Overview

Next statements evaluate Old Dominion University by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $30,960.
  • The acceptance rate (96%) is much higher (very easy to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,120 SAT, 24 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 24,286.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (165 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of ODU are $30,960 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University $30,960

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia $32,651

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 graduate tuition & fees of ODU are $33,288 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University $33,288

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia $27,300

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of ODU is 96% and it is much higher (very easy to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 96%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 73%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of ODU is 22% and the yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 22%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 28%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at ODU is 1,120 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 1,120

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at ODU is 24 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 24

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 75

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at ODU is 53% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 53%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 67%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at ODU is 27% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 27%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 19%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at ODU is 76% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 76%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 83%

Student Population

The total student population at ODU is 24,286 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 24,286

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 12,989

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at ODU is $8,105 which is 26.18% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University $8,105

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia $9,648

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at ODU is 18 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 18 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 14 to 1

Number of Programs

ODU offers 165 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 165

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 90

Number of Online Programs

ODU offers 49 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia.

Old Dominion University 49

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Virginia 17