332
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Old Dominion University / College of Arts and Letters is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Music Education (MME)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
(Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 72
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

276
Applied
182
Accepted
117
Enrolled
66%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st February 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

332
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.02%
Black or African American 12.95%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 1.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 6.63%
Unknown 1.81%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

146
Total faculty
Full-time (135)
Part-time (11)
Male (81)
Female (65)

Research

Focus of faculty research: National security, creative writing, criminal justice, rhetoric and composition, lifespan communications
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
770,946

Location & Contact

Address 9000 Batten Arts and Letters Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Kent Sandstrom
Dean
Email: ksandstr@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-3925
Fax: 757-683-5746