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Old Dominion University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


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Old Dominion University Description:

Old Dominion University is a large, public university located in Norfolk, Virginia. The university has a 185-acre main campus, two branch campuses, and one of the largest distance learning programs in the country. Old Dominion offers 70 bachelor's degree programs with business and health being quite popular among undergraduates. The university also has one of the largest ROTC programs in the U.S. In athletics, the Old Dominion Monarchs compete in the NCAA Division I Colonial Athletic Association where they have won numerous championship titles.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 24,670 (19,612 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 76% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,190 (in-state); $22,230 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,454
  • Other Expenses: $2,875
  • Total Cost: $21,519 (in-state); $35,559 (out-of-state)

Old Dominion University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 76%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 76%
    • Loans: 63%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,935
    • Loans: $6,335

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Criminology, Engineering Technologies, English, Mental and Social Health Services, Nursing, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Psychology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 24%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 25%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Old Dominion University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.odu.edu/fusion/about/univmission.shtml

"Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a dynamic public research institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement."

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