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Old Dominion University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

24,466 Students

86% Admitted

  • 24,375 full time
  • 8,136 part time
  • 7,601 men full time
  • 8,729 women full time
  • 10,315 applied
  • 7,770 admitted
  • 2,750 enrolled

19,540 Undergraduates

$6,330 Tuition/Year

  • 5,501 Graduates
  • 459 Non-Degree
  • $6,330 in state
  • $3,420 fees
  • $11,620 room & board
  • $1,300 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Blue and gray
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Krystal from Newport News, VA
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  • ODU has a great diverse student body where everyone can find a group no matter where they are from or their preferences. There are amazing professors that really care about…

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  • Janae from Norfolk, VA
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  • Definitely utilize all of the resources that Old Dominion University have to offer. They are here to help and make your career as successful as possible. With your hard work,…

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  • Morgan - Portsmouth, VA
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  • The faculty is so helpful & generous. There is so much diversity on campus, so being more open-minded is key. There is much to explore & learn on this campus…

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  • Mia from Suitland, MD
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  • This school has everything I'm looking for and such a beautiful campus. Many things for new students to get active in and not a very far spread out campus (10…

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Mission Statement


... In Teaching

Learning the modern way - the ODU way - isn't one dimensional. It sparks your imagination, taps all of your senses, and makes use of today's technologies. Our professors bring classrooms to life. They are the recipients of 26 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards, the highest honor for teaching in the state, and numerous other teaching recognitions. Nearly 95% of our classrooms and modern buildings are packed with 21st century teaching technology. From our award-winning Career Management Center to our study abroad, Honors College and Center for Service and Civic Engagement, learning happens in and out of our classrooms. One thing is for certain, what you learn at ODU will prepare you to succeed anywhere.

... In Scholarship

ODU professors are masters in their fields, recognized by peers, organizations, businesses, and industries across the country. More than 75 professors have been named Fellows in national societies and professional organizations, and nearly 400 professional and academic journals are edited by ODU faculty.

...In Research

Our research teams generate $88 million in annual funding through more than 400 ongoing projects. Supported by grants from NSF, NIH, Department of Energy, and DOD, among others, we've already made ground-breaking advances in several fields.

Old Dominion University
  • Located in Norfolk, VA
  • Public
  • 24,466 students enrolled
  • 86% admitted
  • $6,330 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lindsay from Virginia Beach, VA
  • I am a current student here

    The campus isn't that big which is nice, you can easily walk everywhere on campus. The people are great. most everyone is friendly. I love living on campus here.

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  • April from Alexandria, VA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I personally didn't want to leave. it has a beautiful and diverse campus with lots of things to do in your spare time.

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