Old Dominion University: Review & Facts

Old Dominion University
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Old Dominion University is a large four-year, public school with 24,755 students enrolled. This college was established in 1930 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Norfolk, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Old Dominion University.

Old Dominion University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Engineering, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
80%
The student retention rate at Old Dominion University is high at 80% (well above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Old Dominion University is below average: 51%. Nearly 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Old Dominion University is reasonably decent -- 21:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,200
Average tuition prices are fairly high - around $15,200 a year. The additional fees at Old Dominion University not covered by tuition are about $3,000; this makes it a total of $18,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Old Dominion University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
75%
Old Dominion University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

According to government data, 10,315 applications were submitted and 7,770 were accepted (75%); so it is easy to enroll at this school.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Old Dominion University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Old Dominion University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (757) 683-3000 or check Old Dominion University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Old Dominion University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Old Dominion University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Old Dominion University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 4,600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - nearly $5,100 annually.

Army and Navy ROTC programs are available at Old Dominion University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Old Dominion University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Old Dominion University Location and Maps



Post Address: Old Dominion University, 5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529, USA
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