19,540
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,059
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
85
85%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Old Dominion University is a University institution located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 108 Rollins Hall
5215 Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Ms. Shereen Williams
Customer Service Manager, Admissions Office
Email: admissions@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-3648
Fax: 757-683-3255

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Education (specific Subject Areas) Related Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Mental And Social Health Services And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,159
Applied
9,566
Accepted
19,540
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

6,080
Females Applied
5,266
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,079
Males Applied
4,300
Males Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.29
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.7
Recommended Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan December 1st January 15th Yes
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 557 500 610
SAT Math 534 480 590
ACT Composite 23 19 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,872
In-state
29,772
Out-of-state
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Fees

312
Full-time student fees
12,338
Room & board
7,248
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,059
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,247
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,000
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,361
Avg. Loan Aid
5,170
Avg. Grant Aid
7,369
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
47%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,540
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.72%
Black or African American 30.52%
White or Caucasian 44.66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 4.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.34%
Two or more races 6.77%
Other 2.57%

Gender

Male (44.75%)
Female (55.25%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Involvement Fair and Relay for Life

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
daycare, career and veterans' counseling

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Asian Pacific American Student Union, Student Government Association, Student Veterans Association, Colleges Against Cancer and Student Activities Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
lighted pathways, video cameras, on-campus EMTs, emergency notification system

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,500
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 840
Part-time - 660
Male - 726
Female - 774