Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University

Norfolk , United States
  • 83
    Acceptance Rate
  • 88
    Available Programs
  • 24000
  • 68
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


Old Dominion University, located in the coastal city of Norfolk, is Virginia's entrepreneurial-minded doctoral research university with more than 24,000 students, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.

Students can choose from over 120 undergraduate programs, over 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels and a wealth of certificate and professional development programs. They learn from experts in their chosen field, as the award-winning faculty bring their real-world expertise to classrooms that foster innovation and collaboration.

Entry requirements

Applicants must complete High School. Admission to all levels of University study is contingent upon successful completion of English language proficiency requirements. Non-native speakers of English can provide evidence of English language proficiency through a variety of options. 

Scholarship & funding

Scholarships are available at Old Dominion University. For more information


Student life

Preview is ODU's on-campus orientation program for new students and their families. Preview includes an introduction to campus resources, engagement in university traditions, connection with other new Monarchs, meeting with an academic advisor, and registering for classes. Students and families are guided through the program by Preview Counselors, current undergraduates involved with virtually every aspect of Preview.