena uses a time out to take part in a one-of-a-kind cheer/dance, the "Ice Cream and Cake."
  • An annual tradition at Old Dominion University is the Painting of the Paws, where students paint mascot Big Blue's paw prints throughout the campus.
  • Old Dominion University was actually founded as an extension of both the College of William and Mary and Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

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School Facts

Old Dominion University, is a public university. Founded in 1930 as a division of the College of William and Mary, it became an independent state university in 1962. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences, and Sciences. Its 251-acre campus in Norfolk, VA.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 23,675
Established in 1930
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSHSE (Council for Standards in Human Services Education)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEHSPAC (National Environmental Health Science & Protection Accreditation Council)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Norfolk, VA

251-acre campus in Norfolk (population: 244,076); branch campuses in Hampton, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach, on U.S. Navy ships at sea, and various distance education sites. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to local malls and Norfolk St U. Public transportation serves campus.

Old Dominion University
5115 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23529

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
18 fraternities 7% of male students
 
8 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
25%
500-599
48%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
49%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
27%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
40%
12-17
33%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
53%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,293
Declined + 1,468
Total Received 13,761

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

J. Christopher Fleming
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 800 348-7926
F: 757 683-3255
admissions@odu.edu

Financial Aid

44%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,108.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,020
Room $7,538
Board $5,298
Additional fees $340
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $25,496
Average Financial Aid - $11,108
Total with Avg. Aid $14,388

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $35,044,475
State $23,386,203
Institutional $6,825,795
Other external $271,575
Total $65,528,048

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,268,976
Institutional $11,205,424
Other external $2,315,906
Total $15,790,306
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 757 683-3683
F: 757 683-5920
finaid@odu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Vera Riddick
Director of Financial Aid
vriddick@odu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
diving
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
tennis
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, baseball, dodgeball, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, basketball, dodgeball, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, golf, non-tackle football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, team handball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
3D Media/Material Studies
Accounting
Actuarial Mathematics
Aerospace Engineering
African-American/African Studies
Applied Experimental Psychology
Applied Linguistics
Applied Mathematics
Applied Sociology
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Big Data Analytics
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Career/Technical Education
Chemistry
Cinema Production
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Community College Leadership
Community Health
Computational/Applied Mathematics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Cyber Operations
Cybercrime
Cybersecurity
Dance
Dance Education
Dental Hygiene
Early Childhood Education
Ecological Sciences
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Technology
English
Enterprise Cybersecurity
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health
Exercise Science/Wellness
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
Game Studies/Design
Geography
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
Health Services Research
Higher Education
History
Human Factors Psychology
Human Performance Technology
Human Services
Humanities
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems/Technology
Instructional Design/Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
Kinesiology/Rehabilitation
Leadership
Library/Information Sciences
Lifespan/Digital Communications
Literacy Leadership
Management
Maritime Trade Supply Chain Management
Maritime/Supply Chain Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Lab Science
Medical Technology
Modeling/Simulation Engineering
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Industry
Music Performance
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational/Technical Studies
Ocean/Earth Science
Ocean/Earth Sciences
Oceanography
Painting/Drawing
Park Recreation Tourism Studies
Park/Recreation/Tourism Studies
Personal Financial Planning
Philosophy
Photography/Print Media
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Writing
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Administration/Urban Policy
Public Health
Reading Education
Real Estate
Risk Management/Insurance
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sound Recording Technology
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Sport Management
Statistics/Biostatistics
Studio Art
Systems Engineering
Theatre
Theatre Education
Theatre/Dance
Theatre/Design Technology
Theatre/Performance
Women's Studies
Work/Professional Studies
World Languages/Cultures
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Human Services

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

23,675

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

19,176
students

Female
55%
10,631

Male
45%
8,545

19%

4,499
students

Female
60%
2,706

Male
40%
1,793

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

14,702
students

Female
56%
8,109

Male
44%
6,593

24%

4,474
students

Female
57%
2,522

Male
43%
1,952

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
32%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.70
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: October 1

Summer: March 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 62
Countries most often represented China
France
Greece
India
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Steve Risch
Director, International Admissions
757 683-3701
intladm@odu.edu

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