Old Dominion University

5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529

About Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,253
Student Age% Under 2561%
 % 25 and Over39%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time65%
 % Part-time35%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.2%
 % Black20.8%
 % Asian5.0%
 % Latino3.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown4.4%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted69%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled36%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT78%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT29%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math490 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3623 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,214
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,966
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans56%
 % Undergraduates with Grants71%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,759
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,759
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,875
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,875
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,875

Neighborhood Data for the Norfolk Area

Median Age29.6
Median Household Income$43,914
Total Population241,943
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total51.5% 48.5%
 Age 0-949.9%50.1%
 Age 10-1751.5%48.5%
 Age 18-2459.4%40.6%
 Age 25-2955.2%44.8%
 Age 30-3952.7%47.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White48.2%
 % Black43.4%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino6.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,759
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,759
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$746
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50010.4%19.7%7.4%
 $500 to $74933.0%36.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99932.6%32.8%44.0%
 Over $100024.1%11.5%34.3%
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