87%

Acceptance Rate

$7,692

Avg.Financial Aid

003728

FAFSA Code

About Old Dominion University (ODU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

24,176

Website

www.odu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Old Dominion University (ODU) is a public university, located in the coastal city of Norfolk, Virginia established in 1930 by the College of William and Mary. In 1962, the university became an independent institution. In 1969, it got a university status. It is a dynamic research institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of the country.

  • It has a total population of 24,176 students, in that 16,767 full-timers and 7,555 part-timers are included.

  • The retention rate of full-timers is 78%, whereas the part-timer's retention rate is 50%.

  • The university has a total graduation rate of 41%.

  • University is accredited by the South Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Online Education at ODU

  • The university is offering 108 online programs around 15 disciplines. The programs are the same as the ones being taught at the campus. The instructors are the same for online as well as campus students so that both sets of students get the same learning experience.

  • The students will receive all the support and guidance at each and every stage of the study starting from the application process to graduation. There is a technical support department that helps students if they find any difficulty while taking programs 24/7.

  • The exams for distance education students are taken by the university are mostly online and some may require a proctor. 97% of university students are satisfied with their overall online programs and education.


Reviews

The following are some of the reviews sourced by some of the university students

  • There are many opportunities for the network to connect with different kinds of people.

  • Culture is pretty good and always some activities and programs will be going on every day.

  • Students can find an awesome faculty who helps in each and everything related to education.

  • Overall students can enjoy campus life and can gain good knowledge, and it will remain as a really good memory forever.

Location & Contact

Address

5115 Hampton Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7576833000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

The following are the rankings sourced by the U.S news:

  • It is ranked 215th in National Universities.

  • At High School Rankings this university ranked 167th.

  • It is ranked at 121st in Top Public Schools.

  • Among all the programs of the country, this university ranked 199th place in Business programs.

  • It ranked as 146th in Engineering Program.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Feb

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

87%

SAT Range

990 - 1200

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

ODU is quite an easy school with moderate chances to get admitted in, with the acceptance rate of 87%. Last year, over 87 applicants out of every 100 were admitted into the faculty. Academically it has an average requirement for admission test scores.

The SAT and ACT score is recommended for admission at MSU. ACT score should be 18 or above. The average high school GPA requirement is 3.9 or above on a 4.0 scale for the admitted freshmen class. The application deadline for admissions at the university is the 1st of February.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,917

Average Annual Cost

$7,029

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$3,531

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,620

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,976

Total One Year Cost

$26,456

You may be having some queries in your mind, such as "How much does it take to attend the Old Dominion University?", So here is the answer to your query. The total cost to attend the University is $26,456 annually, it varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for, there are slight variations in the cost of attendance for various programs.

The Net-price to attend the university is $15,917, the average total cost for tuition is $7,029, books and supplies are $1,300, $11,620 for room and board, and $3,531for other fees. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

59%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$848

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

289 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

289 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

281 Graduates

Criminology

276 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

269 Graduates

Biology, General

213 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

212 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

209 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

182 Graduates

Engineering Technologies/Technician...

171 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

153 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

138 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

121 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

104 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

96 Graduates

Sociology

82 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

80 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

80 Graduates

Marketing

74 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

72 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

69 Graduates

History

69 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

66 Graduates

Political Science and Government

60 Graduates

Civil Engineering

56 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

49 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

47 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

46 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

24 Graduates

Mathematics

23 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

22 Graduates

Computer Engineering

20 Graduates

Music

19 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

18 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

16 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

15 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

14 Graduates

Physics

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

13 Graduates

Engineering, General

11 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

11 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

11 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

19,372

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

77%

Part-time

23%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

44% White

3% Unknown

31% Black

9% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

11%

Out Of State

88%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,797 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

23%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,530/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,090/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,090/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Big Blue

School Colors

silver and navy blue

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Conference USA

Total Male Athletes

287

Total Female Athletes

195

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

30

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sailing

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by ODU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,090 per year for living on campus. The students at Old Dominion University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,090 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At ODU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$18,725

$28,125

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$194 - 292

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,692

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,879

Students Receiving State Aid

42%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,720

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,825

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,662

$30K - $48K

$10,689

$48K - $75K

$7,412

$75K - $110K

$4,367

> $110K

$2,622

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$64,997,162

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$15,191,426

The university helps students and their families to develop a plan that they are comfortable with. Every year the university develops a customized financial plan for hundreds of students. The eligible students can utilize these aids and can meet up their academic needs.

The university offers federal aid, loans, work-study, and state grants for those who are eligible. The FAFSA form must be filled. The ODU federal school code is 003728 to avail of these financial aids.

The following are the various financial aid provided by the university.

  • The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

  • The State Aid includes Commonwealth Grant, Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Merit-Based Scholarship, Annual, and Endowed University Scholarship, The Nicholas Andrasz Academic and Social Service Endowed Scholarship, The Edward N.Antoun, AH Environmental Endowed Scholarship in Engineering, The Beta Sigma Phi-Alice Brewer White Memorial Endowed Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid includes the Army ROTC Scholarship, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program.

  • Around 93% of students receive Gift Aid for an average amount of $7,692.

  • A total of 45% of students receive Federal Grant Aid for an average amount of $4,879.

  • An average amount of $4,720 is offered as State Aid to 42% of students.

  • And 77% of students receive Institutional Aid for an average amount of $3,825.

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